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Corp Perry Lafayette Burke
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Birth: 1841
Noble Township
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1910
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

Son of John & Edith Burke; siblings - Joseph, Seth, Edwin, Jacob, Hiram, Mary, Esther, Noah, Johanna and Harriet.

1860: Residing w parents, New Corydon PO, Wabash County, Indiana. Single. Occupation: Laborer.

Enlisted as private in Company B, Indiana 34th Infantry Regiment on 30 Sep 1861. Promoted to Full Corporal. Mustered out on 3 Feb 1866.

1870: Residing Indiana State Prison, Jeffersonville Twsp, Clark County, Indiana. Single. Inmate.

NEWS ITEMS - Logansport Reporter, Logansport (IN) - March 13, 1891, pg. 3, col 2:
Springfield, Ill., March 13: Gov. Fifer has pardoned Perry Burke, who in 1888 was convicted of horse stealing at the February term of the McLean County circuit court and sentenced to ten years imprisonment at Joliet. Burke was an old soldier and there are many mitigating circumstances.
Family links: 
  Clarissa Pyrena Hall Burke (1850 - 1945)*
  Jessie Alice Burke Arnett (1878 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Interred in Geneva, Indiana cemetery; re-interred to Falls Cemetery on 16 Aug 1946.
Falls Memorial Gardens
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec K, lot 106, sp 5
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Record added: Jul 26, 2009
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Corp Perry Lafayette Burke
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