Charles Burks1

(1812 - circa 1862)
     Charles Burks was born in 1812 in Kentucky.2,3 He was the son of Thomas Peter Burks and Nancy Rachel Hardy.
     Charles married Elizabeth Murphy on January 24, 1836 in Saint Francois County, Missouri.4 Charles Burks was purchased land.5 He was purchased land.5 He was purchased land.5 He was purchased land.5
     Charles married second Frances L [?] circa 1854 in Missouri. Charles Burks was a farmer and a county judge. He owned 440 acres in Union Township. Charles died circa 1862 in Missouri Killed in Civil War.6,7,8

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriCharles Burks9
1860Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriCharles Burks10

Children of Charles Burks and Elizabeth Murphy

Child of Charles Burks and Frances L [?]

  • William Burks b. 1855

Citations

  1. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, Charles burks was 38 in the 1850 Census.
  2. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri.
  3. [S8186] 1810 US Census of Cumberland Co, Kentucky, 1 male under 10.
  4. [S8181] Missouri Marriages before 1840 at LDS Library, OKC.
  5. [S8155] United States of America General Land Office Patent, unknown publish date.
  6. [S8157] History of Southeast Missouri.
  7. [S8239] Unknown title, ca.1927, "Facts of Jaspar N. Burks Life" in which he tells that his father, Judge Charles Burks was hung by the "Federals."
  8. [S8284] Henry C. Thompson, unknown title Walsworth Publishing Ci., 1992).
  9. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, page 251, dwg 691, fam 708; Charles Burks family.
  10. [S8158] 1860 US Census Ste Genevieve Co, Missouri, Page 283, dwl 801, fam 815, Charles & Frances L Slade family.

Francis Marion Burks

(after July 1836 - )
     Francis Marion Burks was born after July, 1836 in Ste Genevieve County, Missouri.1 He was the son of Charles Burks and Elizabeth Murphy.
     Francis married Mary Hunt circa 1854 in Missouri.

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriCharles Burks2
1860Union Twp, Chestnut Ridge, Ste Genevieve County, MissouriFrancis Marion Burks3
1880Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriFrancis Marion Burks4

Children of Francis Marion Burks and Mary Hunt

  • John Thomas Burks b. 1857
  • Charles M Burks b. 1859
  • Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Burks b. 1861
  • William Richard Burks b. 1864
  • Jerimiah B. Burks b. 1867

Citations

  1. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri.
  2. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, page 251, dwg 691, fam 708; Charles Burks family.
  3. [S8158] 1860 US Census Ste Genevieve Co, Missouri, p 274, dwlg 747, fam 751, line 10.
  4. [S8217] 1880 US Census Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, p 619-D.

Jasper Newton Burks1

(30 July 1840 - between 7 August 1930 and 1930)
     Jasper Newton Burks was born on July 30, 1840 in Ste Genevieve County, Missouri.2,1 He was the son of Charles Burks and Elizabeth Murphy.
     Jasper married Amanda Celestine Marshall in February, 1868 in Missouri.3 Jasper died between August 7, 1930 and 1930 in Farmington, Saint Francois County, Missouri.4 He was buried in Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Farmington, Saint Francois County, Missouri.5,6 Tombstone says Capt Jasper Newton Burks, Co E, 2 MO Inf, C.S.A.

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriCharles Burks7
1860Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriCharles Burks8
1870Union Twp, Oak Ridge, Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri, Jaspar 29, Amanda 17Jasper Newton Burks9
1880St Francois Twp, Saint Francois County, MissouriJasper Newton Burks10
1910Farmington, Saint Francois County, MissouriJasper Newton Burks11

Children of Jasper Newton Burks and Amanda Celestine Marshall

  • Mary F. Burks 12 b. 1872
  • A. J. Burks 13 b. 1875
  • Edward Charles Burks 14 b. October 6, 1876, d. March 21, 1943
  • Hattie Burks 12 b. 1879
  • Cleve Burks 15
  • Bird Burks 16
  • George Vest Burks 3 b. August 18, 1881, d. April 18, 1928
  • Bernice Burks b. 1890

Citations

  1. [S8345] Findagrave.com,, Jasper Newton Burks, tombstone, Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Farmington, Missouri.
  2. [S8] Obituary, , obit in Farmington, Mo. paper, undated, unnamed sent by Charlie Davis.
  3. [S8] Obituary.
  4. [S8245] Unknown title, , Obituary in Farmington paper ( unnamed).
  5. [S8159] Tombstone photographed by Genevieve Willett Slade.
  6. [S8314] FindaGrave.com website,, Jasper Newton Burks, Knights of Pythias Cemetery, St. Francois Co, Missouri.
  7. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, page 251, dwg 691, fam 708; Charles Burks family.
  8. [S8158] 1860 US Census Ste Genevieve Co, Missouri, Page 283, dwl 801, fam 815, Charles & Frances L Slade family.
  9. [S8215] 1870 US Census of Staint Genevieve County, Missouri, p 592 (25), dwg 159, fam 160.
  10. [S8218] 1880 US Census of St Francois County, Missouri, p 410, ED 2, dwg 49, fam 49.
  11. [S8303] 1910 US Census of St. Francois, Missouri, ED 26, Page 6A, line 13, hh 4, fam 5.
  12. [S8218] 1880 US Census of St Francois County, Missouri, p 410, dwg 49, fam 49.
  13. [S8218] 1880 US Census of St Francois County, Missouri, p410, dwg 49, fam 49.
  14. [S8218] 1880 US Census of St Francois County, Missouri.
  15. [S8] Obituary, Fair Play , Ste Genevieve , 3 June 1916.
  16. [S8] Obituary, Fair Play, Ste Genevieve, 3 June 1916.

Joseph VanSickle

(14 February 1809 - 13 August 1884)
     Joseph VanSickle was born in 1808 in Virginia Joseph , 62 in 1870, b VA.1 He was born on February 14, 1809 in Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia.2,3,4 He was the son of Captain Anthony VanSickle and Rebecca VanMetre.5 Joseph VanSickle witnessed the will of Captain Anthony VanSickle on October 19, 1812 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.6 Joseph VanSickle witnessed the probate of the estate of Captain Anthony VanSickle on May 8, 1815 in Mason County, West Virginia; Distribution of Estate of Anthony VanSickle dec'd.7 Joseph VanSickle witnessed the sale of Zachariah VanSickle on December 6, 1827; sold 81 acres to Richard Hawkins.8 Joseph VanSickle sold his share of the Mason County land inherited from father Anthony's estate to brother Jesse on on October 2, 1830 in West Virginia.9
     Joseph married first Mary Mahala Hinkle, daughter of Reverend Gideon Hinkle and Rhoda Jane Allen, on December 26, 1833 in West Virginia.10
     Joseph married second Sarah Rickard, daughter of Jacob Rickard and Nancy Sarah Oliver, on December 29, 1836 in West Virginia.11 Joseph & Sarah sold land on Broad Run.12 Ran for County Tresurer.13 Joseph VanSickle and Sarah Rickard were sold land 1.83 Ac E Cor NE/4, SW/4, Sec 28, T37N, R7E sold to John Valley of Ste Genevieve Co, MO on March 2, 1877.14 Joseph VanSickle and Sarah Rickard were sold land S/2, SW/4, Sec 28; SE/4, SE/4, Sec 29; N/2, NE/4, NE/4, Sec 32; N/2, NW/4 & N/2, SW/4, NW/4, Sec 33, all T37N, R7E containing 240 ac except 1.83 ac prev sold. Sold to Louis N. Jokerst of Ste Genevieve Co. on October 4, 1882.15 Joseph died on August 13, 1884 in Saint Francois County, Missouri, at age 75 Died of heart disease & senility Death Certificate lists him as a widower, a minister, and an American. It lists Mason County, VA. as the place where he was born.16,17 He was buried in Masonic Cemetery (North), Farmington, Saint Francois County, Missouri.18,19,20

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1820Mason County, West Virginia, hh of Jesse: Eli 9, Joseph 11, John 13, Martha Ann 16, Abraham 17, Anthony, jr 20 , Johanah 22 & Jesse 24; 1820 Census = male >10=1, 10-16=2, 16-18=1, 16-26=2; females: 10-16=1, 16-26=1Jesse VanSickle21
1850Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriJoseph VanSickle22
1860Union Twp, Chestnut Ridge, Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, Joseph 50, $4,000 $600 VA; Sarah 40 VAJoseph VanSickle23
1870Union Twp, Oak Ridge, Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri, Joseph 62, Farmer $1500, $550 VA, Sarah 54, VAJoseph VanSickle24
1880Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, Joseph 71 farmer VA VA VAJoseph VanSickle25

Children of Joseph VanSickle and Sarah Rickard

  • Caroline VanSickle b. November 22, 1838, d. May 2, 1867
  • Nancy Miriam VanSickle b. October 20, 1839, d. November 22, 1899
  • Emily Virginia VanSickle+ b. November 6, 1840, d. February 22, 1923
  • Eli A VanSickle b. April 7, 1844, d. December 31, 1882
  • Marthee M. VanSickle b. February 25, 1845, d. November 15, 1864
  • Mary Francis VanSickle b. November 27, 1846, d. March 24, 1918
  • Joseph Henry VanSickle b. January 24, 1848, d. August 16, 1900
  • Samuel George VanSickle+ 1 b. November 13, 1850, d. January 23, 1920
  • Alice VanSickle 1 b. 1858
  • Charles B VanSickle+ 1 b. August, 1860

Citations

  1. [S8215] 1870 US Census of Staint Genevieve County, Missouri.
  2. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, age 40 in 1850 census.
  3. [S8237] Email about VanSickle from Charles Davis, 20 July 1999.
  4. [S8158] 1860 US Census Ste Genevieve Co, Missouri, age shows 50 in census.
  5. [S8220] H. H. Hardesty, Hardesty's Historical Encyclopedia of Mason & Putnam Counties, West Virginia, 5 Chicago & Toledo: H. H. Hardesty & Co, 1883), e mail from Dan VanSickles 23 Mar 1998.
  6. [S8226] Will of Anthony VanSickle including inventory and appraisal., Deed Book AA page 71-81.
  7. [S8221] Mason County, WV Index to Chancelry Court Records 1805-1846 LDS-FHL M-film #1854747 item #2, Book AA, pages 71 - 81.
  8. [S8246] Deed Records of Mason County (formerly Kanawha), Virginia (WV), deed book H page 120.
  9. [S8246] Deed Records of Mason County, Virginia (WV), Deed Book 9, page 295.
  10. [S8219] Marriage records of Mason County, West Virginia, Book 1, page 28.
  11. [S8219] Marriage Records of Mason County, West Virginia, Book 1, page 30, Rev. Elish Rathbune.
  12. [S8246] Deed Records of Mason County, Virginia (WV), Deed Book 10, Page 332.
  13. [S8306] Email correspondence with Barbara Serini [e-mail address], unknown publish date, 09 Feb 2004 e-mail address.
  14. [S8222] Ste. Genevieve Co, MO Records, Deed Book 27, page 504.
  15. [S8222] Ste. Genevieve Co, MO Records, Deed Book 33, page 345.
  16. [S8237] Email about VanSickle from Charles Davis, 20 Jul 1999.
  17. [S8242] St. Francois Co, MO Permanent Record of Deaths, Page 1 of "V", reel 6028, Page 1 of "V", reel C6028 at Missouri State Archives.
  18. [S3] Tombstone or grave marker inscription, Joseph VanSickle, Masonic Cemetery, Farmington, Missouri.
  19. [S8237] Email about VanSickle from Charles Davis.
  20. [S8265] Email from Barbara Probst 24 Sep 1999 regarding Little Vine Cemetery (Jos VanSickles), 28 Sep 1999.
  21. [S8249] 1820 US Census of Mason Co, Virginia (WV), copy 33, roll 138 [vol 10].
  22. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, pg 249, dwg 623, fam 640, line 35, Joseph VanSickle family.
  23. [S8158] 1860 US Census Ste Genevieve Co, Missouri, p 132, Dwlg 897, Fam 911, Line 1.
  24. [S8215] 1870 US Census of Staint Genevieve County, Missouri, page 34, dwl 215, fam 216.
  25. [S8217] 1880 US Census Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, page 616, ED 137, dwlling 6, fam 5.

Sarah Rickard1

(3 November 1816 - 16 December 1883)
     Sarah Rickard was born on November 3, 1816 in Virginia.2,3 She was the daughter of Jacob Rickard and Nancy Sarah Oliver.4
     Sarah married Joseph VanSickle, son of Captain Anthony VanSickle and Rebecca VanMetre, on December 29, 1836 in Mason County, West Virginia.5 Sarah Rickard and Joseph VanSickle were sold land 1.83 Ac E Cor NE/4, SW/4, Sec 28, T37N, R7E sold to John Valley of Ste Genevieve Co, MO on March 2, 1877.6 Sarah Rickard and Joseph VanSickle were sold land S/2, SW/4, Sec 28; SE/4, SE/4, Sec 29; N/2, NE/4, NE/4, Sec 32; N/2, NW/4 & N/2, SW/4, NW/4, Sec 33, all T37N, R7E containing 240 ac except 1.83 ac prev sold. Sold to Louis N. Jokerst of Ste Genevieve Co. on October 4, 1882.7 Sarah died on December 16, 1883 in Saint Francois County, Missouri, at age 67 Death certificate states she was born in Virginia and died of pneumonia.8 She was buried in Masonic Cemetery (South), Farmington, Saint Francois County, Missouri.9

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Union Twp., Sainte Genevieve County, MissouriJoseph VanSickle10
1860Union Twp, Chestnut Ridge, Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, Joseph 50, $4,000 $600 VA; Sarah 40 VAJoseph VanSickle11
1870Union Twp, Oak Ridge, Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri, Joseph 62, Farmer $1500, $550 VA, Sarah 54, VAJoseph VanSickle12
1880Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, Joseph 71 farmer VA VA VAJoseph VanSickle13

Children of Sarah Rickard and Joseph VanSickle

  • Caroline VanSickle b. November 22, 1838, d. May 2, 1867
  • Nancy Miriam VanSickle b. October 20, 1839, d. November 22, 1899
  • Emily Virginia VanSickle+ b. November 6, 1840, d. February 22, 1923
  • Eli A VanSickle b. April 7, 1844, d. December 31, 1882
  • Marthee M. VanSickle b. February 25, 1845, d. November 15, 1864
  • Mary Francis VanSickle b. November 27, 1846, d. March 24, 1918
  • Joseph Henry VanSickle b. January 24, 1848, d. August 16, 1900
  • Samuel George VanSickle+ 14 b. November 13, 1850, d. January 23, 1920
  • Alice VanSickle 14 b. 1858
  • Charles B VanSickle+ 14 b. August, 1860

Citations

  1. [S8216] Vital Records Archive CD ROM owned by Jim Meggs, unknown publish date.
  2. [S8265] Email from Barbara Probst 24 Sep 1999 regarding Little Vine Cemetery (Jos VanSickles), 28 Sep 1999.
  3. [S8242] St. Francois Co, MO Permanent Record of Deaths, Page 1 of "V", reel 6028.
  4. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, pg 249, fam 621, hh 638, line 28.
  5. [S8219] Marriage records of Mason County, West Virginia, Book 1, page 30, Rev. Elish Rathbune.
  6. [S8222] Ste. Genevieve Co, MO Records, Deed Book 27, page 504.
  7. [S8222] Ste. Genevieve Co, MO Records, Deed Book 33, page 345.
  8. [S8242] St. Francois Co, MO Permanent Record of Deaths, Page 1 of "V", reel 6028, Page 1 of "V", reel C6028 at Missouri State Archives.
  9. [S9] https://www.findagrave.com/,, Sarah (Rickard) Van Sickle, tombstone, Masonic Cemetery of Farmington (South), St. Francois Co, Missouri.
  10. [S8150] 1850 US Census for Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, pg 249, dwg 623, fam 640, line 35, Joseph VanSickle family.
  11. [S8158] 1860 US Census Ste Genevieve Co, Missouri, p 132, Dwlg 897, Fam 911, Line 1.
  12. [S8215] 1870 US Census of Staint Genevieve County, Missouri, page 34, dwl 215, fam 216.
  13. [S8217] 1880 US Census Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, page 616, ED 137, dwlling 6, fam 5.
  14. [S8215] 1870 US Census of Staint Genevieve County, Missouri.

George Ignatious Fenwick

(25 December 1841 - )
     George Ignatious Fenwick was baptized on December 25, 1841 in Union County, Kentucky.1 He was the son of Robert Fenwick and Elizabeth Birch.

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Dist #2, Union County, KentuckyRobert Fenwick2

Citations

  1. [S8151] International Genealogical Index shows this event. We will need to get original source documentation.
  2. [S8202] The 1850 US Census for Union County, Kentucky, page 491, dwelling 441, family 441.

Thomas M. Fenwick

(circa 1846 - )
     Thomas M. Fenwick was born circa 1846 in Union County, Kentucky. He was the son of Robert Fenwick and Elizabeth Birch.

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1850Dist #2, Union County, KentuckyRobert Fenwick1

Citations

  1. [S8202] The 1850 US Census for Union County, Kentucky, page 491, dwelling 441, family 441.

Emily Viola Burks

(13 September 1878 - 23 December 1967)
     Emily Viola Burks was born on September 13, 1878 in Ste Genevieve County, Missouri.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Burks and Emily Virginia VanSickle.
     Emily married Hugh Arno Adams, son of Hugh Martin Adams, circa 1908.3 Emily died on December 23, 1967 at age 894,2 and was buried in Crescent Cemetery, Logan County, Oklahoma.2

Census & Tax Records, Directories

YearLocationHead of Household
1880Union Twp, Ste Genevieve County, MissouriCharles Burks5
1890T13N, R 1& 2W, Indian Meridian, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory,
Charles came from Mo., been in territory for three months, 50 years old
Charles Burks6
1900Edmond Twshp, City of Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Territory, b Jul 1838, N.J., land agentCharles Burks7
1910Cresent, Logan County, OklahomaHugh Arno Adams8
1940Cresent, Logan County, OklahomaEmily Viola Burks9

Children of Emily Viola Burks and Hugh Arno Adams

  • Hugh J. Adams b. February 8, 1910, d. February 25, 1984
  • Jack Paul Adams b. May 26, 1912, d. May 11, 1965
  • Arno Charles 'Dick' Adams b. August 10, 1915, d. August 15, 1975

Citations

  1. [S8217] 1880 US Census Ste Genevieve County, Missouri.
  2. [S8314] FindaGrave.com website,, Emily B Adams, tombstone, Crescent Cemetery, Logan Co, Oklahoma.
  3. [S8162] Estimated only for research purposes, unknown publish date, from birth of first child.
  4. [S8143] Obituary of Mary Lee Willett Hartman in Tulsa Tribune, Mon 24 Apr 1944,.
  5. [S8217] 1880 US Census Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, page 10, ED 137, Dwelling 85, fam 86.
  6. [S8152] First Territorial Census of Oklahoma 1890 before statehood., 332, Page 332, family #51, lines 11-17, T13N, R1&2W, Indian Meridian.
  7. [S8153] 1900 US Census Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma County, sheet 4, line 1.
  8. [S8302] 1910 US Census of Logan County, Oklahoma, ED 121, page 4B, line 96, hh 83, fam 83.
  9. [S8335] 1940 US Census of Logan County, Oklahoma, ED 42-6, sh 12-B, lines 64-65, fam 252.