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Buerkey of Toledo Ohio

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Elizabeth/Hartenstien/ b:1852 in Germany & spouse: Fredric/Buerkey/(spelling could be; Burkey or Burkay).
Came to the USA about 1881 with several children, one named Elizabeth, Possibly a Thomas, Tressa, and possibly a John, & a Marie.

Elizabeth, b: 1885 in Germany, married; Stephen Keen; b: abt 1901, Marie Keen; b: abt 1906. The Keen family was very close to Elizabeth's sister; Julia Bork and her daughter; Betty Jane Bork. Elizabeth/Hartenstien/ Buerkey, lived with her daughter Elizabeth Keen and was entered on the 1920 Toledo, Ohio Census as Mother-in-law, Elizabeth/Bork/age 68, Born in Germany, immigrated 1888, Naturalized 1893, Died in 1930; Omaha, Douglas, NE, buried in: Holy Sepuclure Cemetery. She had a daughter; Julia Margaret born in Detroit, Michigan, Jun 15, 1892 (my Grandmother).

Elizabeth/Hartentsien/Buerkey, had a Step-sister; Kate (Katie) married to a Sam Miller, that may have came from Germany together, the Millers' may have had a daughter that may have died on the ship.

Elizabeth owned several General Stores so they moved several times, her husband Fredric was a Tailor so he also may have had a seperate busines or possibly a combined businesses.

Elizabeth had come to the USA also as a teenager to stay with an aunt, Elizabeth lost her hand in a threshing machine and was sent back to Germanly. probably in about 1869

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on 2007-10-04 17:04:25

salee3 has been a Family Tree Circles member since Oct 2007. is researching the following names: BORK, BUERKEYBURKAYBURKEY, LAMBERTSON and 1 other(s).

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