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Thanks goes to Pam White, a member and volunteer lookup person for the Hopkins County Genealogical Society for sending death date for Martha Jane.Martha Jane Burkham,age 71, died 9 Dec 1913 in Hopkins County, Texas. Hopkins County Texas Death Index 1903-1950Vol 3 Page 11.I was able to find that:Martha Jane Holder was born 11 Feb 1841 in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana and married Elliot B Burkham on 6 September 1860 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Texas.He was born 1 June 1832 in Red River County, Texas and died 24 November 1913 in Dike, Hopkins County, Texas at age 81 years 5 months and 3 days. He was the son of James Burkham, born July 1805 of Clay County, Kentucky, died 4 June 1880 Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas and Matilda Hopkins Burkham, born 1812 in Tennessee, died 1875. They made their home around Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas.
1860 Hopkins County, Texas
There is a Martha Holder, 20, f, domestic, LA; living with the LAA. Lollar family in the same area.
1870; Census Place: Precinct 2, Hopkins, Texas; Roll: M593_1592; Page: 91; Image: 187.
August 26, 1870. Sulphur Bluff post office.
Burkham, Ellick 38 M W Texas Farmer Real estate, $480, personal $400 Can't read or write.
Martha 25 F W Louisiana Keeps house Can't read or write.
Robert 4 M W Texas Fayet 2 M W Texas Mary 9/12 F W Texas Born August Holder Ellen 11 F W Texas Can't read or write.
The family of Martha's brother Nathaniel immediately preceeds this family.
1880; Census Place: Precinct 3, Lamar, Texas; Roll T9_1314; Family History Film: 1255314; Page: 135.4000; Enumeration District: 77; .
Ellott Burkham 47
M. J. Burkham 37
Robt. Burkham 14
Lafayet Burkham 12
M. A. Burkham 9
Melvina Burkham 7
D. L. Burkham 1
1900 5-PCT, Hopkins, TX (Roll: T623_1646, pg. 206) with husband Eliot, daughter Bany, son Bob and daughter in law Bell, grandsons Jimmie and Charley Morrison ages 6 and 4. Indicates her father born in Illinois and mother born in Louisiana. 6 children, 5 living.
Eliot B Burkham 66 Jun 1833 marr 42yrs Tx Ky Tn Farming Can't rd or wrt Rnts farm
Marth J Burkham 59 Feb 1841 marr 42yrs 6ch, 5liv La Ill La Can't rd or wrt
Bob Burkham 33 Jan 1867 marr 5 yrs Tx Tx La Farmer Can rd & wrt
Bell Burkham 23 dau-in-law Feb 1877 marr 5 yrs 2chl,2liv Tn Tn Al Can rd & wrt
Bany Burkham 17 Aug 1882 Tx Tx La Can't rd or wrt
Jimmie Morrison 6 grandson Aug 1893 Tx Tx Tx
Charley Morrison 4 grandson Sept 1895 Tx Tx Tx
1910 Census Hopkins County, Texas
Dora Hobbs 32 widow Tx Tx La Farmer Can rd, not wrt rents farm
Arthur D Hobbs 14 Tx Tn Tx Farm laborer Can't rd or wrt
Ell Burkham 77 Tx Tn Tn mar 51 Farm laborer Can't rd or wrt
Martha J Burkham 68 9child,5liv La Ky La mar 51 Can't rd or wrt
James Mason (Morson) 16 nephew Tx Tx Tx Farm laborer Can't rd or wrt
Charley Mason (Morson) 14 nephew Tx Tx Tx Farm laborer Can't rd or wrt Att schl
Obit from, http://www.rootsweb.com/~txhopkin/Cemeteries/ConnorCemA-L.htmlGrandma Burkham (Should this have been Grandpa Burkham? MWL)Died last Tuesday after a short illness, Funeral services took place at Conner cemetery. (Obit - S.S. Gazette, Fri., Dec. 5, 1913, North Caney column dated Dec.1st )
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