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Silas Burk

Silas Burk[1]

Male 1829 - 1913  (83 years)

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  • Name Silas Burk  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 6 Nov 1829  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID L7JQ-5RY 
    Died 12 Jul 1913  [3, 4
    Buried Burk Cemetery, Harwich Twp, Kent Co., ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I4164  Main
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2018 

    Father James Burk,   b. 17 Jun 1806, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1892  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Hartford,   b. 25 Dec 1811,   d. 2 Aug 1883  (Age 71 years) 
    Family ID F1626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Todd,   b. 15 Aug 1831,   d. 7 Jan 1908  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Burk,   b. Abt 1853, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Noble Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Marshall Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emma Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ida Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Arminda Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Eva Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Nelson Burk,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +10. Loammi Burk,   b. 24 Dec 1854, Darlington Township, Durham County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1904, Harwich Township, Kent, Ontario, CAN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +11. Sidney Burk,   b. 1866,   d. 1954  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F3263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Silas Burk
    Silas Burk
    'Burk Old Timers' (large)
    "Burk Old Timers" (large)
    The note that came with the photo read: The photo was taken in Blenheim Ontario. It has "5 sons + one daughter of James Burk" written across the bottom. The people in this photo are old, and named as: Solomon Burk, Zebina (?) Burk, Silas B. John B. Dolly (Mrs. Hartford) and Elijah Burk Born Jan. 8 1838 Married Feb 2, 1862. On the reverse are some family dates that were "narrated June 17 1961 Ada Burk Wife of Owen Burk". The dates on the reverse look to be the children of Elijah Burk.
    'Burk Old Timers'
    "Burk Old Timers"
    back (top half)
    'Burk Old Timers'
    "Burk Old Timers"
    back (bottom half)

    Headstones
    Silas and Mary Burk headstone
    Silas and Mary Burk headstone

  • Notes  FamilySearch ID:

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S969] Graham Stewart, (gstewart8@cogeco.ca), Photo taken in Blenheim, ON (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S1735] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 24 Sep 2018), entry for Silas Burk, person ID L7JQ-5RY. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1523] Stephen Burke, Stephen Burke, (lauriesteve@kent.net), email to JSH (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S693] Gravestone Photo, Silas Burk, born Nov 6, 1829, died July 12, 1913; Mary Todd, his wife born Aug 15, 1831, died Jan 7, 1910. (Reliability: 0).