This Burkham family lived all over the Northeast Texas area and have been found on Census record first in 1860.
Charlie Burkham born July 1833 in Texas first married Jane ? in about 1853. They had three children, James, b abt 1854, Sally b abt 1856, and Emily b about 1858. All were born in Texas, probably around Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County.
Charlie then married Fannie ? in about 1879. She was born March 1862 in Texas.
Charlie and Fannie have at least 9 known children:
Kemp, sometimes indexed as 'King', b Feb 1882 married Venie born about 1883 in ?.
Kemp and Venie had at leas 9 known children as well.
Eunice b 1908 married Ellis Harris. They lived in Talco, Texas. He was a house painter and she had a Beauty Shop.
Emmitt b 1912
John b 1916
I. D. b 1918
Nathan b 1920
Grace 1921 married Frank Williams. They lived in Daingerfield, Morris County, Texas and had a son and daughter. (a note of interest: they built probably one of the first fall-out shelters behind their house in probably the mid 1950's)
Bessie May 1923
Myrtle Lucille born 1924 died Nov 1947 in Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas. She married Lowell Leake b 14 May 1908 in Mineral Springs, Howard County, Arkansas d 2 August 1989 Mount Pleasant, Titus County, Texas. After Lucille died he married Dorothy Lunsford Sellers in December 1949 and they had six children together.
Fern b 1926
Any information on this family tree is appreciated. I am researching for my brother, son of Myrtle Lucille and Robert Lowell Leake.
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