Burkie Owen

Female1 August 1903–29 March 1998

Brief Life History of Burkie

When Burkie Owen was born on 1 August 1903, in Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Manron Burk Owen, was 46 and her mother, Dollie Ann Stephens, was 30. She married Thomas Irvin Emigh on 17 January 1922, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Collinsville, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 29 March 1998, in Hulbert, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in New Home Cemetery, Peggs, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Irvin Emigh
Burkie Owen
Marriage: 17 January 1922
Deane Ardath Emigh

Sources (9)

  • Burkie Emigh in household of George R Emigh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Dollie Burkie Owen - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Burkie Dollie Owen
  • Berkie Owen, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1922Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 4

    Oklahoma is the 46th state.


    Age 26

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Owain, from Latin Eugenius (see Eugene ). This Welsh personal name is cognate with Old Irish Eogán, see 2 and 3.

    Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’. See McEwen .

    Irish: from Ó hEoghain, ‘descendant of Eoghan’. See Ewen .

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

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