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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Mary M. Burks, 6 South 49 West

Mary cash-claimed a quarter in 19, 6S 49W in 1891.


Mary M. Livengood was born August 28, 1856 in Indiana to John P. Livengood and CHristina Dappenfield, both born in North Carolina.

Reverend John Peter Livengood 1819-1959 is buried in Montgomery County, Indiana. Christina was his fourth wife

In 1860 Parke County, Indiana, Christine Livengood is 33, with Mary M. 4 and Charles 2. Charles Sapingfield 22 is farming with them.

In 1870 Parke County, Christian is 44, Mary 14, and Charles 12.

Christina (Sappenfield) Livengood 1827-1888 is buried in Parke County # 50092280
Christine married Rev. John Peter Livengood 20 Sep 1855 in Parke County, Indiana. Children: Mary M. Livengood Burks (b. 1856) & Charles Andrew Livengood (1858-1938). Daughter of Mathias & Chrstina Grimes Sappenfield.

Mary M. Livengood married James R. Burks on February 3, 1876 in Parke County.

In 1880 Parke County, Mary is 23, married to James R. Burks, 23, with Charles 4, Adna L. 2, and Silas R. one month.

Silas died in 1880, buried in Parke County.

Adna L. (Burks) Krout 1879-1900 is buried in Fountain County # 9713715, with Martin L. Krout 1873-1924.

Charles Pharon Burks was born in Parke County to James R. Burk and Mary M. Livengood, dying May 26, 1945 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, to be buried in the Lutheran cfemetery in wallace, Indiana.
The informant was Mrs. Ruth Harper.
"Charles P. Burks, age 68, a resident of the Waynetown and Wallace communities for many years, died at Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville at three o'clock Saturday morning after having been seriously ill there for two weeks. Mr. Burks was born November 22, 1876, in Parke county, the son of James R. and Mary Livengood Burks. He was married in June 1903, to Christena Gooding, of Wallace, who preceded him in death. Mr. Burks was a member of the Waynetown Methodist church. Five daughters survive - Mrs. Gordon Miles, New Richmond; Mrs. Chester Harper, Crawfordsville; Mrs. Herbert Norman, Yeddo; Mrs. Joe Bell, Newtown, and Mrs. Eugene Baker of Wallace. There are also eleven grandchildren surviving and a sister, Mrs. Elijah Hallett, of Waynetown. The body will remain at the Grenard and Servies funeral home in Waynetown where the funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in charge of Rev. Guy E. Tremaine. Burial will be made at the Lutheran cemetery of Wallace. "
Mary is buried in Fountain County 1856-1922 # 10317881.
Jefferson Etter is buried in Montgomery County 837-1916, with his first wife Elizabeth 1845-1884.

Mary married Jefferson Etter on February 29, 1900 in Fountain County, Indiana.

In 1900 Montgomery County, Indiana, Jefferson is 63, Mary 42, both born in Indiana, with his daughter Stella 20.

Next household is Henry Wright 57, with Mary M. 48, both born in Indiana. Her dughters Caroline Etter 22 and Nora T. Etter 19...


IN 1900 Montgomery County, Kansas, Mary M. Burke is 28, marrid to Thomas M. BUrke 38. Children Lydia 10, William 7, and Claud 5 were all born in Kansas.


September 5, 1906 Aspen "Emery Adams and Miss Mary Burks were married yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock by Judge Sanders, at the home of the bride's parents, 211 West Hyman, the ceremony being performed in the presence of only relatives and intimate friends.
This Mary Burks is too young, born 1888. Emery and Mary had Goldie Marie Adams in 1907 in Aspen.

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