|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1851|
|Death: ||May 6, 1912|
Son to Richard and Asena Burdge. Martin was born in Marion county Indiana. After his father died in 1857, he moved with his Mother, brother George, and sister Asena to Sullivan, Indiana. He married Matilda Jane Oaks on 12 Aug. 1869 in Sullivan, Indiana. Not long after they married, they moved with Matilda's mother to Nebraska.
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The Nebraska Signal, contributed by Charles Grote.
The Late Martin P. Burge--Martin Perry Burdge was born in Sullivan county, Ind. January 5, 1851. At the age of nineteen he was married to Matilda Jane Oaks and they removed to Illinois. In the autumn of 1870 Mr. and Mrs. Burdge removed to Fillmore county and took a homestead in Liberty precinct. There they resided until they removed to Geneva about twenty years ago. Mr. Burdge is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. John Sauer of Benkelman, Mrs. J. W. Puckett and Mrs. H.D. Vorda (Vodra) of Bennett Colorado, Charles C. Burdge of Omaha, Mrs. Lilian Thompson of Sioux City and Earl Burdge of Geneva. All the children were present at the funeral, as were also S. C. Oakes of Seward and Mrs. J.W. Williams of Geneva, brother and sister of Mrs. Burdge. Mr. Burdge had served as a member of the city council. He was a member of the A.O.U.W. of A Degree of Honor and Court of Honor. The funeral was conducted from the family residence at 2:30 pm. Tuesday by Rev. C. L. Meyers. The interment was in the Geneva cemetery. The A.O.U.W. burial service was read at the cemetery.
The children mentioned above are as follows:
Mrs. John Sauer was Emma Zetta Burdge born 24 Oct. 1870
Mrs. Johnathon W. Puckett was Mary Alice Burdge born 14 Feb. 1873
Mrs. Harry Daniel Vodra was Elizabeth Ann Burdge born 29 Sept. 1879
Charles Calvin Burdge born March 1875
Mrs. Lilian Thompson (Fred) was Lilian Mae born 1887
Earl Burdge was Martin Earl Burdge born 1889
Asena Isgrigg Burdge (1810 - 1874)
Matilda Jane Oaks Burdge (1851 - 1924)*
William H. Earls (1834 - 1864)*
Martin Perry Burdge (1851 - 1912)
George Washington Burdge (1852 - 1899)*
Asena Burdge Starkey (1854 - 1871)*
Created by: miss morgan
Record added: Mar 28, 2011
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