Jonathan Sigmond Burkert

18 September 1856–21 August 1927 (Age 70)
Fleetwood, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jonathan Sigmond

When Jonathan Sigmond Burkert was born on 18 September 1856, in Fleetwood, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Burkert, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Yoder, was 26. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Rebecca Alice Guldin. He died on 21 August 1927, in Boyertown, Colebrookdale Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Boyertown, Colebrookdale Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Sigmond Burkert
1856–1927
Rebecca Alice Guldin
1864–1895
Sallie G Burkert
1884–1950
Daniel Guldin Burkert
1889–1960
Edwin G Burkert
1892–1966

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Burkert

    Male1831–1901Male

    Hannah Yoder

    Female1830–1907Female

siblings

(7)

    Solomon Cornelius Burkert

    Male1855–1913Male

    Male1856–1927Male

    Kate Elizabeth Burkert

    Female1857–1926Female

    Mary Magdalena Burkert

    Female1859–1941Female

    Hannah Susanna Burkert

    Female1862–1936Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 7

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Burkhart .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Jonathan in entry for William H. Houck and Sallie Burkert, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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