|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1888|
|Death: ||May 26, 1967|
My grandfather-Was born in Carroll County Georgia in 1888 to T.F. and Eliza Margaret (Watters) Burks-Grandson of Alexander and Tabitha Milam Burks, and his GGP`s are believed to be Elisha and Patience Dunston Burks.He and both his future wife Bessie Brown came to Alabama in a covered wagon as young children. They were married on 10/25/14 by Rev. J.C. Moody at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Brown (Bessie` parents). This union prouduced 7 children, 4 of whom lived to adulthood. 3 of their children who died as infants are buried a few plots down from them. Their youngest daughter, Alla Bea, (our dear Mother) is interred right next to them.
T.F. Burks (1847 - 1913)
Eliza Margaret Watters Burks (1861 - 1942)
Eula Bessie Brown Burks (1888 - 1971)*
Alfred Loyal Burks (1916 - 1990)*
Ora Hoyett Burks (1918 - 1990)*
Myrtle V. Burks Mueller (1920 - 1992)*
Alla Bea Burks Alvis (1924 - 1984)*
"Asleep in Jesus"
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery
Bethel (Cullman County)
Created by: Carolyn
Record added: May 17, 2004
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