Isaiah Burke

about 1803–
Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Isaiah

Isaiah Burke was born about 1803, in Jefferson, New York, United States as the son of Samuel Burke.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Burke
Lyman H Burke
1797–1862
Samuel Burke
1800–
Isaiah Burke
1803–
Seth Burke
1803–
Huldah Burke
1807–
Almira Burke
1810–
Alvira
1816–
Elias Reed Burke
1806–1834
Alvira Burke
1820–

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World Events (3)

1803
Age 0
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size
Age 0
The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 24
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Siobhan, Aileen, Brennan, Brigid, Donovan, Liam, Murphy, Ulick, Aidan, Dermot.English and Irish (of Anglo-Norman origin): habitational name from Burgh (Castle) in Suffolk, England. Burk represents an Anglo-Norman pronunciation of Old English burg, Middle English burgh ‘fortification’ (see Burgh ).German: variant of Burk .

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

Possible Related Names

Burton
Burkett
Bourke
Burgh
Burkeen
Borke
Duxbury
Borrowman
Burman

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