Adeliza Cammack

Female1821–27 February 1872

Brief Life History of Adeliza

When Adeliza Cammack was born in 1821, in Knox, Indiana, United States, her father, Michael Cammack, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Milburn, was 36. She married Gideon H. Burke Sr. on 23 May 1843, in Perry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Johnson Township, Union, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 February 1872, in Union, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Union, Louisiana, United States.

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Gideon H. Burke Sr.
Adeliza Cammack
Marriage: 23 May 1843
Charles Burke
Robert Burk
Milton Burk
Florence Mary Burke
Susan Alice Burk
Ada Burke
William Burke
Gideon Haywood Burke Jr

Sources (19)

  • Adaliza Burks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Adeliza Cammack, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Adeliza Cammack Burk, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1843Perry, Alabama, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 0

    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.

    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

    Age 4

    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 15

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire): habitational name from Cammock in Settle, North Yorkshire, possibly a Celtic name meaning ‘crooked one’, referring to a lofty hill in a bend of the Ribble river.

    English: perhaps a nickname for a prickly person, from Old English cammoc ‘thorny shrub’.

    In some cases possibly also a shortened form of Irish McCammack .

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

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