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Thomas Judson Burkett
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1858
Death: Sep. 29, 1929
Gonzales County
Texas, USA

Thomas Judson
(1858-1929)
Son of; Nathaniel Boone Burkett & Catherine Bunting
m. Matilda Louise Wotipka

Thomas Judson Burkett was a rancher and trail driver in his early years on the trail to Dodge City, Kansas. He was a long time resident of Waelder, Gonzales Co, and a devout Christian according to descedants.

He and wife are buried in City Cemetery, Waelder.

He wrote the following during his last days in Holmes Hospital in Gonzales:

Gone to rest beyond the stormy seas To mingle with the blest on flowery beds of ease. This world is but a bubble, there is nothing here to woe. Hardships, toils and troubles wherever we may go. Do what we may, go where we will, we are never free from care. For at best this world is but a castle in the air. Weep not for me my dears, I am not dead, but only sleeping I was not yours alone, but God's who loved me best. He and wife are buried in City Cemetery, Waelder.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel Boone Burkett (1820 - 1898)
  Catherine Bunting Burkett (1830 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Matilda Louise Wotipka Burkett (1872 - 1946)
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Ann Burkett Woodley (1848 - 1920)*
  Joseph Benjamin Burkett (1849 - 1933)*
  John Elisha Burkett (1851 - 1927)*
  Mary Jane Burkett Baugh (1852 - 1925)*
  James Moses Burkett (1854 - 1868)*
  Thomas Judson Burkett (1858 - 1929)
  Lydia Caroline Burkett (1868 - 1890)*
  Robert Edward Lee Burkett (1870 - 1918)*
  Ophelia Clementine Burkett Hogwood (1874 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waelder Cemetery
Waelder
Gonzales County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9431130
Thomas Judson Burkett
Added by: Karen G. Hill
 
Thomas Judson Burkett
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Thomas Judson Burkett
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- In memory of my Grandpa and Grandma
 Added: Nov. 27, 2006
 
 
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