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
Rebecca Alice Guldin
Sallie G Burkert
Daniel Guldin Burkert
Edwin G Burkert

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Burkert


    Hannah Yoder




    Solomon Cornelius Burkert



    Kate Elizabeth Burkert


    Mary Magdalena Burkert


    Hannah Susanna Burkert


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


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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