Benjamin Burke

Male Abt 1820 - Aft 1891  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Burke 
    Born Abt 1820  Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 91B2FB692203AE40AC767B6505F6E3D9735C 
    Died Aft 1891  Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I418  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 9 May 2010 

    Family Isabella Bellworth,   b. 12 Mar 1818, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1891, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1845  Main-à-Dieu? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Burke,   b. Abt 1845, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1871  (Age ~ 27 years)
     2. Benjamin Burke,   b. 8 May 1848, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1867, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     3. Mary Jane Burke,   b. 17 Sep 1852, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1929, West Louisbourg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Michael Edward Burke,   b. 28 Sep 1856, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1939, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. John David Burke,   b. 13 Jul 1860, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1891  (Age > 32 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Burke appears on the 1861 Census of Canada at Main-a-Dieu (Dist 5 Abstract 6) as a head-of-household consisting of 5 males and 5 females (total 10 persons)

      1871 Census Main a Dieu p. 4 hh 12 line 11
      Benjamin Burke 50 fisherman; shanty
      Isabella Burke 54 no read/no write
      James Burke 26 seaman
      Mary Jane Burke 18
      Michael Burke 15 in school
      Jno David Burke 11 in school

      Household Record 1881 Canadian Census
      Benjamin BURKE Male Irish 60 Nova Scotia Roman Catholic
      Isobella BURKE Female Irish 63 Nova Scotia Roman Catholic
      Michael BRUKE Male Irish 24 Nova Scotia Roman Catholic
      John David BURKE Male Irish 21 Nova Scotia Roman Catholic
      Margaret CAMPBELL Female Irish 35 Nova Scotia Roman Catholic
      Source Information:Census Place Main-a-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
      Family History Library Film 1375802 NA Film Number C-13166 District 6 Sub-district J Page Number 31 Household Number 124

      1891 Census of Canada Cape Breton Main-a-Dieu p.3 h.h. 10
      Benjamin BURKE 69 fisherman NS/NS/NS
      Esibell BURKE 73 NS/ENG/NS no read/no write
      John David BURKE 30 seaman
      housing: s 1/8(?) [shanty, one story, eight? rooms]

      File AR21 Benjamin Burke Main-a-Dieu Cape Breton County bk F p. 341 probate year 1892