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Catharine (Gearhart) Burke (1805 - 1854)

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Catharine (Sarah) Burke formerly Gearhart
Born in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1824 in Northumberland Co,Pamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Plymouth Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 May 2019 | Created 3 Apr 2018
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Brick Wall- Cannot connect her to her parents in Northumberland Co,Pa

Death record info

  • Name: Sarah Burk
  • Gender: Female
  • Death Date: 18 Feb 1854
  • Death Place: Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • Registration County: Luzerne County
  • Age at Death: 49
  • Birth Date: 28 Feb 1805
  • Birth Place: Northumberland County
  • Father: William Gearhart
  • Spouse: William Burk
  • Burial: Shupp Burying Ground

Research notes

  • In 1850, there is a James Makeeny from New Jersey in the household.
  • Daughter Maria lists Sarah's name as "Elizabeth."


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