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  • ID: I108028
  • Name: Rachel E. Burk 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 26 DEC 1878 in Bedford Co., PA 2
  • Birth: BET. 1878 - 1879 1
  • Death: 21 JUL 1939 in Queen Station, Kimmel Twp. Bedford Co., PA 2
  • Census: 1880 Greenfield Twp., Blair Co., PA 1
  • Burial: Greenfield Cemetery, Queen Station, Kimmel Twp. Bedford Co., PA 2
  • Note:
    Bedford, PA "Bedford Gazette" issue of Friday, 14 April 1933, p. 3, col. 3

    Miss Bertha Hueston and Mrs. Elsie Dodson, of East Freedom, visited their sister, Mrs. John Finnegan.
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    Blair County Genealogical Society, Archie Claar Collection of Obituaries, vol. 13, p. 129

    MRS. RACHAEL E. FINNEGAN

    Wife of John E. Finnegan, president of the Queen Lumber company at Claysburg, died at 11 o'clock yesterday morning at the family home, Imler, R.D., Bedford county. She had been ill for several years. She was born in Bedford county on Dec. 26, 1878, a daughter of Lewis and Sara (Ritchey) Burke. The husband and the following children survive: Mrs. Ada Emeigh, Ralph Finnegan, Mrs. Alma Bush, Stewart Finnegan, all of Imler, R.D.; Mrs. Ruth Albright of Roaring Spring; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The mother, Mrs. Sara Burke of East Freedom, two brothers, George Burke of East Freedom and John Burke of Johnstown, and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Dodson of Claysburg, R.D., and Mrs. Bertha Huston of Altoona also survive. She was a member of the Greenfield Reformed church and the Ladies' Aid society of the church. The body may be viewed at the home after 6 o'clock this evening.

    FINNEGAN--Funeral services for Mrs. Rachael E. Finnegan will be conducted at the home at Imler, R.D., Bedford county, 10 a.m. Monday, in charge of Rev. O.H. Sen***. Interment in Greenfield cemetery. Friends will be received at the home after 6 o'clock this evening.

    [pencil date "7/21" on obit, "7/24" on funeral notice; Mrs. Finnegan died 21 Jul 1939 according to her tombstone inscription in Greenfield Cemetery - ed.]




    Father: Lewis B. Burk b: 20 MAY 1853 in Bedford Co., PA
    Mother: Sarah Catherine Ritchey b: 16 JUN 1859 in Blair Co., PA

    Marriage 1 John A. Finnegan b: 6 JUL 1868 in Kimmel Twp. Bedford Co., PA
    • Married: 12 DEC 1893 3
    • Married: ABT. 1894 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ada May Finnegan b: NOV 1895
    2. Has No Children Ruth Ellen Finnegan b: APR 1898
    3. Has No Children Ralph Finnegan b: OCT 1899
    4. Has No Children Alma Finnegan b: 9 SEP 1902 in Bedford Co., PA
    5. Has No Children Steward Finnegan b: ABT. 1905

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1880 US Census
    2. Title: Michael S. Caldwell database michaelscaldwell at Rootsweb Worldconnect
    3. Title: Brian L. Cartwright database blcartwright at Rootsweb Worldconnect
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