Person:Jacob Burket (1)

Jacob Burket
d.10 May 1810
Facts and Events
Name Jacob Burket
Alt Name Jacob Burkhardt
Gender Male
Birth[3][4] abt 1743 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Residence[2] 1798 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesNorthern Liberties
Will[1] 19 Mar 1804 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesWill written
Death[4] 10 May 1810
Burial[3][4] 21 May 1810 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesSecond Presbyterian (Arch Street) Burial Ground
Will[1] 25 May 1810 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesWill proved in court
  1. 1.0 1.1 Philadelphia County (Pennsylvania). Register of Wills. Wills, 1682-1916; indexes to wills, 1682-1924. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1947, 1981-1982), Vol. 3, p. 189; FHL #0021732, Primary quality.

    No. 65
    Jacob Burket of the Township of the Northern Liberties in the County of Philadelphia and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania . . . .
    -First, I give ___ to my beloved wife Margaret the sum of thirty pounds per annum as long as she remains my widow
    -To my oldest daughter Mary now intermarried with William Wilson so much of my lot of ground situate in Budd Stret in the Northern Liberties Beginning at the northern most line and extending in front on Budd Street 27 feet on the back end of the lot to be 24 feet wide which I give to her and her heirs forever she or they paying unto my wife Margaret the sum of ten pounds per annum as long as she remains my widow
    -To my son Jacob all the remainder of my lot and buildings situate on the Southward of the before described lot containing thirty two feet front and on the back 35 feet I give to him or his heirs forever he or they paying unto my wife Margaret the sum of ten pounds per annum as long as she remains my widow
    -To my daughter Elizabeth intermarried with john Segar all that my lot of ground and Buildings situate at the corner of Tammany Street and Rose Alley being twenty feet front on Tammany Street and 48 feet deep on Rose Alley to the middle of a pump which pump it is my will shall be for the use of the hereby bequeathed premises and the premises hereinafter bequeathed to my Daughter Margaret to her and her heirs forever she or they paying unto my wife Margaret 10 pounds per annum as long as she remains my widow
    -To my daughter Margaret Burket all the remainder of the lot situate in Rose Alley with the buildings thereon containing 48 feet on Rose Alley together with the use of the pump . . . she my daughter Margaret allowing my wife Margaret the whole of the northern part of the said building to live in rent free as long as she remains my widow
    -My personal estate and chattels to my beloved wife Margaret as long as she shall live and after her death to be divided among my four children Jacob Burket, Mary Wilson, Elizabeth Segar and Margaret Burket and their heirs
    -My trusty and loving friend Frederick Fricke of the township of the Northern Liberties Cabinet Maker to be Executor of my last will and Testament
    Signed 19th day of March 1804, Jacob his [special character] mark Burket
    Witnesses John Reakuit, John Pender, Fredk Welbert
    Philadelphia, 25 May 1810
    John Reakiet, John Bender and Frederick Wolbert proved the will
    Frederick Fricke sworn and given Letters Testamentary

  2. Philadelphia, in United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Secretary. United States direct tax of 1798: tax lists for the state of Pennsylvania. (Washington [District of Columbia]: National Archives Microfilm Publication M372, 1962).

    Western Northern Liberties
    Original Number499, present number 38
    Jacob Burkit, resident and owner, on Rose Alley, size: 20 by 14, 2 stories, wood dwelling house, valued at $400

    Original number 500, present number 23
    Christ Rensheart resident, Jacob Burkit owner, on Rose Alley, 14 by 16, 2 story wood dwelling house on 20 by 40 land, worth $300

  3. 3.0 3.1 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915. (FamilySearch Record Search), Primary quality.

    Certificate for Interment, 21 May 1810, Philadelphia City
    Jacob Burkett, age 67, fence maker, b. Philadelphia City
    Habits of Life: Steadily Industrious
    Residence: Northern Liberties, Philadelphia
    Disease: affection of Stomach [sic]
    Cemetery: Second Presbyterian Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Source: FHL Film #1862361

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Jacob Burkett, in Find A Grave, accessed 20 Jan 2014, Secondary quality.

    Jacob Burkett
    Birth: unknown
    Death: May 10, 1810
    Burial: Arch Street Presbyterian Churchyard (Defunct) , Philadelphia, Philadelphia Count, Pennsylvania, USA

    WPA Index