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James Franklin "Jim" Burks
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1897
Oakland
Van Zandt County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1968
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA

James Franklin "Jim" Burks is the son of George Robert Burks and Melissa Jane Boyette. He is the grandson of Mastin Milton Burks and Martha Jane Sanders; and the great-grandson of John Brinkley Burks and Temperence Evans.

He was born in Oakland, a farming community seven miles east of Canton in east central Van Zandt County.

He married Annie Clee Nipp on June 5, 1916 in Ben Wheeler, Texas.

Jim and Annie had four children:
George Jefferson
Jodie
Lewis and Lois (twins)

Jim married Charlsie Jane Pierson on December 24, 1932 in Marietta, Oklahoma.

Jim and Charlsie had five children:
James Willard
Luteen Frances
Charles Richard
Melvin Ray
Tommy Dale
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 Parents:
  George Robert Burks (1875 - 1959)
  Melissa Jane Boyette Burks (1877 - 1906)
 
 Spouses:
  Annie Clee Nipp Batis (1902 - 1998)
  Charlsie Jane Pierson Cady (1916 - 2001)*
 
 Children:
  George Jefferson Burks (1920 - 2004)*
  Jodie Burks (1924 - 1986)*
  Lewis Burks (1925 - 1992)*
  Lois Burks Swanson (1925 - 1964)*
  James Willard Burks (1934 - 2012)*
  Charles Richard Burks (1939 - 2003)*
  Melvin Ray Burks (1943 - 1991)*
  Melvin Ray Burks (1943 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Albert Burks (1894 - 1948)*
  James Franklin Burks (1897 - 1968)
  Gertie E. Burks (1898 - 1899)*
  Roy R. Burks (1900 - 1900)*
  Allie Lee Burks (1901 - 1974)*
  Floyd Chambers Burks (1903 - 1974)*
  Melvin B. Burks (1905 - 1906)*
  Charles Edward Burks (1907 - 1978)**
  Clyde Elwood Burks (1909 - 1990)**
  Jewel Odell Burks Howard (1911 - 1998)**
  Metta Burks Floyd (1913 - 2002)**
  Lola Mae Burks Garber (1915 - 1973)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Gainesville
Cooke County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Luteen Carroll
Originally Created by: Shirley Burks Wells
Record added: Jan 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6085138
James Franklin Jim Burks
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James Franklin Jim Burks
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