Person:James Burkham (3)

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James Burkham
m. 30 Sep 1804
  1. James Burkham1805 - 1880
  2. Susanna Burkham1808 - 1888
  3. Cynthia Burkham1811 -
  4. Abijah Burkhamabt 1820 - 1854
  5. Phillip Burkham1820 -
  6. Benjamin Franklin Burkham1826 - 1918
m. 1830
  1. Eliott Burkham1833 -
  2. Charles Barnet Burkham1833 - 1914
  3. William J. Burkham1838 -
  4. Theresa Ann Burkham1841 -
  5. Thomas Burkham1844 -
  6. Mary Burkham1850 -
  7. James Burkham, Jr1853 -
  8. John A. Burkham1857 -
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Name James Burkham
Gender Male
Birth? Jul 1805 Clay County, Kentucky
Marriage 1830 Red River County, Texasto Matilda Hopkins
Census[3] 1850 Hopkins County, Texas
Census[4] 1860 Hopkins County, Texas
Census[5] 1880 Hopkins County, Texas
Death[5] 4 Jun 1880 Sulphur Bluff, Hopkins County, Texas
Burial? Hopkins County?, Texas

Hopkins County, Texas, 1850 census:S3

Burkham, James 45 yrs Farmer (real estate = $320) b. Kentucky
      Matilda 35 yrs b. Tennessee
      Elliott 17 yrs Farmer b. Texas
      Charles 15 yrs Farmer b. Texas
      William J. 12 yrs b. Texas
      Thursey Ann 9 yrs b. Texas
      Thomas 6 yrs b. Texas

Hopkins County, Texas, 1860 census:S4

Burkham, James 56 yrs Farmer (real estate = $1,700; personal estate = $4,000) b. Kentucky
      Matilda 48 yrs b. Tennessee
      William 22 yrs Laborer on farm b. Texas
      Thursey 19 yrs Serving b. Texas
      Thomas 18 yrs Laborer on farm b. Texas
      Mary 10 yrs b. Texas
      James 7 yrs b. Texas
      John 3 yrs b. Texas
Burkham, Elliott 28 yrs Laborer on farm b. Texas
      Una [f] 4 yrs b. Texas
      Susanna 3 yrs b. Texas
Rhodes, Richard 19 yrs Laborer on farm b. Texas

Hopkins County, Texas, 1880 census:S5

Burkham, James 75 yrs (Wid.) Farmer ("Dead June 4") b. Indiana (parents, b. Kentucky)
      John A. 21 yrs Son Works on farm b. Texas (parents, b. Indiana/Tennessee)
      James A. E. 18 yrs Gr/son Farm Laborer b. Texas (parents, b. Texas/Tennessee)
Martin, Theresia A. 34 yrs Dau (Wid.) Keeping house b. Texas (parents, b. Indiana/Tennessee)
      Matilda J. 15 yrs Gr/dau At home b. Texas (parents, b. Tennessee/Texas)
      Laura B. 11 yrs Gr/dau At home b. Texas (parents, b. Tennessee/Texas)
      Josephine 7 yrs Gr/dau b. Texas (parents, b. Tennessee/Texas)
      Lucy A. 5 yrs Gr/dau b. Texas (parents, b. Tennessee/Texas)
References
  1.   Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), p. 81.

    On 18 Oct 1830, he signed a petition to the county court of Miller County for a "passable road" from Davis's Landing to the courthouse at Jonesboro.

  2.   Texas. General Land Office. Abstracts of All Original Texas Land Titles Comprising Grants and Locations. (Austin, Texas: Texas General Land Office), Patent #188 & 189 (Abstract # 60 & 61).

    On 2 Dec 1848, he Received 1st Class headright certificate #288 for two parcels -- 3,605.5 acres & 1,000 acres -- both located north of Avery.

  3. Hopkins, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 158, house/family 323/323.
  4. Hopkins, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 146, house/family 570/570.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Hopkins, Texas, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 60, p. 197, house/family 126/126.