John Burke 1845 – 1898
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 4/19/2021 at 17:02:36
Source: Decorah Republican Sept. 8, 1898 P 3 C 3
An Aged Farmer Killed.
Independence, Sept, 3.—John Burke, an aged farmer, was killed at a picnic last evening. His son was riding a runner, when the horse bolted the track, striking Burke, and he was killed instantly. His injury was internal, there being no marks on the body.
Transcriber’s Note: Find a Grave shows he was born in 1845 and is buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
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