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William Albert Burke
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1860
Ashe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 21, 1943
Floyd County
Kentucky, USA

OBITUARY:
BURKE, William Albert
1943
Train Victim Buried Monday
Aged Auxier Citizen Killed Instantly May 21
Funeral services were held Monday, May 24, for William Albert Burke, 83 years old, who was killed by a passenger train near his home at Auxier last Friday evening. It is reported that the elderly man had gone for a bucket of water and that he was almost across the track when the oncoming train struck him. Death came instantly. Mr. Burke was a native of North Carolina. In 1886 he married Laura Alice Conley of East Point who is now 81 years old. The following children were born to this couple; Ola Leona Burke Wells Hall, Auxier; Stella Ethel Burke Wells, address unknown; Roy Ernest Burke, Olympia, Ky.; Bertie Lyle Burke, Williamsport, W. Va.; Frank Foster Burke, Floyd; William J Burke; Lorena Burke Spears, deceased; Isaac Sherman Burke and Helen Burke Price, Williamson. A farmer by occupation, Mr. Burke was a member of the Church of God. The funeral was held at the East Point Christian Church, Rev. S. C. Honeycutt officiating. In addition to his widow and children, survivors include thirty-six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and four brothers Tom Lincoln Burke, East Point; Grant Burke, Van Lear; James Henry Burke, Prestonsburg; and Robert Alexander Burke, Williamson. The Jones Funeral Home had charge of the funeral. Paintsville Heraald Thursday 05-27-1943
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Henry W Burke (1836 - 1902)
  Melvina Jones Burke (1842 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Alice Conley Burke (1859 - 1959)
 
 Children:
  Ola Leona Wells Burke Hall (1887 - 1970)*
  Stella Ethel Burke Wells (1889 - 1983)*
  Roy Ernest Burke (1891 - 1976)*
  Bertie Lyle Burke (1893 - 1983)*
  Frank Foster Burke (1895 - 1946)*
  William Jay Burke (1898 - 1967)*
  Lorena Mae Burke Spears (1900 - 1935)*
  Isaac Sherman Burke (1902 - 1982)*
  Helen M Burke Price (1905 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Calvin W Burke (1858 - 1939)*
  William Albert Burke (1860 - 1943)
  Thomas Lincoln Burke (1866 - 1953)*
  Marcis L Burke (1869 - ____)*
  Margaret C Burke Litz (1870 - 1902)*
  John Aquilla Burke (1874 - ____)*
  James Henry Burke (1878 - 1960)*
  Robert Alexander Burke (1880 - 1965)*
  Mary Alice Burke Wells (1882 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Point Cemetery
East Point
Johnson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: DeAnna Coronado
Record added: Apr 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88468843
William Albert Burke
Added by: DeAnna Coronado
 
William Albert Burke
Added by: DeAnna Coronado
 
William Albert Burke
Added by: DeAnna Coronado
 
 
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to My Great Grandfather
- David Hall
 Added: Dec. 3, 2014
for my great-great grandfather,
- Melanie Spears_Crisp
 Added: Mar. 17, 2014
With love and respect from your great granddaughter. I have learned many wonderful things about you and wish I could have met you. You are thought of with love.
- DeAnna Coronado
 Added: Apr. 13, 2012
 
 
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