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BURKE FAMILY

Information for the first 3 generations came from the publications "3,500 Years of Burkes" by Eugene, Lois and Bob Burke, and "Irish Burke of Colonial Virginia and New River" by Patricia Givens Johnson.  Both publications list their sources, however, I have not had the opportunity to search these sources,  and cannot verify the accuracy of this information.

I have personally documented information for Edward Burke, 1790 - 1872 and his descendants.


  Generation No. 1 

1.  JOHN1 BOURK1 was born Abt. 1690 in Kildare County, Ireland, and died Abt. 1762 in VA.  He married LETTICE DANNELLY January 1722/23 in Christ Church Parish,
Middlesex County.

More About JOHN BOURK:
John was the last to use the Irish spelling, Bourk

Children of JOHN BOURK and LETTICE DANNELLY are:
2. i. WILLIAM2 BURKE, b. Abt. 1709; d. Abt. 1754.
3. ii. JAMES BURKE, b. Abt. 1710, Goochland County, VA
 iii. THOMAS BURKE, b. Abt. 1726; d. Unknown.
 iv. RICHARD BURKE, b. Abt. 1727; d. Unknown.
 v. ELIZABETH BURKE, b. May 26, 1728; d. Unknown.

                                             Generation No. 2

2.  WILLIAM2 BURKE (JOHN1 BOURK)1 was born Abt. 1709, and died Abt. 1754.  Wife unknown

Children of WILLIAM BURKE and Unknown are:
 i. JOHN3 BURKE, m. ELIZABETH FARLOW, Abt. 1755
 ii. WILLIAM BURKE, JR1, d. Unknown.
 iii. THOMAS BURKE1, d. Unknown.
 iv. JUDITH BURKE1, d. Unknown.

3.  JAMES2 BURKE (JOHN1 BOURK) was born Abt. 1710 in Goochland or Orange County, VA.  He married (1) MARY "POLLY" BANE Abt. 1730 in Chester County, PA.  She died 1750 in VA.  He married (2) LUCRETIA GRIFFITH Aft. 1749.

Children of JAMES BURKE and MARY BANE are:
4. i. JAMES3 BURKE, JR., d. Unknown.
 ii. SARAH BURKE, m. CAPTAIN SAMUEL WILSON
 iii. BENJAMIN BURKE
 iv. MARY BURKE m. WILLIAM BROOKSHIRE
 v. NAOMI BURKE, m. SAMUEL PEPPER
 vi. THOMAS BURKE
 vii. DAUGHTER BURKE, m. MR. COLEMAN

Child of JAMES BURKE and LUCRETIA GRIFFITH is:
5. viii. JOHN EDWARD3 BURKE, b. January 1756, Tazewell County, VA

                               Generation No. 3

4.  JAMES3 BURKE, JR. (JAMES2, JOHN1 BOURK)  He married
AMEY M.N.UNKNOWN.

More About JAMES BURKE, JR.:
Military service: Killed in Revolutionary War, Aug, 1776

Children of JAMES BURKE and AMEY M.N.UNKNOWN are:
 i. JOHN4 BURKE, b. Rowan County, NC; d. Wayne County, Indiana.

More About JOHN BURKE:
Military service: Revolutionary War

 ii. ANNY BURKE

5.  JOHN EDWARD3 BURKE (JAMES2, JOHN1 BOURK)1 was born January 1756 in Tazewell County, VA, and died Unknown.  He married MRS. BURKE.

Children of JOHN BURKE and MRS. BURKE are:
 i. JOHN B.4 BURKE1, b. Abt. 1780, Rowan County, NC

More About JOHN B. BURKE:
John left North Carolina and went to Arkansas shortly after 1800

6. ii. JAMES BURKE, b. Abt. 1785 Rowan County, NC d. Abt. 1834.
7. iii. EDWARD BURKE, b. May 17, 1790, Rowan County, NC; d.
October 29, 1872, Davidson Co. NC.

                               Generation No. 4

6.  JAMES4 BURKE (JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1 BOURK)1 was born Abt. 1785 in Rowan County, NC, and died Abt. 1834.  He married ELIZABETH FIELDER.

Child of JAMES BURKE and ELIZABETH FIELDER is:
 i. WILLIAM5 BURKE1, b. 1815, Louisiana Territory

7.  EDWARD4 BURKE (JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1 BOURK)2,3,4 was born May 17, 1790 in Rowan County , Salisbury Twp, NC, and died October 29, 1872 in
Davidson Co. , NC.  He married MARIA (MARY) TESCH5.  She was born January 05, 1794 in Davidson Co, NC, and died September 17, 1872 in Davidson Co. , NC.

More About EDWARD BURKE:
Burial: 1872, Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson Co, NC

More About MARIA (MARY) TESCH:
Burial: 1872, Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson Co, NC

Children of EDWARD BURKE and MARIA TESCH are:
 i. ELIZABETH5 BURKE6, d. Unknown.
8. ii. JOSEPH BURKE, d. Unknown.
 iii. NANCY BURKE6, d. Unknown.
 iv. GEORGE W. BURKE6, b. Abt. 1814; d. Unknown.
 v. ANDREW BURKE, b. Abt. 1816; d. Unknown.
9. vi. JOHN BURKE, b. February 27, 1827, Davidson Co. , NC; d. April 13, 1906, Davidson County, NC.
 vii. HENRY BURKE6, b. 1832; d. Unknown.
 viii. ELIZA BURKE, b. Abt. 1837; d. Unknown.

                               Generation No. 5

8.  JOSEPH5 BURKE (EDWARD4, JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1 BOURK)6
died Unknown.  He married UNKNOWN.  She died Unknown.

Children of JOSEPH BURKE and UNKNOWN are:
 i. WILLIAM F.6 BURK, b. 1848; d. Unknown.
 ii. MARY BURK, d. Unknown.
 iii. SARAH BURK, d. Unknown.
 iv. NANCY BURK, d. Unknown.

9.  JOHN5 BURKE (EDWARD4, JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1
BOURK)7,8,9,10,11,12 was born February 27, 1827 in Davidson Co. , NC, and died April 13, 1906 in Davidson County, NC.  He married ELISABETH CAROLINE SPACH13,14,15,16 August 29, 1848 in Davidson Co. , NC.  She was born November 09, 1827 in Davidson County, NC, and died May 24, 1913 in Davidson County, NC.

More About JOHN BURKE:
Burial: 1906, Friedberg Moravian Church, Davidson Co, NC

More About ELISABETH CAROLINE SPACH:
Burial: 1913, Friedberg Moravian Church, Davidson Co, NC

Children of JOHN BURKE and ELISABETH SPACH are:
10. i. JANE6 BURKE, d. Unknown.
11. ii. EMMA BURKE, d. Unknown.
12. iii. HARRIET BURKE, b. Davidson Co. , NC; d. Unknown.
13. iv. CORNELIA BURKE, b. 1851, Davidson Co. , NC; d. 1894.
14. v. AMANDA BURKE, b. January 14, 1862, Davidson County, NC; d. 1937, Forsyth
County, NC.

                               Generation No. 6

10.  JANE6 BURKE (JOHN5, EDWARD4, JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1BOURK) died Unknown.  She married DANIEL MILLER.

Children of JANE BURKE and DANIEL MILLER are:
 i. SAMUEL A.7 MILLER, m. ELIZABETH AXUM
 ii. MARY MILLER,  m. EDWARD LASHMIT
 iii. CHRISTIAN MILLER, m. JENNIE PENNINGTON
 iv. ADELIA MILLER
 v. CORA MILLER
 vi. DAVID F. MILLER, m. ROSA L. REID
 vii. JAMES MILLER
 viii. JULIUS W. MILLER, m. GLADYS B. FANSLER

11.  EMMA6 BURKE (JOHN5, EDWARD4, JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1BOURK)  She married DANIEL FISHEL17.

Children of EMMA BURKE and DANIEL FISHEL are:
15. i. JOHN7 FISHEL, d. Unknown.
16. ii. DAVID FISHEL, d. Unknown.
 iii. ADA FISHEL, d. Unknown.
 iv. CORNELIA C. FISHEL, d. Unknown.
 v. FELIX H. FISHEL, d. Unknown.
 vi. JOSEPH M. FISHEL, d. Unknown.
 vii. BERTHA FISHEL, d. Unknown.
 viii. GRACE FISHEL, d. Unknown.

12.  HARRIET6 BURKE (JOHN5, EDWARD4, JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1BOURK) was born in Davidson Co, NC.  She married LEWIS ROMINGER.

Children of HARRIET BURKE and LEWIS ROMINGER are:
 i. ROBERT E.7 ROMINGER, b. Davidson Co., NC; m. MELVIN LOGAN
 ii. AMANDA M. ROMINGER, b. Davidson Co. , NC; m. CHARLES
WEISNER
 iii. LELIA N. ROMINGER, m. WILEY J. HUDSON
 iv. ROSA H. ROMINGER, b. Davidson Co., NC, m. WILLIAM A.
BOYER
 v. FRANK C. ROMINGER
 vi. BESSIE C. ROMINGER, b. Davidson Co., NC; m. WILLIAM
WOOTEN
 vii. ARTHUR L. ROMINGER, b. Davidson Co., NC; m. (1) MYRTLE
ATWOOD; m. (2) WINNIE WILLIAMS
 viii. HENRY C. ROMINGER, b. Davidson Co., NC; m. (1) STELLA
KIGER, m. (2) EDNA BROWN

13.  CORNELIA6 BURKE (JOHN5, EDWARD4, JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1BOURK) was born 1851 in Davidson Co., NC, and died 1894.  She married SAMUEL CECIL.

Children of CORNELIA BURKE and SAMUEL CECIL are:
 i. JOHN R.7 CECIL, m. MARY E. YARBROUGH
 ii. HENRY L. CECIL, m. AMANDA E. JONES
 iii. FANNY C. E. CECIL
 iv. ELIZABETH C. REBECCA CECIL, m. THOMAS S. EANES, SR.
 v. IDA M. CECIL, m. WALTER W. POOLE
 vi. MINNIE L. CECIL, m. VENDER J. YELVINGTON, SR.
 vii. SAMUEL G. CECIL
 viii. SALLY V. CECIL
 ix. SUSAN E. S. CECI, m. ED TROY MILLER, SR.

14.  AMANDA6 BURKE (JOHN5, EDWARD4, JOHN EDWARD3, JAMES2, JOHN1BOURK)18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25 was born January 14, 1862 in Davidson County, NC, and died 1937 in Forsyth County, NC.  She married ALEXANDER (SANDY)
BREWER26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34 August 11, 1879 in Davidson County, NC.  He was born November 16, 1856 in Davidson County, NC, and died April 27, 1919 in Forsyth
County, NC.

More About AMANDA BURKE:
Burial: 1937, Friedberg Moravian Church, Davidson Co, NC

More About ALEXANDER (SANDY) BREWER:
Burial: 1919, Friedberg Moravian Church, Davidson Co, NC

Children of AMANDA BURKE and ALEXANDER BREWER are
listed under Alexander Brewer in Brewer Genealogy.


SOURCES
1.  Eugene, Lois & Bob Burke, "3500 Years of Burkes".
2.  Memoirs of John Burk.
3.  Davidson Co, NC Census Records.
4.  Will of Edward Burk, Bk 1, Pg 43.
5.  Davidson Co, NC Census Records.
6.  Will of Edward Burk, Bk 1, Pg 43.
7.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
8.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
9.  Davidson Co, NC Census Records.
10.  Memoirs.
11.  Gravestone, Friedberg Moravian Church Graveyard, Davidson Co, NC.
12.  Will of Edward Burk, Bk 1, Pg 43.
13.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
14.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
15.  Gravestone, Friedberg Moravian Church Graveyard, Davidson Co, NC.
16.  Memoirs.
17.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
18.  Marriage License, Davidson Co., NC.
19.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
20.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
21.  Marriage License, Davidson Co., NC.
22.  Gravestone, Friedberg Moravian Church Graveyard, Davidson Co, NC.
23.  Family Bible.
24.  Marriage Bond.
25.  Will.
26.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
27.  Violet M. Sink Stokes, "Sink Descendants, Jacob Zinck - Pioneer",  (Sept, 1979).
28.  "Registry of Deaths and Burials of Friedberg Moravian Church".
29.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
30.  Marriage License, Davidson Co., NC.
31.  Records of The Moravian Archives, Winston-Salem, NC.
32.  Memoirs.
33.  Gravestone, Friedberg Moravian Church Graveyard, Davidson Co, NC.
34.  Family Bible.
35.  Will of Amanda Burk Brewer.
36.  Family Photos.
37.  Personal Knowledge.
38.  Will of Amanda Burk Brewer.
39.  Family Photos.
40.  Will of Amanda Burk Brewer.
41.  Family Photos.
42.  Will of Amanda Burk Brewer.
43.  Family Photos.
44.  Personal Knowledge.
45.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
46.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
47.  Family Bible.
48.  Memoirs.
49.  Personal Knowledge.
50.  Gravestone, Advent Moravian Church, Forsyth Co, NC.
51.  Marriage License, Forsyth Co, NC.
52.  Obituary.
53.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
54.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
55.  H.W. Foltz & Adelaide Fries, "History of the Foltz Family",  (Published 1998).
56.  Violet M. Sink Stokes, "Sink Descendants, Jacob Zinck - Pioneer",  (Sept, 1979).
57.  Family Bible.
58.  Personal Knowledge.
59.  Marriage License, Forsyth Co, NC.
60.  Gravestone, Advent Moravian Church, Forsyth Co, NC.
61.  Obituary.
62.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).
63.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
64.  Will of Amanda Burk Brewer.
65.  Family Photos.
66.  Personal Knowledge.
67.  Henry Wesley Foltz, "Descendants of Adam Spach",  (Published 1924).
68.  Herman E. Foltz, "Adam & Maria",  (Published 1998).


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