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Captain Benjamin BURK

Male 1736 - 1780  (44 years)


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  • Name Benjamin BURK 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 1736  Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military American Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He served as a captain in an irregular Tory militia and was killed in an ambush at Shallow Ford.
    Residence 1764  , Pitt, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was on the 1764 tax list in Pitt County. 
    Residence 1768  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was on the 1768 tax list in Rowan County. 
    Residence 1771  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He appeared on the 1771 tax list. 
    Residence 1774  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    "Benjamin Burk and brother James Burk are found on the 1774 Surry County Tax list of Martin Armstron 
    Probate 27 Aug 1777  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    buyer at estate sale of Ann Elliott 
    Died 14 Oct 1780  Huntsville, Surry, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Probate 1783  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    estate inventoried 
    Probate 30 Aug 1784  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    his estate was inventoried and returned 
    Person ID I2449  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2015 

    Father James BURK,   b. Abt 1705, , , Ulster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 4 Nov 1782 and 11 Feb 1783, Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Mary BANE,   b. 1710, Goshen, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748, Drapers Meadow, Augusta, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1730 or Sep 1730  Goshen Meeting House, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary 
    Married Y  [7
    Children 
     1. John BURK
     2. Benjamin BURK
     3. Elizabeth BURK
     4. Josiah BURK
     5. Samuel BURK
     6. Thomas BURK,   b. Aft 1761
     7. Honora BURK,   b. Aft 1766
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S507] PlanetMurphy.org, personal website, "James Burk (Burke), Virginia Frontiersman"; (Reliability: 2).
      http://www.planetmurphy.org/pagebuild.php?pagebody1=BurkeJas.htm

    2. [S224] Tate to Kendrick, e-mail., "Re: WorldConnect: James Burk Jr and son John"; (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S667] Surry County NC Wills 1771-1827 Abstracts, 17 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S667] Surry County NC Wills 1771-1827 Abstracts, 74 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S507] PlanetMurphy.org, personal website.

    6. [S667] Surry County NC Wills 1771-1827 Abstracts, 55-56 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S507] PlanetMurphy.org, personal website, "James Burk (Burke), Virginia Frontiersman"; (Reliability: 2).
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