Fleming Burk[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1767 - 1848  (80 years)


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  • Name Fleming Burk 
    Born 29 Nov 1767  Caroline County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1820  Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1840  Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    _UID 9345ADF84F294DC0AF2AA4849E75CC73556E 
    Buried 1848  Burk Cemetery., Elk Garden, Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 23 Feb 1848  Elk Garden, Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Person ID I958  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2016 

    Father Thomas Burk,   b. 11 Aug 1735, Caroline Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ann George,   b. 18 Mar 1735, Caroline, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837, Donalds, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Married 1785  Caroline, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Bush Miller,   b. 20 Dec 1770,   d. 14 Jul 1840, Russell Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1791  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Nancy Burke,   b. 17 Nov 1792, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1862, Copper Creek, Russell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Jane Burke,   b. 1795, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1846  (Age > 52 years)
     3. William Burk,   b. 18 Nov 1797, Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1850, Russell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Polly Mary Burke,   b. 1799, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846  (Age 47 years)
     5. Sally Sarah Burke,   b. 1800, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1842  (Age > 43 years)
    +6. Fleming Burk,   b. 1802, Russell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jul 1870, Russell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)
     7. Robert Burke,   b. 21 Oct 1805,   d. 18 Jun 1865, Russell Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. John Burke,   b. 6 Jan 1808,   d. 9 Mar 1848, Russell Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Nov 1767 - Caroline County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Will of Fleming Burk
    Will of Fleming Burk

  • Notes 
    • The will of Fleming Burke, Senior was dated Oct. 12, 1846 and was probated Mar. 7 , 1848 in Russell County, Virginia. (Will Book 6, page 121, Russell Co., VA.) It was proven 5 April 1848 & 21 May 1848. In it he gives 6 slaves variously to his legatees. But, one, he specified the following: "I liberate, manumit, and forever set free my Negro woman slave Betsy, now upwards of forty years of age, in consideration of her faithfulness in serving and attending to me and my family; and I set apart out of my estate the sum of fifty dollars to be placed in the hands of my son William, as trustee for her, or in case of his death or refusal to take charge of it, then in the hands of my executor, to be applied for the use and benefit of said Betsy, as said trustee or executor may think proper to apply it, until it may all be exhausted". The Motto on the Coat of Arms of the Burk family: Ung - Roy , One King; Ung - Foy, One Faith; Ung - Loy, One Law. Another possible spelling of the first name: FLEMYN, rather than Fleming. Fleming Burke, Senior had a brother named John Burk(e). That John Burk(e) married a Rebecca Vermillion. Fleming Burk shows up on the Russel Co Personal Propery Tax List for the first time in

  • Sources 
    1. [S386] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

    2. [S6] 1840 United States Federal Census, Year: 1840; Census Place: Russell, Virginia; Roll: 577; Page: 5; Image: 14; Family History Library Film: 0029692.
      Year: 1840; Census Place: Russell, Virginia; Roll: 577; Page: 5; Image: 14; Family History Library Film: 0029692

    3. [S152] 1820 United States Federal Census, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Lebanon, Russell, Virginia; Page: 135; NARA Roll: M33_141; Image: 148.
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Lebanon, Russell, Virginia; Page: 135; NARA Roll: M33_141; Image: 148

    4. [S100] Family Data Collection - Births.
      Online publication - Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Births [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.

    5. [S7] Ancestry Family Trees, Ancestry Family Trees.

    6. [S73] http://www.rootsweb.com/~varussel/cemeteries/flemingburkcem.html.

    7. [S93] Fleming Burk Cemetery.



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