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John S. Burks
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Birth: Oct. 8, 1878, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1942
Grady County
Oklahoma, USA

He was born in either Oklahoma or Texas and was a pioneer citizen of Verden, having lived in the area for 55 years. He married Margaret "Maggie" Sweeney (daughter Frank and Laura Combs Sweeney) in June 1907, and they had seven children, two of whom died in infancy. He and his wife owned a bakery in Verden until about 1925, when they sold out and bought a farm nearby.

Mr. Burks had been ill for some time prior to his death at age 64 Yrs, 5 Mos, 6 Days. At the time, his wife was in a Chickasha Hospital recovering from a broken hip.
Family links: 
  Margaret Ann Sweeney Hill (1888 - 1980)*
  Anna Elizabeth Burks (1908 - 1911)*
  Frank Miles Burks (1910 - 1984)*
  Rayford Earl Burks (1912 - 1987)*
  Herman Robert Burks (1916 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Verden Cemetery
Grady County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Nancy
Record added: Dec 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45332751
John S. Burks
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John S. Burks
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- Nancy
 Added: Dec. 11, 2009

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