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Dora Miller Burke
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1884
California, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1951
Tuolumne County
California, USA

Age 67

Mother's Maiden Name: Grelick
Name: Dora Burke
Home in 1930: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Age: 46
Birthplace: California
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's name: William C Burke
Race: White
Occupation:Wife and Mother
Education:Able to read and write English
Military Service:None
Rent/home value:$8500/Owns home/Wwns a radio/Does not live on a farm.
Age at first marriage:22
Parents' birthplace: Both parents were born in Germany
Household Members' Names & Ages:
William C Burke, Age 47
Dora Burke, Age 46
Doris M Burke, Age 21
Patricia Burke, Age 20
Marian C Burke, Age 17
Barbara Burke, Age 15
William C Burke, Age 13
Constance Burke, Age 11
Beverly Burke, Age 9

William was Dora's husband. The others were her six daughters and one son.

In 1920, William was a pumper for C.C.M.Oil Company. The family lived in Kern County, California.

In 1910, the family lived on Sunset Boulevard,Sherman Pct., Cahuenga, Los Angeles County, California, where William was a farmer on a general farm.

In 1900, Dora was living with her parents and siblings. The family information that year follows:

Name: Jacob Miller
Home in 1900: Cahuenga, Los Angeles County, California
Age: 66
Birth Date: Aug 1833
Birthplace: Germany
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1864
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Spouse's name: Dorathea Miller
Marriage Year: 1875
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 25
Occupation: Farmer with 73 farm animals
Household Members:
Jacob Miller, age 66
Dorathea Miller, age 53, born Apr. 1847
Emma Miller, age 25, born May 1875
Elsa Miller, age 21, born Jul 1875
Theresa Miller, age 19, Jan 1881
Dora Miller, age 16, born Jan 1884
William Miller, age 12, Jul 1887
Eda Miller, age 9, Nov 1890

Dorathea had seven children but lost one before the 1900 census was taken. All the children were born in California.

All members of the family could read, write and speak English. The home was theirs, but mortgaged.

Before Dora was born, her parents were already living in Los Angeles County. Dora's uncle, William Grelick,a machinist, was living with them. Jacob worked with marble.

Name: Jacob Miller
Home in 1880: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Age: 45
Birthplace: Germany
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Dora (Dorathea) Miller
Father's birthplace: Ger
Mother's birthplace: Ger
Occupation: Marble Works
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members:
Jacob Miller, age 45
Dora Miller, age 22
Emma Miller, age 5
Elsie Miller, age 1
William Grelick, age 19

Before Dora's parents were married, her father was already living in Los Angeles County working as a marble cutter.
Family links: 
  William Charles Burke (1882 - 1961)
  Marion E Burke Beresford (1912 - 2002)*
  Barbara Burke Nadotti (1914 - 1972)*
  Beverly Burke Thomas (1920 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Columbia Public Cemetery
Tuolumne County
California, USA
Plot: Pg 5, Sec 288
Created by: Mohr Historical Research...
Record added: Jan 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63800119
Dora <i>Miller</i> Burke
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Dora <i>Miller</i> Burke
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Dora <i>Miller</i> Burke
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- Mohr Historical Researcher
 Added: Sep. 18, 2011

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