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Charles Buerk

Male 1851 - 1912  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Charles Buerk  [1, 2, 3
    Born Feb 1851  Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 1912  Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      April 26, 1912

      Word was received here Wednesday of the sudden death of Charles Buerk of Caro, a brother of Fred Buerk. The funeral service will be held in Caro Sunday.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Spring 2007)
    • (Research):
      Census Information:

      1900 Census
      Michigan, Tuscola, Indian Fields Township, Caro Village
      Enumerated 12 June 1900
      SD 8 ED 118 Sheet 1A Stamped 210
      6-6
      Buerk, Charles Hd W M Feb 1851 49 M 24 Germany Germany Germany 1872 28 Na Farmer
      Buerk, Mary Wife W F Aug 1855 45 M 24 0/0 Wisc Germany Germany
      Burk, Archie Boarder W M Feb 1888 12 S Mich Mich Mich At School

      1910 Census
      Michigan, Tuscola, Indian Fields Township, Caro Village
      Enumerated 28 and 20 April 1910
      SD 8 ED 122 Sheet 12A
      414-305-309
      Buerk, Charles Hd M W 58 M1 30 Germany/German Germany/German Germany/German 1872 Laborer Odd Jobs
      Buerk, Mary Wf F W 58 m1 30 0/0 Wisc Germany/German Germany/German
    Person ID I5851  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Johannes Bürk,   b. Bef 1815, Donaukreis, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1866, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Christina Reinert,   b. 4 Jan 1817, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1907, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Abt 1835  Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • They were the parents of four sons and one daughter
    Family ID F9406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Hannah Kolb,   b. 16 Aug 1855, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1926, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1875  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    • They had no children. According to the Decree of District Court, Denver, Colorado, Dated September 2, 1931, showing the proportion of Mary Schwegler's Interest Distributable to Each, the only heir of Mrs. Mary Buerk was Archibald Gilchrist.
    Children 
     1. Archibald Gilchrist,   b. Feb 1888, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F3039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1851 - Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Oct 1875 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1912 - Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    2. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Michigan, Tuscola, Indian Fields Township, Caro Village Enumerated 12 June 1900 SD 8 ED 118 Sheet 1A Stamped 210 6-6 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1610] Jacobs, BonnieMargaret McDonald "The Family Benkelman" Unpublished Manuscript, 276 pages, October 1981 Version, (Copy owned by Barney Benkelman, Helena, Montana; which he xeroxed and sent to Melinda McLemore Strong in San Antonio, Texas), p. 142, she refers to him as Fred Buerk (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, April 26, 1912 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Friday, May 19, 1907 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1610] Jacobs, BonnieMargaret McDonald "The Family Benkelman" Unpublished Manuscript, 276 pages, October 1981 Version, (Copy owned by Barney Benkelman, Helena, Montana; which he xeroxed and sent to Melinda McLemore Strong in San Antonio, Texas), p. 142 (Reliability: 3).