Martha Jane Potter, wife of William Wallace Burke, died at the age of 81 years.
Eastern Idaho Death Record: Last Name: Burke First Name: Martha Jane Gender: U Cemetery: Burton, Idaho Birth Date: 3/06 Oct 1858 Birth Place: Indiana Date Died: 15 Oct 1939 Death Place: Pocatello, Idaho Father: Zadock Potter Mother: Ardith ? Hinkli? Spouse: Wm. Wallace Burke Sources: Headstone
In 1870 Martha J Potter born about 1857 was age 13, born in Indiana as were most of her siblings. Her parents were Zadeck and Edith Potter. In 1900 Census W. Wallace and Martha J. Burk lived at Lawn, Harper County, Kansas. There were six children listed with them. According to the IGI the parents of Martha Jane Potter were Zadock Potter and Edith Hinle. Martha Jane Potter was born October 6, 1858 at Danville, Hendricks County, Indiana and married William Wallace Burke May 2, 1899 at Attica, Harper County, Kansas.
Sources: Burton Cemetery Records Eastern Idaho Death Records, BYU-Idaho #27529 1870 and 1880 Censuses of Ravanna Twp., Mercer County, Missouri 1900 Census of Lawn, Harper County, Kansas International Genealogical Index, Family search.org
Family links: Parents: Zadock Potter (1821 - 1884) Edith Hinkle Plaster (1818 - 1907)
Spouse: William Wallace Burke (1835 - 1911)
Children: Sarah Edith Burk Hartman (1884 - 1966)* Iza Lorena Morris (1888 - 1986)* Susan Augusta Burke Ballantyne (1890 - 1946)*
Family record sheet of Pricia Fern Burk Paulkovich. Information obtained from Annie A. Bolser, granddaughter of Gibson Burk, daughter of John Wesley Burk.
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