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Solomon B. Burkham
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1854
Wheeling
Ohio County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1904
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Death Notices. BURKHAM In this city, January 13, 1904, Solomon, beloved husband of Mamie L. Burkham, and father of Cecil, Harlan, Nellie and Kate Burkham, a native of Wheeling, W. Va., aged 49 years and 20 days. Remains at the parlors of Porter and White, 423 Golden Gate avenue. Interment at Bodie, Cal. (San Francisco Call, 1/14/1904)

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S. B. Burkham, a well known and respected citizen of Bodie, and proprietor of the Hawthorne and Bodie Stage line, died in San Francisco on the 13th instant of cancer, after a long illness. The remains were shipped to Bodie, where the funeral will take place Sunday. (Walker Lake Bulletin, 1/15/1904)

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1879 & 1880 Mono County Great Register of Voters: Solomon B. Burkham, 24 yrs, b. West Virginia, Teamster, Residence-Bodie, Certificate from Kern Co., Registered-8/18/1879

1880 Census, Bodie, Mono County, California:

S. B. Burkham, 40 yrs, Married, Teamster, b. California, Father b. ---, Mother b. ---; --- Burkham, wife, 39 yrs, Keeping House, b. California, Father b. ---, Mother b. ---; Albert Burkham, son, 11 yrs, b. California, Father b. ---, Mother b. --- (Note: Son Albert Burkham not located in California after 1880 by census or voter registrations. A nationwide search for Albert Burkham returned nothing. On the 1900 census, mother Mamie Burkham notes 5 children born with only 4 children then living. No death notice found for Albert Burkham.)

1882 Mono County Great Register of Voters: Solomon B. Burkham, 26 yrs, b. West Virginia, Teamster, Residence-Bodie, Registered-5/31/1882

1884 Mono County Great Register of Voters: Solomon B. Burkham, 26 yrs, b. West Virginia, Teamster, Residence-Lundy, Registered-5/3/1882

1888 & 1890 Mono County Great Register of Voters: Solomon B. Burkham, 34 yrs, b. West Virginia, Miner, Residence-Vernon, Registered-6/8/1888

1892 & 1894 Mono County Great Register of Voters: Soloman Bertrand Burkham, 38 yrs, 5 51/2 tall, Blonde? complexion, Blue eyes, Auburn hair, Miner, b. West Virginia, Residence-Vernon, Post Office Address-Jordan, Registered-10/15/1892

1896 Mono County Great Register of Voters: Solomon Bertrand Burkham, Postmaster, 41 yrs, 5 6 tall, Light complexion, Dark eyes, Auburn hair, b. West Virginia, Residence-Bodie West, Registered-6/1/1896, Post Office Address-Bodie

1900 Census, Fuller St., Bodie, Mono County, California:

Solomon B. Burkham, b. Dec 1854, 45 yrs, Married 22 yrs, b. West Virginia, Father b. West Virginia, Mother b. Maryland, Store Keeper (Gen Merchandise), Owns home free of mortgage; Mamie L. Burkham, wife, b. Feb 1860, 40 yrs, 5 children born/4 children then living, b. New York, Father b. Ireland, Mother b. Ireland; Harlan V. Burkham, son, b. Jul 1883, 16 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. West Virginia, Mother b. New York, Clerk/Store; Nellie F. Burkham, daughter, b. Jul 1888, 11 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. West Virginia, Mother b. New York, at school; Katie L. Burkham, daughter, b. Dec 1892, 7 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. West Virginia, Mother b. New York; Mary E. Roux?, boarder, b. Aug 1881, 18 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. France, Mother b. France, Servant


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The following comment was posted by Lonnie DeCloedt when he posted this memorial:

Owned the Bodie Merchandise Store and had stage coach transport contracts to Hawthorne, (Esmeralda County at the time, Mineral County now) Nevada.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary L. O'Donnell Burkham (1860 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Harlan Vincent Burkham (1883 - 1914)*
  Eleanor Burkham Holcomb (1888 - 1926)*
  Kathryn Lee Burkham (1892 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bodie Cemetery (Wards Section)
Bridgeport
Mono County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Sue
Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5855821
Solomon B. Burkham
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Solomon B. Burkham
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Solomon B. Burkham
Added by: Lonnie DeCloedt
 
 
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