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Colonel James Henry BURKE

Male 1820 - 1858  (37 years)


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  • Name James Henry BURKE 
    Title Colonel 
    Born 05 Mar 1820  St Andrew, Lower Canada, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census2 1851  Bytown, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation started the Ottawa Tribune 
    Died 08 Jan 1858  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I320  Mewburn
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Father George Thew BURKE,   b. Abt 1776, Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Feb 1854, Richmond, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lydia Ann GRANT,   b. Abt 1788, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1825, Richmond, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 10 Dec 1817  Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella FRASER,   b. 03 Aug 1820, Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1875, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 03 Apr 1853  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. James Jospeh BURKE,   b. 23 Nov 1857, Bytown, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Mary Josephine BURKE,   b. 18 Apr 1854, Bytown, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Margaret Donald Christine BURKE,   b. 15 Jan 1856, Bytown, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F96  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Census returns. 1852. Canada, (Name: Automated Genealogy.com;), 1851, Bytown, Ontario. Canada West, schedule A; roll C11771; page 89.

      "George T Burke, county registrar, born Ireland, C of E, age 76, wid
      Milo Burke, gentleman, born Ireland, Roman Catholic, age 65
      Thos Jones, yeoman, born Ireland, Roman Catholic, age 65, not member of family
      Jas H Burke, gentleman, born Canada, Roman Catholic, age 32
      Norah Burke, spinster, born Ireland, Roman Catholic, age 56, not member of family
      Mary V Burke, spinster, born Canada, Roman Catholic, age 28
      Catherine Fogarty, spinster, born Canada, Roman Catholic, age 20
      Lydia Fogarty, spinster, born Canada, Roman Catholic, age 17
      Emily Fogarty, spinster, born Canada, Roman Catholic, age 9
      Milo M Burke, gentleman, born Canada, Roman Catholic, age 30, attending school
      a 28-year old female member of the family died of consumption that year"

    2. [S413] Marriages. Canada. Collection: Ontario, Canada, Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1802-1967, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, Utah, USA; Date: 2007;), 03 Apr 1853. Ottawa, Ontario.

      "Basilique Notre Dame
      ...James Burke son of age of George Burke and Lydia Grant of Bytown on theone part and Isabella Frazier daughter of age of Donald Frazier and Margaret McGregor of the said Bytown on the other part. His Lordship the Bishop of Bytown having granted a dispensation on the publication of the three Banns and no impediment having been discovered thios Marriage Benediction has also been given in [?] whereof the undersigned have set their hands this day and date above written
      James Henry Burke
      Isabella Fraser
      Wit. Edward Dufton; James McCarthy"