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Burkes in Neshoba County
Posted by: Kim Richardson (ID *****3127) Date: September 01, 2013 at 19:24:55
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I am seeking information on Emily Victoria Burnely Burkes. I would love to find out about her parents/other ancestors. She is the only one of my great-great-grandparents for whom i cannot find any ancestors. She was born on Nov 11, 1836 and died March 30, 1926 in Ebenezer, Attala County, MS. A census says her father was born in Alabama and her mother in Mississippi. She married Stephen G. Burkes about 1885 in Attala County, MS. He served in the 40th Mississippi Infantry Volunteers Company G.
Her children are:
Jodie Burkes, born 30 Jul 1884 in Neshoba County; died 09 May 1960 in Neshoba County White Oak.
Nannie Burkes, born 14 Feb 1886 in Neshoba County; died 17 Sep 1886 in Ebenezer Baptist Church.
William G Burkes, born 1887 in Leake County; died in Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Cora P Burkes, born 18 Oct 1889 in Neshoba County; died 28 Aug 1890 in Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Sam E Burkes, born 1890 in Neshoba County; died in Neshoba County.
Otha O'Neal Burkes, born 01 Sep 1893 in Neshoba County; died 15 Jan 1974 in Neshoba County.
Lee Roy Burkes, born 21 Jul 1895 in Neshoba County; died 12 Sep 1976 in Neshoba County, Cedar Lawn.
Birdie Mae Burkes, born 17 Jan 1898 in Neshoba County Ms; died Feb 1979 in Neshoba County Ms.
Lester Burkes, born 18 Dec 1903 in Neshoba County; died 01 Jul 1986 in Neshoba County Cedar Lawn.
Jesse Burkes, born 1905 in Neshoba County; died Aug 1987 in Neshoba County, Mt Zion.

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