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Catherine Jane Burkhart White
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1832
Carrollton
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1859
Albany
Linn County
Oregon, USA

Catherine died from complications following the birth of her son, Edward. She never recovered from his birth and died about 6 wks. after he was born. She had come to Oregon to be one of the first women to teach in Oregon, arriving with her family in Oct. 1847 in what would become the town of Albany, Oregon. She had married Mr. White in Albany almost a year after her family's arrival, on July 2nd, 1848, and they were blessed with their first child, Cynthia Louise, in 1851. Their second daughter, Abagail Adelia, was born in 1854. Their third daughter, Jeanette, "Nettie", was born in 1857, and there was another child who I only know as "M.T. White", gender and date of birth unknown (it may have been a stillborn child or a child who died in infancy). Their last child and son was Edward, who was born on August 12th, 1859. His dear Mama died September 26th, 1859 and was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Albany. Poor little Edward died on October 11th, 1859, when he was just two months old. He was buried near his mother at the Riverside Cemetery in Albany, Linn County, Oregon. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Burkhart (1787 - 1856)
  (Margaretha) Rebecca Baltzell Burkhart (1800 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Edward Newton White (1828 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Cynthia Louise White Heisler (1851 - 1935)*
  Abagail Adelia White Baker (1854 - 1938)*
  Edward White (1859 - 1859)*
 
 Siblings:
  Raymond Sanderson Burkhart (1817 - 1888)*
  Calvin Peter Burkhart (1819 - 1907)*
  Coriolanus Domaras Burkhart (1821 - 1881)*
  Leander Columbus Burkhart (1823 - 1875)*
  Charlotte Elizabeth Burkhart Layton (1826 - 1854)*
  Volumna Vitturia Burkhart (1829 - 1831)*
  Catherine Jane Burkhart White (1832 - 1859)
  Loueasa Matilda Burkhart Thompson (1836 - 1907)*
  John Baltzell Burkhart (1838 - 1914)*
  Rebecca Ann Burkhart Gay (1841 - 1919)*
  Augustus Henry Burkhart (1843 - 1844)*
  George Washington Burkhart (1845 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
26y9m
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Albany
Linn County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 13n
 
Maintained by: Kathie L. Webb Blair
Originally Created by: David J Bollman
Record added: Aug 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28880029
Catherine Jane <i>Burkhart</i> White
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Catherine Jane <i>Burkhart</i> White
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Catherine Jane <i>Burkhart</i> White
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Rest Well, dear Cousin. How I wish your life could have been different. I know you were waiting for your little boy at the gates of Heaven. With affection from Leander's great, great granddaughter,
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: May. 28, 2014

- Sharon
 Added: Sep. 29, 2013

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