Texas Family Group Sheet for the James Madison BURKE Family


Husband: James Madison BURKE
Birthdate: 5 Mar 1813
Birthplace: NC
Death date: 12 Mar 1894
Place of death: Collin Co., TX
Father: William BURKE
Mother: not known

Marriage date: 3 Aug 1834
Marriage place: Chatham Co., NC

Wife: Sarah Merrick DEMING
Birthdate: 21 Aug 1819
Birthplace: NC
Death date: 30 Jan 1910
Place of death: Collin Co., TX
Father: Fisher A. DEMING
Mother: Elizabeth Alston JONES

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: William W. BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 15 May 1835
Birthplace: Chatham Co., NC
Death date: bef 1923
Place of death:
Marriage date: 1857
Marriage place: TX
Spouse's name: Melinda Ann MUNCY

Child No. 2: Solomon G. BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 5 May 1838
Birthplace: Chatham Co., NC
Death date: bef 1923
Place of death:
Marriage date: 17 Feb 1870
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Malisa Catherine ALEXANDER

Child No. 3: James F. BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 25 Dec 1839
Birthplace: TN
Death date: bef 1923
Place of death:
Marriage date: 10 Nov 1881
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Artitia Dowell DONNELL

Child No. 4: Joseph Calvin BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 20 Nov 1841
Birthplace: Hardeman Co., TN
Death date: 14 May 1923
Place of death: Van Alstyne, Grayson Co., TX
Marriage date: 21 Jan 1869
Marriage place: Grayson Co., TX
Spouse's name: Anna Elizabeth ELLIOTT

Child No. 5: Margaret Emily BURKE
Sex:
Birthdate: 29 Nov 1843
Birthplace: Hardeman Co., TN
Death date: 23 Oct 1886
Place of death: Collin Co., TX
Marriage date: 25 Feb 1861
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: William W. WATSON

Child No. 6: Thomas P. BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 28 Dec 1845
Birthplace: Hardeman Co., TN
Death date: 12 Dec 1935
Place of death: Austin, Travis Co., TX
Marriage date: 19 Feb 1872
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Malinda Evalene CHASTAIN

Child No. 7: Levinia Elizabeth BURKE
Sex: F
Birthdate: 14 Nov 1847
Birthplace: Jefferson Co., AR
Death date: 21 Jun 1936
Place of death: Collin Co., TX
Marriage date: 18 Sep 1867
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Isaac FRANKLIN

Child No. 8: Eliza Jane BURKE
Sex: F
Birthdate: 30 Jun 1849
Birthplace: Jefferson Co., AR
Death date: 13 Apr 1877
Place of death:
Marriage date: 7 Oct 1872
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Samuel S. WATSON

Child No. 9: John H. BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 22 Mar 1851
Birthplace: Jefferson Co., AR
Death date: bef 1923
Place of death:
Marriage date: 22 Jan 1880
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Margaret E. MUNCY

Child No. 10: Sarah Ann BURKE
Sex: F
Birthdate: 28 Nov 1852
Birthplace: Jefferson Co., AR
Death date: 3 Mar 1943
Place of death: Cooke Co., TX
Marriage date: 2 Sep 1869
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: George Marion KERBY

Child No. 11: Marion Monroe BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 8 Jun 1854
Birthplace: Jefferson Co., AR
Death date: 5 Jun 1920
Place of death: Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ
Marriage date: 3 Aug 1882
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Eleanor Caledonia MUNCY

Child No. 12: George W. BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 5 Jul 1856
Birthplace: Jefferson Co., AR
Death date: 5 Apr 1893
Place of death: Collin Co., TX
Marriage date: 22 Dec 1881
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Josephine FORBIS

Child No. 13: Charles W. BURKE
Sex: M
Birthdate: 26 Nov 1858
Birthplace: Collin Co., TX
Death date: 30 Apr 1937
Place of death: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
Marriage date: 1 Dec 1897
Marriage place: Swisher Co, TX
Spouse's name: Maggie Smith

Child No. 14: Mary Caroline BURKE
Sex: F
Birthdate: Jul 1862
Birthplace: Collin Co., TX
Death date: aft 1930
Place of death:
Marriage date: 14 Dec 1880
Marriage place: Collin Co., TX
Spouse's name: Charles Andrew GIFFORD
 
 
Documentation:
* Fisher Deming Family Bible;
* Census Records for Chatham Co., NC (1840); Jefferson Co., AR (1850); Collin Co., TX (1860 - 1900); Clay and Cooke Counties, TX (1900-1920); Maricopa Co., AZ & Hale Co., TX (1920); Los Angeles Co., CA & Clay Co., TX (1930);
* Cemetery records: Mugg Cemetery, Collin Co., TX., Pilot Point Cemetery, Denton Co., TX., Elliott Cemetery, Grayson Co., TX., Plainview Cemetery, Hale Co., TX;
* Death Certificates for Lavinia Burke Franklin and Sarah Burke Kerby;
* Obituary for Joseph Calvin Burke (Van Alstyne "Leader"), May 1923;
* Marriage records for Collin, Grayson and Swisher Counties, TX;
* Confederate Pension Files for Joseph C. Burke and Thomas P. Burke.
 

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