Phoebe Burket

Female31 July 1876–28 February 1963

Brief Life History 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 Elmer Whetstone on 12 August 1896, in Bedford Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. 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, and was buried in Tatesville, Hopewell Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Lewis Elmer Whetstone
Phoebe Burket
Marriage: 12 August 1896
Lucy Viola Whetstone
Lloyd I. Whetstone
Grace Whetstone
Helen Whetstone

Sources (15)

  • Phebe Burget in household of Jacob Burget, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Phoebe Burket, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Phebe Burket Whetstone, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1896Bedford Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    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

    English: variant of Burkett . This surname is now rare in Britain.

    German: variant of Burkhart .

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

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