|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1822|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 1892|
Son of William Jr & Mary (Dunston) Burks.
He was first married to Amelia Ann Friddle on 8 Feb 1844 in Newton Co GA. They were the parents of Mecie Ann Burks Carroll, John Brinkley Burks, Silas Asberry Burks, Joseph William Burks, Thomas Jefferson Burks, James Henry Wilson Burks and Dock Edward Burks. About 1863 the family moved from Henry Co Ga to Fayette Co GA. Permelia Ann died there on 1 Sept 1881.
His second marriage was to Martha Emma Gilbert. They were the parents of Lelia Octavia Burks Martin, Rev Gilbert Cleveland Burks, and Emma Lenora Burks Bennett. The family was living in Cullman Co Al by 1892.
CULLMAN CO AL EARLY DEATHS DEC 1886 - DEC 1908, p 14. Wm G Burks, b. GA, d. 24 Jan 1892, Holmes Gap, m. age 69 yrs, bur Mt Zion Ch, Dr J H Walling attendant.
Amelia Ann Friddle Burks (1823 - 1881)*
Martha Emma Gilbert Burks (1858 - 1915)*
Mecie Ann Burks Carroll (1845 - 1906)*
Silas Asberry Burks (1848 - 1927)*
Thomas Jefferson Burks (1853 - 1907)*
Dock Edward Burks (1860 - 1931)*
Gilbert Cleveland Burks (1887 - 1960)*
Mount Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 10, 2013
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