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Joseph Alexander Burk
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1848
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1891
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Joseph Burk was the son of Joseph Burk and Elysa McDonald. He was the husband of Annette Elizabeth Logan. They were married on Sept. 14, 1867 in New Orleans, La. He was the father of six sons, Joseph Henry, John Alexander, Alfred Theodore,James Augustine,Theodore Raymond,and William Richard Burk. He was the father of four daughters,Sophie Annette Klevorn, Eliza Ann Lasalle Paxton, Clara Jones and Ada Caroline Nolan. He was 43 years old. Joseph Burk was my maternal Grandmother's father. My maternal Grandmother was Sophie Annette Burk Klevorn. By Janet Meilleur Terrase

Joseph A. Burk Obituary From Newspaper Date June 24, 1891

Death of Mr. Joseph A Burk

Mr. Joseph A. Burk, a well known resident and property holder in the third Ward, died of apoplexy, yesterday afternoon, at his residence, corner of Genois and Cleveland Avenue. The fatal stroke was brought on by exposure to the sun, on the levee, last Monday, while engaged in his duties of boss drayman for the firm of E. Marqueze & Co.

Mr. Burk leaves a wife and several children. His eldest son, Henry is a traveling agent for Marqueze & Co.
Mr. Burk was a genial, whole-souled gentleman, who always evinced interest in the welfare of others. He was prominently connected with a number of benevolent social and secret societies.

He was past commander of Orient Gouneil No. 1048, American Legion of Honor; past dictator of Excelsior Lodge No. 2526, Knights of Honor; past master of Friends of Harmony Lodge No.58, F and AM; and Noble Chief of Cresent City Castle no. 1, Knights of the Golden Eagle.
The funeral will take place at 3'o'clock today at his residence. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Annette Elizabeth Logan Burk (1851 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Annette Sophie Burk Klevorn (1873 - 1947)*
  Clara Julia Burk Jones (1883 - 1972)*
  William Richard Burk (1887 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Masonic Cemetery #1 Enter in at Bienville St. Gate. You can see my car in the driveway in the picture, so you can park and walk right in, go three walkways, take left at Harry Hill Walk,look down below and you can see the Walkway Sign, go down abt 10 walkways between Grand Lodge Ave and Holland Ave. It is closer to Holland Ave. The Name on the tomb is "BURK". There are also name inscriptions of those buried there.
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery No. 1
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Harry Hill Walk between Grand Lodge and Holland Ave.
 
Created by: Meilleur
Record added: Nov 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62030385
Joseph Alexander Burk
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Joseph Alexander Burk
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Joseph Alexander Burk
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