Hazel D. Burk was born in 1896, in Michigan, United States as the daughter of Edward Burk and Ida Goldsmith. She married Adrian W. Cheney on 28 June 1913, in Blackford, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States for about 7 years and Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1930.
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 ).