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Martha Rebecca Reath

Female 1836 - 1909  (73 years)


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  • Name Martha Rebecca Reath 
    Born 14 Mar 1836  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Aug 1909  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Aug 1909  Near Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7112  My Genealogy

    Father William Reath,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine McKee,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F64360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family *John Franklin Burk,   b. 1831, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1864, Kingston, Georgia In The Civil War; Four Months After Joining His Union Regiment. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 3 May 1854  Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Source: Article in the Montgomery County History Book 929.2; 1823 -1988; pages 109 - 110
      Crawfordsville Library, Montgomery county, Indiana

      "JOHN FRANKLIN AND MARTHA REBECCA (REATH) BURK" In the spring of1854, John Franklin Burk and Martha Rebecca Reath, daughter of Williamand Catherine (McKee) Reath, eloped. It is said that she tied severalbedsheets together to steal away into the night with John. They madetheir way to Chester Co., PA where they were married on May 3, 1854." [Transcribed, 27 Oct 2005, SLJuhl]
    Children 
     1. William C. Burk,   b. Abt 1855, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1855, As An Infant. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. John Albert Burk,   b. Abt 1856, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1856, As An Infant. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Joseph Nathaniel Burk,   b. Abt 1858, Oldest Living Son And Remained Single. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Washington Burk,   b. 9 Jun 1859, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1939, Alamo, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Samuel Smith Burk,   b. Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Elizabeth Burk,   b. Montgomery County, Indiana; Youngest And Remained Single. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F8706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • See notes under her husband.