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Burke, Reverend James Preston

Burke, Reverend James Preston

Male 1890 - 1960  (70 years)

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  • Name Burke, James Preston 
    Title Reverend 
    Born 11 Aug 1890  Lincolnton, Lincoln County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Priest 
    Reference Number 3254 
    Died 19 Dec 1960  Deland, Volusia County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Baptist Church of Yanceyville, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3214  Caswell County
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 

    Father Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Chunn, Eliza Jane,   b. 28 Apr 1851, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1928, Gaston County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F52668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Graves, Mary Elizabeth,   b. 16 Mar 1896, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1977, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1922  Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 24624 
    Notes 
    • Graves Reception Brilliant Event

      Yanceyville, N. C. Dec 4 (1922): A brilliant reception was given Miss Elizabeth Graves and the Rev. James Preston Burke here last week. More than two hundred people called during the evening. Receiving at the front door were S. P. Graves and Mrs. L. M. Carlton. At the front door of the stairway was Miss Mary Wilson Brown and Mrs. George Cunningham. The receiving line was composed of the parents of the bride and the parents of the groom and members of the bridal party, including Rev. and Mrs. Burke. Guests were presented to the receiving line by L. M. Carlton, of Roxboro. Receiving at the gift room door were Miss Madeline Moore and were directed to the dining room by (William) Burton. From the gift room - the guests Mrs. R. D. Gapen, of Reidsville and Miss Sallie Graves, of Wilson. Here they were received by F. W. Brown, of Danville and Mrs. Eugene Clock of Elkins. In this room which was attractively decorated a delicious salad course was served by Mrs. F. G. Harrelson, assisted by Misses Helen Florence, Emma Mitchell, Willie Johnston and Mary Graves of Danville. Receiving in the front parlor were Mesdames Eugene Irving, Harris Nelson, of Reidsville and Miss Helen Harvie of Danville. Pouring coffee in this room were Mesdames N. C. Thompson of Reidsville and S. P. Graves, of Mount Airy.

      From an attractive alcove in the dining room frozen punch was served by Tony Oliver of Reidsville, assisted by Miss Belle Cunningham and Manadeline McAlister, Margaret Carlton and Annie Brown.

      The guest book which was in the hall was presided over by Miss Nellie Harris and Rev. J. L. Martin. Following the serving of refreshments an informal hour was had after which the bride's cake was presented and cut amidst much merriment.

      Source: The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 4 December 1922 (Page 4)
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      Yanceyville News Notes

      Yanceyville, N. C. Dec 2 (1922) - Mr. and Mrs. George Fountain [Mary Royal Motz Founatin] of Tarboro came up Saturday to attend the wedding of Miss Graves and Mr. James P. Burke last Saturday. While here they were the guests of Miss Sallie Robertson.

      Source: The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 4 December 1922 (Page 2)
    Children 
    +1. Burke, Elizabeth Graves,   b. 16 Apr 1926, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 2016, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F1658  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Aug 1890 - Lincolnton, Lincoln County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Nov 1922 - Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Baptist Church of Yanceyville, Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Bartlett Yancey High School Deed 1954
    Bartlett Yancey High School Deed 1954

    Headstones
    James Preston Burke Grave Marker (First Baptist Church, Yanceyville, NC)
    James Preston Burke Grave Marker (First Baptist Church, Yanceyville, NC)

  • Notes 
    • James Preston Burke (1890-1960)

      James Preston Burke (1890-1960)

      Bartlett Yancey High School Deed 1954

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      Yanceyville News Notes

      Yanceyville, Feb. 3, 1922--James P. Burke of Reidsville, who stopped over in Yanceyville on his way to his regular appointments at Cunningham and Milton, was detained here for several days on account of the snow. He returned to Reidsville Tuesday, having been unable to reach his appointments. While in the village he was a guest in the home of B. S. Graves [his soon-to-be father-in-law].

      Source: The Bee, Danville, VA, February 4, 1922
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      Find A Grave Memorial: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/76653775/james-preston-burke