Burkie Owen

1 August 1903–29 March 1998 (Age 94)
Enid Township, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States

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

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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

1 Welsh: from the Welsh personal name Owain, probably a borrowing in Roman times of Latin Eugenius ( see Eugene ), but possibly of more ancient Celtic origin, cognate with Gaelic Eoghan.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’ ( see McEwen ).

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

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Sources (7)

  • Burkie Emigh in household of George R Emigh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Berkie D Emigh in household of Thomas Emigh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Berkie D Emigh in household of Thomas Emigh, "United States Census, 1940"

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