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William Henry Burks
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1850
Death: Aug. 6, 1918

William Henry was the 1st born child to G Abner & Nancy E (Mobley) Burks. His siblings were John David Burks, Alara E Burks Adamson, Immanuel M Burks, Frances Adella Burks Adamson and Noah C Burks.

His 1st marriage was to Rachel Elizabeth Cates on 10 Dec 1868 in Clayton Co GA. They were the parents of John Oscar Burks, Samuel Walter Burks, Columbus B Burks, George Abner Burks, Isaac Milton Burks, Frances Olifer Burks Williams, and Jessie Munrow Burks.

After Elizabeth's death, he married her cousin, Mary Jane Crow on 5 Oct 1896 in Clayton Co GA.


The Atlanta Journal, Wednesday Evening, 7 Aug 1918.

William H Burke to Be Buried Thursday

Funeral services for William H Burke, sixty-eight years old, who died Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at the residence near Forest Park GA, will be conducted Thursday morning at 11 o'clock from Tanners church, of which he was a member. Interment will be in the churchyard.

Mr Burke was one of Clayton county's pioneer citizens. He is survived by his wife; five sons. G A of Crowell TX; S W of Cullman AL, and J M, J O, and I M of Forest Park; and one daughter, Mrs F O Williams, of Kingston GA. A C Hemperley, in East Point, is in charge of funeral arrangements.


Henry & Elizabeth Burks
John & Nancy (Gilbert) Mobley

Great Grandparents:
Elisha & Patience (Dunston) Burks
William B & Drucilla (Meadors) Mobley
James Gilbert, RS

Family links: 
  George Abner Burks (1829 - 1869)
  Nancy E Mobley Burks (1831 - 1904)
  Rachel Elizabeth Cates Burks (1848 - 1896)*
  Mary Jane Crow Burks (1857 - 1941)*
  John Oscar Burks (1870 - 1934)*
  Samuel Walter Burks (1872 - 1948)*
  Columbus B Burks (1874 - 1877)*
  George Abner Burks (1876 - 1961)*
  Isaac Milton Burks (1878 - 1951)*
  Ola Francis Burks Williams (1880 - 1925)*
  Jesse Monrow Burks (1882 - 1957)*
  William Henry Burks (1850 - 1918)
  John David Burks (1852 - 1907)*
  Alara E Burks Adamson (1855 - 1893)*
  Immanuel M Burks (1857 - 1924)*
  Frances Adella Burks Adamson (1860 - 1884)*
  Noah C Burks (1867 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Tanners Road Baptist Church Cemetery
Clayton County
Georgia, USA
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Originally Created by: Barry White
Record added: Apr 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18728802
William Henry Burks
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William Henry Burks
Added by: Barry White
William Henry Burks
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Thank you so much for all the time and effort spent researching the Burks family. A wonderful wealth of knowledge here and it's greatly appreciated..
- S.Tolbert
 Added: Aug. 26, 2016

- Cindy Capello
 Added: Dec. 21, 2012
In remembrance of William Henry Burks, husband of Rachel Elizabeth Cates Burks, son of Abner and Nancy Mobley Burks, father of Samuel Walter and others.
- Debbie Z*~
 Added: May. 25, 2010
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