Burket Phelps

1810–before 1850 (Age 40)
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Burket

When Burket Phelps was born in 1810, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, his father, Burgess Phelps Jr., was 35 and his mother, Jane Rager, was 28. He married Margaret F. Starks on 27 September 1826, in Logan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1850, in Pope, Illinois, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Burket Phelps
1810–1850
Margaret F. Starks
1807–1890
Marriage: 27 September 1826
Burgess Phelps
1829–1914
girl Phelps
1830–
Thomas James Phelps
1832–1911
Horatio Tilman Phelps
1834–
David Lafayette Phelps
1835–1918
Laffidt Phelps
1836–
Martha Phelps
1838–
Quiller Nevel Phelps
1840–1887
George Phelps
1840–
William Phelps
1840–1920
Willis Aquilla Phelps
1841–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1826
Logan, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Burgess Phelps

    Male1829–1914Male

    Female1830–Female

    Thomas James Phelps

    Male1832–1911Male

    Horatio Tilman Phelps

    Male1834–Male

    David Lafayette Phelps

    Male1835–1918Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 2

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 11

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Burkett Phelps in entry for W. H. Phelps, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"
  • Burkel Phelps, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Burket Phelps, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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