Virginia Geraldine "Ginger" Burleson was born on February 15, 1920
and died on March 25, 1976.
Also see these notes on her husband
Louis F. Burleson
The daughter of Geraldine Virginia Burns (Byrnes) and Charles Griffiths, she
emigrated to the United States through Ellis Island as an infant in 1921
after her father died at sea from an illness.
Virginia Griffiths and Geraldine Griffiths arrived at Ellis Island on the
Cunard ship the SS Carmania on January 15th, 1921.
Their final destination was originally marked San Francisco California,
but it was changed enroute to Philadelphia.
In reality, they settled in Manhattan.
She lived in New York
City and New Jersey prior to he mother re-marriage to James Rylance in about
1933 when they moved to 807 Parkland Circle in Albuquerque New Mexico, the
armpit of the known universe.
Her husband was Lt. Col. Louis F. Burleson
and her only child was Donald K. Burleson.
Ginger Burleson looking pensive, 1942
Virginia Burleson, as a newlywed in 1942
Her husband Louis said that her buck teeth were so pronounced that she could
"eat an apple through a picket fence"!
Virginia Burleson's New Mexico Drivers license, 1963