Burke Cemetery
Oronoko Township
Section 27


Located on intersection of Terre Coupe & Snow Road in Oronoko Township.

This cemetery is located in the middle and West side of section 27 (Ref: 1860 County Maps).     
Oldest stone is that of  Rozella Pennell daughter of Abram C. & Elizabeth (Smith) Pennell property. Abram later buried in Storick Cemetery.

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 Berrien County, Michigan tombstone project.

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Partial Donated & Researched Listing

Name Date of Birth Date of Death Notes/Comments
Brong, George circa 1800 born Prussia October 12, 1846 contributed by: Anita (Brong) (Eckler)
Frucci Rodgers
at ZHSJCR@aol.com
Burk, Nancy
 
November 14, 1838
Aged 53 years
Burk, Mary A
 
September 10, 1865
Age 49 years
Burk, Moses D
 
April 18, 1887
Age 74 years
Clark, Alta May
March 13, 1880
September 25, 1881
 
Clark, Grover C
July 6, 1884
August 1, 1891
 
Clark, Jesse Leon
September 18, 1873
March 9, 1879
 
Clark, Louisa A
May 8, 1848
March 16, 1936
 
Clark, Nellie
February 10, 1891
February 26, 1891
 
Clark, Richard V
May 25, 1841
December 22, 1905
 
Clark, Roscoe
December 20, 1867
January 18, 1868
 
Clark, Vaughn
December 7, 1881
January 9, 1882
 
Freed, Henry
-
March 26, 1847
Aged 70 years
Green, John A
July 25, 1856
November 29, 1858
 
Green, Leora
May 23, 1860
March 10, 1863
 
Helmick, Eli
May 29, 1840
October 30, 1929
 
Helmick, Elizabeth (Simonton) age 83 yrs Jan 3, 1887 wo Jesse
Helmick, Jesse age 82 yrs 1881  
Helmick, John 1825 1903 80 yrs 1 mo 25 days
so Jesse & Elizabeth (Simonton) Helmick
Helmick, Julia2 y's 8 M'sNov 19, 1851d/o S & N Helmick
Helmick, Mary11 Y's 3 M's 24 D'sSep 22, 1838d/o Jesse & Elizabeth Helmick
Helmick, Melvina
September 27, 1843
January 25, 1911
 
Helmick, Milton
1868
?  
Helmick, Nancy age 40 yrs June 11, 1866 wo Samuel
Helmick, Samuel age 37 yrs 1832 s/o Jesse & Elizabeth Helmick
Helmick, Rachel M.3 Y's 9 M'sOct 26, 1846d/o Jesse & Elizabeth Helmick
Helmick, Tabetha age 53 yrs 1883 wo John
Helmick, Wilma
1870
?  
Pennell, Rozella A.May 31, 1834July 8, 18351 Y 14 D - s/o Abram & Elizabeth
Sylvester, Darius age 49 yrs Jan 18, 1875 -
Sylvester, Sarah J age 49 yrs Oct 6, 1861 -
Thompson, Roden 1780 1861 -
Thompson, Clary 1789 1860 -
Tidwell, Martha
1836
1880
 
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