Anna Burke


Personal Information


February 12, 1899 Pinckney, Lewis County, New York
Baptism February 26, 1899 - Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, New Boston, Lewis County, New York
Married Patrick O'Leary - November 11, 1929
Death June 11, 1960 Pinckney, Lewis County, New York at age 38
Burial Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, New Boston, Lewis County, New York
Parents Richard H. Burke and Katherine McDermott
Siblings None
Children None



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Anna Burke and Patrick O'Leary
Anna Burke and Patrick O'Leary standing in front, Anna with dark skirt and white blouse, Patrick with dark pants, vest and tie. 
Headstone located in Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in New Boston, Town of Pinckney, Lewis County, New York





Barnes Corners, June 13 - Miss Anna Burke, 61, of New Boston-Barnes Corners road near Copenhagen, died Saturday at 12:55 pm at her home. She had been in poor health two weeks.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 9:15 am with prayers at the Virkler funeral home, Lowville, and at 10 at St. Peter and Paul's church, New Boston. Rev. Earl Nichols, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul's cemetery.

Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home. The rosary will be recited tonight at 8.

Miss Burke is survived by three cousins, Mrs. Ivan Henry and Mrs. Hazel Snyder, Lowville; Mrs. Beulah Payne, Black River; and an aunt, Mrs. Frank Burke, Lowville.

She was born March 27, 1899, at Barnes Corners, in the farmhouse where she died, a daughter of Richard and Katherine McDermott Burke.

She lived in Watertown two years, but spent the rest of her life at Barnes Corners. She was a member of St. Peter and Paul's church, New Boston.

SOURCE: Unknown newspaper



The marriage of Miss Anna Burke, daughter of Richard Burke, of Barnes Corners and Patrick O'Leary, of Lowville, took place with a nuptial mass at 8 am Monday at St. Peters and Paul's church, New Boston.  They were attended by Ellen McDermott, cousin of the bride, and John O'Leary, brother of the bridegroom.  The wedding march was played by Mrs. Mary Ward of Watertown.  The bride wore a pretty blue georgette crepe dress.  For going away she wore brown.  The bridesmaid was dressed in brown.

A wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's father to the following:  Mr. and Mrs. Patrick O'Leary; Ellen McDermott, John O'Leary, Mrs. Ellen O'Leary, Richard Burke, Michael McDermott, Thomas McDermott, Mrs. Mary Ward, Mrs. George Sharlow, and George Sharlow, Mollie McDermott and Rev. Father Owen.

After a brief wedding trip the couple will be at home at the bride's father's near Barnes Corners. 

SOURCE: Unknown newspaper (provided by Helen Lucas)



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