|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1824|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 1899|
The Record, Bronson, KS, Thursday January 10, 1899, pg 4, column 3
Hezekiah W. Burt departed this life Saturday, January 15, at his home north east of Bronson aged seventy-four years.
Mr. Burt was in town on Friday and said that his heath was better then for some time and that he was feeling well. He retired Saturday evening at the usual time, but when Mrs. Burt called him Sunday morning no response came, he had died during the night. The cause of his death was Neuralgia of the heart.
The deceases was born in New York April 29, 1824. Moved to Wisconsin in 1844 where he was married to Mary M. Stam, who survives him. The came to Bourbon county in 1867 and settled on Dry Ridge, where they have since resided. The deceased leaves a wife and five children, four sons and one daughter, and twenty-eight grandchildren. Funeral services conducted by rev. Morris, at the home Monday morning at 11 o'clock and the remains laid to rest in the Bronson cemetery.
Early Sabbath morning as many of the people were at breakfast the sad news was carried to then the venerable Hezekiah Burt, one of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of our vicinity, had not responded to the call to awake from his aged wife and when investigation was made it was found that his spirit had too flight to God who gave it, some time in the early morning hours. Death was cause by Neuralgia of the heart. Father Burt as he was known to many of us since our childhood, was born in New York April 9th 1824, moved to Wisconsin in 1844 where he was united in marriage to Mary M. Stam Oct 18th, 1845. In 1867 they moved to Kansas and located on the old homestead where the reared five children, Jacob, Edwin and Ezra all of Majella, Fred of Oklahoma and Mrs. Hattie Keyes of this place. There are a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren who with the aged wife are left to morn his irreparable loss. He was a man of sterling integrity, following the Golden rule with all men. His funeral occurred at his home Monday at 11 o'clock and was conducted by Rev. Morris an intimate friend of his, in the presence of a vast number of his friends and old neighbors, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Bronson cemetery.
Mary Margaret Stam Burt (1829 - 1922)
Jacob Alexander Burt (1854 - 1940)*
Ezra Sylvester Burt (1858 - 1924)*
Created by: Margaret Harke
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58289689
Hezekiah is my 2nd great grand uncle.|
Added: Feb. 10, 2015