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William L Burke
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1840, England
Death: Apr. 19, 1929
Crisfield
Somerset County
Maryland, USA

William L Burke. was born in England. s/o James Burke.He married Emma Morgan.born in Maryland in 1831.they were married abt 1875.William was noted to be able to speak english.but it is not known when he came to America.There doesn't seem to be any resource for Emma. by the age of 68 years old William is noted for as a widower. Emma also belive name Anna died by the 1920's. astone at the side of his grave reads ANNIE.Asmall stone is listed for William. but alarge headstone reads name Burke.Pic's of graves were taken by Barb Sterling. upon my many trips to Crisfield Md., the homeplace of my husband family. of Burke's.Sterling's. Purcell's.and Wilson's,William sserved in the Civil War. with the Confederates. Roster of the fourth Maryland Artillery lists him as Private Burke WL.Resource Confederates Soldiers Home by Capt' Geo W.Booth and the Maryland Line in the Confederate Army.by W.W..Goldsborough,where Willliams name appears on both listings.Confederate Soldier's home; Private Burke WL.Fourth Maryland Artillery,Some of the engagements of the Fourth Maryland Artillery, Cheaspeak,Fredericksburg,Seven Pines,Gettysburg,2nd Manassas,Hanover,Junction,Cedar Mountain.Seven days around RRichmond,Frederick's Hall,Sharpsburg,Harper's Ferry,Winchester,Yellow Tavern, Petersburg.I had two question on this resource. How did Wiliiam uptain his home land propery in Crisfield Md. by buying, or was he given it to him for Military services? and two he is buried at the V F W. Veterans cemetery in the heart of downtown Crisfielld Md. across from the Mitary section. Why wasn't he buried in the Military section?Willliam was grt grandfa to my husband Willliam Sterling Jr. a Mrs M.Bitta of Crisfield Md. stated that Wm L Burke died on April 19,1927. at the age of 87 yrs old. Children of William Burke . Charles F Burke. bo MD 1876.R.H Burke bo Md 1878 Katie Buke bo Md 1881.William G Burke bo 1885.Katie Burke is grandmother to my husband Wiliam Sterling Jr 
 
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V.F.W. Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Crisfield
Somerset County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: barbara sterling
Record added: Apr 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50882115
William L Burke
Added by: barbara sterling
 
William L Burke
Added by: barbara sterling
 
William L Burke
Added by: barbara sterling
 
 
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- grt grandson billy
 Added: May. 25, 2015
remember you on this day of honor
- you grt grandson Billy
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
my grt grandfather
- Bill Sterling
 Added: Jul. 7, 2012
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