Samuel Walter Burkett


Personal and Family Information

Samuel was born on 15 NOV 1879 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas, the son of George Washington Burkett and Lucinda Narcissa Derrberry.

He died on 11 FEB 1962 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.

His wife was Martha Washington, who he married on 2 JAN 1907 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas. Their six known children were Walter Ray (1908-1908), Leora (1909-1978), Edwin Elwood (1911-1989), Arlene Louise (1915-2015), Josephine (c1920-1920) and Richard Earl (1922-2000).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Samuel Walter Burkett


George Washington Burkett


Lucinda Narcissa Derrberry



Birth15 NOV 1879
Place: Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Death11 FEB 1962
Place: Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Burial14 FEB 1962
Place: OsageCityCemetry, Osage City, Osage County, Kansas


Note 1

!Alias: Walter Samuel.

!Notes: Of Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.

!Obituary: [Burlingame Enterprise-Chronicle, Thursday, Februrary 15, 1962, page 1] -- Samuel W. Burkett Was Lifelong Citizen -- - Funeral services were held Wednesday of this week for Samuel W. Burkett, 82, who died Feb. 11 at his home here. Rites were held at the Federated church and interment was in the Burlingame Cemetery. - Mr. Burkett was born Nov. 15, 1879, in Burlingame and was a lifelong resident. He was an interior decorator. - Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Martha Burkett of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Leora Kirby of Cookeville, Tenn., and Mrs. Arlene Ramskille of Attica, Ia.; two sons Edwin Burkett of Burlingame and Richard of Topeka. --

!Source: Copies of the Marriage License, obituary, burial record, a picture of the tumestone, and a picture of him provided by Connie Gibbar.