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George Washington Burkett
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1834
Death: Apr. 21, 1917

Walter was the middle name on the grave marker.

He did have a son named Samuel Walter, but I believe his middle name was Washington, named after George Washington. He had a younger brother named Andrew Jackson - who was my husband's gggrandfather who died an early death. He was in the Civil War serving Tennessee, Co H, 18th Regiment enlisting in May of 1861

OBITUARY

The Burlingame Enterprise, Burlingame, Kansas, Thursday, Apr. 26, 1917, Vol. XX11, No. 29 Pg. 4

Geo. W. Burkett - The death of G. W. Burkett occurred at his home near the cemetery on Saturday, April 21, aged eighty-two years. His death follows that of his aged companion in life by a little more than three weeks and his children now mourn the death of both parents.

George Washington Burkett was born in Woodbary, Cannon County, Tennessee on October 4, 1834. His marriage to Lucinda N. Derryberry occurred on September 29, 1859, their wedded life covering a period of more than fifty-seven years. He came to this community in March 1870, where he lived a respected and industrious life. He was converted in early life and joined the Methodist church.

Of a family of ten children, six survive: Mrs. J. W. Skinner of Sunnyside, Wash.; James of Zeigler, Ill., and Mrs. Peter Gabler, Mrs. Ed. Wells, Walter and Oral Burkett all of this place.


Mr. Burkett was a veteran of the Confederate army in the Civil war, and at his funeral several of the pallbearers were members of the G. A. R. Funeral services were held at his home on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. Quilliam of the Baptist church officiating.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Burkett (1794 - 1875)
  Mary Magdaline Epley Burkett (1800 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucinda Minerva Derryberry Burkett (1840 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah M. Burkett (1860 - 1870)*
  Melvina M. Burkett Skinner (1862 - 1944)*
  Jessee B. Burkett (1864 - 1870)*
  Jennie Rebecca Burkett Gabler (1864 - 1930)*
  James Houston Burkett (1870 - 1945)*
  Nina Belle Burkett (1870 - 1871)*
  Mettie B. Burkett Wells (1873 - 1961)*
  Charles Reuben Burkett (1877 - 1904)*
  Samuel Walter Burkett (1879 - 1962)*
  Anderson Oral Burkett (1883 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Malinda Burkett Perryman (1820 - 1888)*
  Matilda M Burkett Marcum (1825 - 1914)*
  Henry Isaac Burkett (1825 - 1855)*
  John Burkett (1826 - 1875)*
  Andrew Jackson Burkett (1828 - 1903)*
  Andrew Jackson Burkett (1829 - 1858)*
  Jacob Lorenza Burkett (1830 - 1876)*
  George Washington Burkett (1834 - 1917)
  Matilda M Burkett Marcum (1835 - 1914)*
  James Burkett (1836 - 1916)*
  Mary Caroline Elizabeth Burkett Brown (1841 - 1888)*
  David Epley Burkett (1841 - 1926)*
  Martha Jane Burkett Young (1847 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burlingame City Cemetery
Burlingame
Osage County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Bill
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Apr 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18814991
George Washington Burkett
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George Washington Burkett
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