George Francis Burke (1878 - 1964)

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Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Death: Died in Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States
Managed by: George Alfred Napjus
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About George Francis Burke

http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8102479/person/-9164880

Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907 about George F Burke Name: George F Burke Birth Date: 23 May 1878 County: Milwaukee Reel: 0322 Record: DX0086

1880 United States Federal Census

about George F. Burke

Name: George F. Burke

Home in 1880: Bon Homme, Dakota Territory

Age: 2

Estimated birth year: abt 1878

Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to head-of-household: Son

Father's name: P. D. Burke

Father's birthplace: Ireland

Mother's name: Mary Burke

Mother's birthplace: Connecticut

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Marital Status: Single

Race: White

Gender: Male

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Household Members:

Name Age

P. D. Burke 31

Mary Burke 26

George F. Burke 2

Matthew Nolan 24

Did George have a first family with Jennie? Not according ot this family tree but dates of birth, disappearance of George from census, location of parents birth in census are oddly similar. PJS 5/5/1911. Location of 1902 marriage certificate seems to prove earlier marriage.

1900 United States Federal Census about Franceslia Burke Name: Franceslia Burke [Francelia Burke] Home in 1900: Cleveland, Chippewa, Wisconsin Age: 2 Birth Date: Feb 1898 Birthplace: Wisconsin Race: White Gender: Female Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter Father's name: George Burke Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin Mother's name: Jennie Burke Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin Marital Status: Single Occupation: View on Image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age George Burke 27 Jennie Burke 24 Franceslia Burke 2

Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950 for Patrick D. Burke

Name: George F. Burke Titles & Terms: Event: Marriage Event Date: 30 Mar 1902 Event Place: Havre, Chouteau, Montana Age: 24 Marital Status: Single Previous Spouse: Race: White Birth Date: Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI Estimated Birth Year: 1878 Father: Patrick D. Burke Father's Titles & Terms: Mother: Mary H. Nolan Mother's Titles & Terms: Paternal Grandfather: Paternal Grandmother: Maternal Grandfather: Maternal Grandmother: Additional Relatives: Spouse: Jennie Decker Spouse's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Age: 31 Spouse's Marital Status: Divorced Spouse's Race: White Spouse's Birth Date: Spouse's Birthplace: Viroqua, WI Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: 1871 Spouse's Father: George W. Wise Spouse's Father's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Mother: Lulu Jennings Spouse's Mother's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Paternal Grandfather: Spouse's Paternal Grandmother: Spouse's Maternal Grandfather: Spouse's Maternal Grandmother: Volume/Page/Certificate Number: p 215, cn 609 Film Number: 1902873 Digital Folder Number: 4351300 Image Number: 611

Could this be Jennie with George away? Is Frances the Franceslia from 1900 census? Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905 about Jane F Burke Name: Jane F Burke Census Date: 1 Jun 1905 Residence County: Chippewa Residence state: Wisconsin Locality: Cleveland Birth Location: Wisconsin Marital Status: Married Gender: Female Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876 Race: White Relation: Head Line: 50 Roll: CSUSAWI1905_4 Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Jane F Burke 29 Frances S Burke 7 Laura B Burke 4 Geo W P Burke 2 John S Burke 1

1910 United States Federal Census about George Frann Burke Name: George Frann Burke [George Francis Burke] Age in 1910: 32 Estimated birth year: 1878 Birthplace: Wisconsin Relation to Head of House: Head Father's Birth Place: Ireland Mother's Birth Place: Connecticut Spouse's name: Jennie Burke Home in 1910: Glasgow School District, Valley, Montana Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age George Frann Burke 32 Jennie Burke 37 Christina Erickson 25 Noah Jenning 21

1910 United States Federal Census about Jennie Burke Name: Jennie Burke Age in 1910: 37 Birth Year: 1873 Birthplace: Wisconsin Home in 1910: Glasgow School District, Valley, Montana Race: White Gender: Female Relation to Head of House: Wife Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: George Frann Burke Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age George Frann Burke 32 Jennie Burke 37 Christina Erickson 25 Noah Jenning 21

1920 United States Federal Census about George Burke Name: George Burke Age: 41 Birth Year: abt 1879 Birthplace: Wisconsin Home in 1920: Los Angeles Assembly District 75, Los Angeles, California Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) [Head] Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Jennie Burke Father's Birthplace: Ireland Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut Home Owned: Rent Able to Read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age George Burke 41 Jennie Burke 45

1920 United States Federal Census about Jennie Burke Name: Jennie Burke Home in 1920: Los Angeles Assembly District 75, Los Angeles, California Age: 45 Estimated birth year: abt 1875 Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of House: Wife Spouse's name: George Burke Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania Marital Status: Married Race: White Sex: Female Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age George Burke 41 Jennie Burke 45

In this census they both claim to have first been married 7 years ago - so about 1923. See attached document. Very clearly not true for George given the marriage information that we have.

1930 United States Federal Census

about George T Burke

Name: George T Burke

Home in 1930: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California

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Age: 37

Estimated birth year: abt 1893

Birthplace: Wisconsin

Relation to Head of House: Head

Spouse's name: Catherine G Burke

Race: White

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Name Age

George T Burke 37

Catherine G Burke 28

Mary E Burke 5

Molly C Burke 3 11/12

Amanda Guidici 63

1940 United States Federal Census about George F Burke Name: George F Burke Respondent: Yes Age: 61 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Wisconsin Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Head Home in 1940: Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana View Map Street: Park Avenue House Number: C-2 Farm: No Inferred Residence in 1935: Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana Residence in 1935: Helena, Lewis And Clark, Montana Sheet Number: 63A Institution: Park Avenue Apartment Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age George F Burke 61 Geo F Burke 38 [Mrs.]

Montana Death Index, 1860-2007

about George Burke

Name: George Burke

Age: 85

Estimated birth year: abt 1879

Death Date: 16 Jan 1964

Death County: Lewis and Clark

Residence County: Lewis and Clark

Marital Status: Married Or Separated (Married)

Index Number: 271 Source: Montana State Genealogical Society

FindaGrave Birth: May 23, 1978 Death: Jan. 16, 1964


Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens Helena Lewis and Clark County Montana, USA Plot: LS 144D3


Created by: Sandi Evilsizer Koscak Record added: Jul 09, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 54721499

Unclear if the George Burke ranching in Canada mentioned herein is a relative:

http://indigo.ie/~wildgees/burkes.htm

Wild Geese Heritage Museum and Library Home Page Portumna, Co. Galway

The Burke Family - A History by Sir William Burke Teeling, July, 1932

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George Francis Burke's Timeline

1878
May 23, 1878
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
1902
March 30, 1902
Age 23
Havre, Mt, USA
1964
January 16, 1964
Age 85
Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States
January 16, 1964
Age 85
Helena, Mt, USA
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