Ellen Jane Burckhartt

Female31 December 1844–about 1928

Brief Life History of Ellen Jane

When Ellen Jane Burckhartt was born on 31 December 1844, in Texas, Missouri, United States, her father, Selman Hobbs Burckhartt, was 31 and her mother, Mary Hunt Walton, was 21. She married J A Donaghe on 23 October 1866, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Love, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Johnston, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died about 1928, in Randlett, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 85.

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J A Donaghe
Ellen Jane Burckhartt
Marriage: 23 October 1866
Joshua Dobson
Nancy Evaline Dobson
Charles Selmon Donaghe

Sources (9)

  • Mrs Ellen Jones in household of Lee Jones, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellen J Dobson, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Ellen Jane Burkhart in entry for Robert Lee Jones, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1866Texas, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1846 · Mexican-American War

    Age 2

    Known in the United States as the Mexican War. President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna did not officially acknowledge the secession of Texas, and interpreted the US involvement with Texas as an invasion of borders. Mexican forces attacked American forces in an event called the Thornton Affair, prompting President James K. Polk to send a request for war to Congress. The war ended when the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed on February 2, 1848, which required the Mexican Cession of the northern territories and acceptance of the Rio Grande as the southern border of the United States. At the same time, the U.S. committed to pay Mexico $15 million for war damages and assumed roughly $3.25 million of their existing debt.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 22

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Dieter, Ewald, Inge, Jochem, Klaus.

    German: variant of Burkhart . This form of the surname is also found in Alsace and Lorraine.

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

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