Phoebe Jane Burk

28 January 1836–26 May 1914 (Age 78)
Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Phoebe Jane

When Phoebe Jane Burk was born on 28 January 1836, in Liberty, Clay, Missouri, United States, her father, John Mathias Burk, was 42 and her mother, Keziah Keturah Van Benthuysen, was 39. She married Edwin Bingham on 28 December 1854, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Starr, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880 and Star Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 26 May 1914, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Bingham
Phoebe Jane Burk
Marriage: 28 December 1854
Edwin Florentine Bingham
Bertrand Artello Bingham
Phebe Keziah Bingham
Ida Evelyn Bingham
May Lucinda Bingham
Henry Dewitte Bingham
Inez Teressa Bingham
Cora Estella Bingham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1854Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 3
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    South German (also Bürk): from a short form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart ). Compare Buerk .German: habitational name from the common placenames Burk and Burg.Sorbian: status name or nickname from Upper Sorbian burk, a diminutive of bur ‘peasant’ (see Buhr ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Letter to Charles Allen Burk from Keziah Burk

    26 June 1853 , Ogden, Utah Territory Great Salt Lake Ogden City Weber County June 26, 1853 Dear Charles, it is with feelings of various emotions that I sit down to …

    Sources (38)

    • Phebe Jane Burke in household of John M Burke, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Phoebe J Bingham in entry for Thomas J Thomas and Inez Terresa Bingham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Phebe Jane Bingham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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