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John Henry Burks
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1865
Ecru
Pontotoc County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1931
Konawa
Seminole County
Oklahoma, USA

OBITUARIES:
Pioneer Citizen Buried at Vamoose Sunday:
Funeral for John H. Burks were held Sunday afternoon at the auditorium of the Vamoosa consolidated schools. Rev. G. M. Ford, pastor of the Konawa Baptist Church conducted the funeral services. Interment followed at the Vamoosa Cemetery. The deceased was 66 years old at the time of his death three miles northeast of Konawa, Saturday afternoon. He leaves a widow and eight living children to mourn his death. He was a respected citizen, possessing sterling qualities of manhood, and his death is deeply regretted by the community. (Nov. 15, 1931) Taken from "The Konawa Leader" Konawa, Seminole Co. Okla 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvin L. Burks (1827 - 1905)
  Nancy Jane Jackson Burks (1832 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Jane Gaines Burks (1863 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  John L Burks (1889 - 1965)*
  Ivy Burks Huff (1889 - 1945)*
  Southern H. Burks (1891 - 1978)*
  Charlotte Jane Burks Crosby (1894 - 1971)*
  Arthur Burks (1900 - 1910)*
  Nellie A Burks Hightower (1903 - 1973)*
  Grover Burks (1911 - 1974)*
 
 Sibling:
  Amanda Burks West (1858 - 1912)*
  John Henry Burks (1865 - 1931)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vamoosa Cemetery
Vamoosa
Seminole County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Ola Mae (Griffin) Trout
Record added: Oct 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98391616
John Henry Burks
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you are truly missed Great Grandfather
- saundra bogan
 Added: Jul. 11, 2015

- Ola Mae (Griffin) Trout
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
 
 
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