|Death: ||May 1, 1934|
Obituary contributor Cari Aiken (#47126322)
The Daily Courier (Connellsville, PA) May 2, 1934 (Wednesday)
At Perryopolis; Last Civil War Veteran
Jacob Burket, 89 years old, the last surviving Civil War Veteran of Perry township, died at 6:00 o'clock Tues- day evening at his hom at Perry- opolis following an illness of more than a year. Mr. Burket, born near Cumberland Valley, Somerset county, spent the greater portion of his life in Fayette county. He had been a resident of Perryopolis for 15 years. He served throughout the Civil Was as a mem- ber of Company G. ??th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. He is sur- vived by his wife, Mrs. Hannah Burket, four daughters, Mrs Laura Joseph of Johnstown, Mrs. Ella Em- erick of Fairhope, Somerset county, Mrs. Clara Young of Belleville and Mrs. James Marshall of Perryopolis, R. D. 1 and three sons, William Burket of Sargus, Cal. Elmer Burket of Inglewood, Cal. and C. C. Burket of Brownsville. There are 26 grand- children and 21 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the late home. Interment will be made in the Flatwoods Cemetery. Rev. Carl E. Chapman pastor of the Perryopolis Methodist Episcopal Church, will offi- ciate.
(Note: death date Tuesday, May 1, 1934)
Hannah Smith Burkett (1848 - 1935)
Note: Civil war Veteran - ?? 54th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
Created by: Kenneth Young
Record added: May 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19497088
Marie & Dale V.
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