|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1838|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1916|
Ellen Jane Paxton married Samuel Burket on February 17, 1863 in Kosciusko County, Indiana. She bore him 5 children, 4 of whom lived. In addition to the 3 children that are linked below, they also had Nancy L Burket, born about 1872.
Warsaw, Indiana Times-Union, Sunday, April 9, 1916
Mrs. Ellen Jane Burket, who formerly resided near Burket, died at Columbia City about noon on Wed. She had been in invalid for some time and fell from her bed on Monday forenoon while attempting to turn over, causing a fracture of her right hip. The accident proved to be very painful and as the aged woman was very frail, she could not endure the ordeal. The deceased was the widow of the late Samuel Burket, who died about 12 years ago. Her maiden name was Ellen Jane Paxton, and she was born in Wayne Co. Ohio Aug. 22, 1838, being past 76 years of age at the time of her death. Early in womanhood, more than 50 years ago, she was married to Samuel Burket and they located near Burket in Kos Co. Five children were born to them 3 surviving, namely, Mrs. Orpha Shoemaker and Joseph Burket, of near Burket and Mrs. Hiram Price of Warsaw.
Obit courtesy of Beth Miner
Samuel E Burket (1840 - 1904)*
Emma Elizabeth Burket Price (1866 - 1956)*
Orpha Ovanda Burket Shoemaker (1870 - 1941)*
Joseph Erman Burket (1877 - 1946)*
Note: Original info was that they were buried in Nichols Cemetery, but they are not.
Created by: Brian Winter
Record added: Jan 01, 2012
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