Phoebe Burket

31 July 1876–28 February 1963 (Age 86)
Hopewell Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Phoebe

When Phoebe Burket was born on 31 July 1876, in Hopewell Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Burket, was 40 and her mother, Phoebe Brallier, was 41. She married Lewis E. Whetstone on 12 August 1896. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and West Providence Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 28 February 1963, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Lewis E. Whetstone
1871–1933
Phoebe Burket
1876–1963
Marriage: 12 August 1896
Lucy Viola Whetstone
1898–2000
Lloyd I. Whetstone
1900–1989
Grace Whetstone
1907–2002
Helen Whetstone
1912–1997

Spouse and Children

    Lewis E. Whetstone

    Male1871–1933Male

    Female1876–1963Female

MARRIAGE
12 August 1896
Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania
children

(4)

    Female1898–2000Female

    Lloyd I. Whetstone

    Male1900–1989Male

    Grace Whetstone

    Female1907–2002Female

    Helen Whetstone

    Female1912–1997Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Burket

    Male1836–1908Male

    Female1835–1899Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1858–1944Male

    Elizabeth Burket

    Female1860–Female

    Levi Burket

    Male1865–Male

    Sarah Burket

    Female1867–Female

    William W Burkett

    Male1869–1940Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Burkett and German Burkhart .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Phebe Burget in household of Jacob Burget, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Pheobe Whetstone in household of Elmer L Whetstone, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phebe Whetston in household of Elmer L Whetston, "United States Census, 1900"

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