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Rebecca Burk

Female 1829 - 1906  (77 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Burk  [1, 2
    Born 2 Jun 1829  Harrison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Dec 1906  Walkerton, St. Josephs, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5673  Carl's
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Family Henry Smith,   b. 21 May 1830, St. Joseph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1857  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1850  Marshall County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Nelson Sherman Smith,   b. 16 Feb 1852, Laporte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1927, Walkerton, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. George L. Smith,   b. 1854, Laporte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1911, Gary, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +3. Henry M. Smith,   b. 13 Feb 1857, La Porte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1933, North Of Walkerton, St. Joseph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Rebecca Snell (nee Burk) was born in Harrison county, Ohio, June 2, 1829. When only three years of age, her parents moved to Knox county, Ohio where they resided for fifteen years. In 1847, they moved to Starke county, Indiana. She was marri ed to Henry Smith, June 23, 1850 and settled on the Island. To this union three sons were born: Nelson S., George L. and Henry M. Her husband died April 5, 1857. She was married to Jacob Snell, September 23, 1860. Five children were born t o them: Jacob E. Snell, Addison L, Addie G., Eldora M and Delbert W., of whom only two survive. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Pollock, December 6, 1906, at 2:20 a.m., aged 77years, 5 months and 4 days. ....She leaves to mo urn her loss, five children, fourteen grandchildren, and one brother, Robert Burk, who lives at Clifton, Kansas. The remains were laid to rest at Woodlawn cemetery. The six grandsons acted as pall-bearers."; Walker Independent newspaper, pag e 4, December 14, 1904.

  • Sources 
    1. [S436] Walkerton Independent Newspaper, Walkerton, Indiana, page 4, December 14, 1904 (Reliability: 3).
      Obituary of Rebecca Burk

    2. [S470] 1850 Federal Census, Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana (Reliability: 3).
      Listed Rebecca Smith, age 22, born in OH

    3. [S470] 1850 Federal Census, Liberty, St. Joseph County, Indiana.

    4. [S487] Marshall County, Indiana Marriage Records, book 1, page 72 (Reliability: 3).
      Burk, Rebecca, to Henry Smith