Posted By:Linda Smith
Subject:Re: Sarah M. Burket c 1815 PA+ Peter Tippery Sinking Valley PA
Post Date:October 13, 2007 at 12:35:34
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Thank you for sharing this information. Most of it is already in my records, except the early Burket (and variations)family history, and it helps me verify these records. I did not find any discrepancies with my research. Did you?

Abraham "Abram" Tippery fought in the War of 1812 in the Inf. Reg. PA Militia, under Capt. Edmund Tipton & Col. Rees Hill, along with Samuel Burgart. Abraham was Peter Tippery's uncle. Peter married Sarah M. Burket of Huntingdon County, PA.

Can you tell me where the earliest Burkets in Sinking Valley were buried? I cannot find the graves of my earliest Tipperys, and I believe they may be buried near the Burkets, since the Tipperys also were living in Sinking Valley, of German culture, and related to the Burkets.

I am not familiar with the boundaries of Sinking Valley and I cannot find it on the map. Can you suggest, perhaps, an online map? If I can identify the boundaries, then I can search the local cemetery transcriptions.

Incidentally, my earliest Huntingdon Co. Tipperys are first listed in the 1800 census. They belonged to the Water Street Lutheran Church in 1819. There may also be Burkets listed in that church membership.

I appreciate your work in documenting the Burkets and their relationship to the Tipperys. It always helps to share our information and talk about similarities and differences.

Linda S.