Michael Burke

Male 1777 - 1852  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Michael Burke 
    Born About 1777  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Possibly Co. Galway? [1, 2]
    • Possibly Nenagh, Co. Tipperary? [3]
    Gender Male 
    Military 1828  March township Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Nomimal Return of Militia Men of the First Carleton Regiment between the ages of 19 and 39 inclusive.
    #491: BURKE, Mich'l. Age 39. 
    Petition 1829  Bytown area Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    McCabe List #292: Burke, Michl. From County Tipperary, parish Nenagh, town Nenagh. "His nephew John Grady resides at Fermoy in the County of Cork; and is known to Mr Boun the proprietor of Stage Coaches at Cork"

    McCabe List #365: Burk Michael. Tipperary, Nenagh, near Town of Nenagh. "He has a cousin Michael Burke and a Brother in Law Michael Gleeson, both have families; they are known to Sir John Po of Salsboro" 
    • Is this Michael Burke of March township (d. 2 Aug 1852)?
    Land Patent 19 Feb 1829  March township, Bathurst district Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Burk, Michael. Con 4. Lot 8 S [South] 1/2. 100 acres. 
    Address 1846  March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Found on the Collectors Roll for the Township of March for the Year 1846 
    Census 1851  March township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Michl Burke, Farmer, born Ireland, religion C. Rome [Church of Rome = Roman Catholic], age 72. With wife Winifred, born Ireland, age 62; son Patrick, born Ireland, age 30; daughter-in-law Bridget [Gallagher], born Ireland age 30; grandchildren Michl (7), Edward (4), and Winifred (1), all born March township; and Isabella Gallahar [Gallagher], born Ireland, age 14, presumably sister of Bridget [Gallagher] Burke. 
    Buried Aug 1852  St. Isidore, South March, March township, Carleton Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 02 Aug 1852  March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association James Killeen (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Notes 
    • In the 1851 census of March township, Michael Burke's wife is listed as Winifred Burke, age 62, born Ireland. Winifred Burke, widow, is then found in the household of Patrick Burke and Bridget Gallagher in the 1861 and 1871 census returns. Is this Lavina/Lavinia Downey? or did Michael Burke have a second wife?
    Person ID I1377  Moran
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2012 

    Family Lavinia Downey,   b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married About 1820  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Patrick Burke,   b. About 1822, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1897, South March, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S295] Oral Tradition.

    2. [S212] Oral Interview with Aggie O'Neill, January 2007.

    3. [S104] McCabe List, Bruce S. Elliott, (Ontario Genealogical Society), 0777921243., p. 34.
      McCabe List 292: Burk, Michl. Tipperary, Nenagh, Nenagh.

    4. [S192] Men of Upper Canada, Militia and Nominal Rolls, 1828-1829, Ed. Bruce S. Elliott, Dan Walker, and Fawne Stratford-Devai, (Toronto: Ontario Genealogical Society, 1995), p. 13.

    5. [S104] McCabe List, Bruce S. Elliott, (Ontario Genealogical Society), 0777921243., p. 34.

    6. [S314] Settlements by Canada Company, (Toronto : W.L. Mackenzie, 1838), p. 70.

    7. [S128] Early Ottawa Valley Records, Ed. Norman K. Crowder, (Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society), p. 37.

    8. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).
      Canada West (Ontario), Carleton County, March, p. 14, lines 14-21.

    9. [S294] St. Isidore Roman Catholic Cemetery, John Sayers and Keith Johnson, (The Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society), p. 12.
      BURKE/To the memory of Michael Burke who departed this life on the 2nd day of August, 1852 aged 75 years/"Lord have mercy on his soul for evermore. Amen"
      146B. 146A = grandson Thomas Burke, with his wife Mary Ann Lahey.