Edwin Elwood Burkett


Personal and Family Information

Edwin was born on 21 DEC 1911 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas, the son of Samuel Walter Burkett and Martha Washington.

He died on 23 MAR 1989 in Nursing Home, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.

His wife was Letha Miller, who he married on 14 FEB 1947 in Kansas City, Missouri. Their two known children were Cheryl Kay (Private) (1949-?) and Eddie Lee (Private) (1956-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Edwin Elwood Burkett


Samuel Walter Burkett


George Washington Burkett


Lucinda Narcissa Derrberry


Martha Washington


James Washington


John Washington


Mary Hersfield


Harriet Jane Wilkinson


William Harry Wilkinson


Hanah Barber



Birth21 DEC 1911
Place: Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Death23 MAR 1989
Place: Nursing Home, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Burial27 MAR 1989
Place: Burlingame Cmtry, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas




Note 1

!Address: Eddie Burkett, Townsite Apartments, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.

!Notes: Of Burlingame in 1962.

!Phone: 654-3771.

!Notes: James A. Hotchkiss' notes imply Edwin Burkett is related to Lawrence J. Mings and Ella Reiss, but I have yet to find the connection. Their obituaries were included in his notes.

!Notes: [From an Osage Chronicle article, Date unknown]: -- Sante Fe Trail Nursing Home --

!P: "...; Eddie Burkett enjoyed a visit from Bill and Kathleen Trebbe;...."

!P: Letha Burkett also visited for a Halloween Party.

!Notes: [another article 16 Feb 1989]: recieved a visit.

!Source: Social Security info provided by Connie Gibbar. Birth 21 Dec 1911, Death 23 Mar 1989, Age 77, Last resident of Burlingame, Osage, KS 66413. SS# 509-07-4728. Issued in Kansas.

!Source: Grave enscription provided by Connie Gibbar. Edwin E Burkett S SGT US ARMY WORLD WAR II DEC 21 1911 MAR 23 1989

!Source: Obituary provided by Connie Gibbar. Edwin E. Burkett Edwin E. Burkett, 77, Burlingame, died Thursday, March 23, 1989, at a Burlingame nursing home. - Mr. Burkett was a mechanic. He was an Army veteran of World War II; having served in the Infantry in France, Italy and North Africa. - He was born December 21, 1911, in Burlingame, the sone of Walter and Martha Washington Burket. He was graduated from Burlingame High School and spent most of his life in the Burlingame community. - Mr. Burkett was a member of the Gene and Elroy Schenck Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7584 in Burlingame. - He was married to Letha Miller February 24, 1947, in Kansas City, Missouri. She survives. A stepson Wally York, died in 1968. - Other survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Jefferson, Warrensburg, Missouri, a son, Eddie L. Burkett, Scranton; a stepson, William York, Burlingam, a sister, Arlene Ramskill, Attica, Ohio; a brother, Richard Burkett, Topeka; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. - Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Monday in Burlingame Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gene and Elroy Schenck VFW Post No. 7584 in Burlingame. Carey Funeral Home, Burlingame, was in charge of arrangements.

!Source: Burrial Record provided by Connie Gibbar. Burlingame Community Cemetery Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas 66413 Burial Record Full Name of Deceased Edwin E Burkett Place of Death [City/Township]Burlingame Nursing Home, [County]Osage, [State] KS Date of Death 3-23-89 Color [.] Sex M Age 12-21-1911 77 Cause of

Death -- Method of Disposal Burial [Cemetery]Burlingame Funeral Director Carry Funerl Home, Burlingame Body was Buried on 3-27-1989 in Burlingame Community Cemetery, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas, on lot No. 1400 - 2nd Hold.