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Mary Honora Burke (Nolan)

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut
Death: June 30, 1900 (46)
Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin (Cancer)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Andrew Nolan and Annah "Ann" Nolan
Wife of Patrick Dorsey Burke
Mother of Genevive Burke; George Francis Burke; Edward R. Burke, U.S. Senator; Allan Burke; Edith Beatrice James and 1 other
Sister of William H. Nolan; Matthew James Nolan; Christopher Theobald Nolan; Julia Theresa Hoffman; Alice "Step" L. Nolan and 3 others
Half sister of Peter B. Nolan; Nellie Gertrude Landt; Mary Nolan and Patrick B. Nolan

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About Mary Honora Burke

Mary succumbed to a cancer caused by a breast injury inflicted when a trolley car in which she was riding in St. Paul turned over hitting a cow." - James Spain, "In Those Days"

See for this, "Mary Ann Nolan, born in Connecticut Dec. 1, 1853. She married Irish immigrant Patrick Dorsey Burke, a railroad man like many of Andrew and John's sons, and they had five children, including Edward R. Burke, who became a U.S. Congressman and later a U.S. Senator from Nebraska. Mary Ann died in 1900." Note different middle name used in this history of the Nolan family. PJS 1/19/2010

1860 United States Federal Census about Mary Nolan Name: Mary Nolan Age in 1860: 6 Birth Year: abt 1854 Birthplace: Connecticut Home in 1860: Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin Gender: Female Post Office: Ridgeville Value of real estate: View image Household Members: Name Age Andrew Nolan 35 Ann Nolan 30 William Nolan 7 Mary Nolan 6 Mathew Nolan 4 Christopher Nolan 1

Not with her family at age 17:

1870 United States Federal Census about Andrew Nolan Name: Andrew Nolan Birth Year: abt 1820 Age in 1870: 50 Birthplace: Ireland Home in 1870: Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin Gender: Male Value of real estate: View image Household Members: Name Age Andrew Nolan 50 Annah Nolan 41 William Nolan 17 Mathew Nolan 14 Christopher Nolan 11 Julia Nolan 8 Alice Nolan 5 Stephen Nolan 2

1880 United States Federal Census about Mary Burke Name: Mary Burke Home in 1880: Bon Homme, Dakota Territory Age: 26 Estimated birth year: abt 1854 Birthplace: Connecticut Relation to Head of Household: Wife Spouse's name: P. D. Burke Father's birthplace: Ireland Mother's birthplace: Ireland Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Keeping House Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Female Cannot read/write:


Deaf and dumb:

Otherwise disabled:

Idiotic or insane: View image Household Members: Name Age P. D. Burke 31 Mary Burke 26 George F. Burke 2 Matthew Nolan 24

Andrew Nolan's will dated March 6, 1895 lists her as living in Sycamore, Illinois. - Lewsi Nolan Nolan-Miller Family History , p108.

Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 for P.D. Burke Name: Mary Honora Nolan Burke Gender: Female Burial Date: 02 Jul 1900 Burial Place: Death Date: 30 Jun 1900 Death Place: Sparta, Wisconsin Age: 46 Birth Date: 01 Dec 1853 Birthplace: Conn. Occupation: Housewife Race: White Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: P.D. Burke Father's Name: Andrew Nolan Father's Birthplace: Ireland Mother's Name: Ann Nolan Mother's Birthplace: Ireland Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B59764-9 System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy Source Film Number: 1311646 Reference Number: p 194 cn 01641

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Mary Honora Burke's Timeline

December 1, 1853
Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut
August 20, 1876
Age 22
Wilton, Monroe, Wisconsin
May 23, 1878
Age 24
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
November 28, 1880
Age 26
Running Water, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States
Age 29
South Dakota, United States
March 22, 1887
Age 33
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
November 29, 1889
Age 35
Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States
June 30, 1900
Age 46
Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin
July 2, 1900
Age 46