Francis Marion BURKE Mini tree diagram
Diannah Quenette GAYLOR

Diannah Quenette GAYLOR1,1,3,2

23rd Aug 18451,1,2 - 27th Oct 19081

Life History

23rd Aug 1845

Born in Mississippi.1,1,2

26th Aug 1873

Married Francis Marion BURKE in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,3

before 1897

Divorced from Francis Marion BURKE in Francis married Nora Wilson about 1897 in Upshur County, Texas; spource 1900 census, married 3 years, one child 1 yr old;  Nora 20 years old.4

about 1905

Death of Francis Marion BURKE in Big Sandy, Upshur, Texas.1

27th Oct 1908

Died in Elmo, Kaufman, Texas.1

after 27th Oct 1908

Buried in Elmo Cemetery, Elmo, Kaufman County, Texas.1


  • Francis M. Burke
    Bride's Name Quemette D. Gaylor
    Marriage 26 Aug 1873.Arkansas Co., Arkansas
    --  Arkansas, Marriages, 1837-1944, FamilySearch(

    1880 Federal Census, Sebastian County, Arkansas, 9 June, MarionTownship, District 179, page 17, Hse/Fam #158
    Burke, F M  W M 37 Head Farmer TN TN TN [b abt 1843]
    Burke, Quenett D  J  W F 36 Wife Keeping House MS TX TX [abt 1844]
    Burke, Bessie  W F 5 Dau Single TX TN MS [b abt 1875]

    Some time after this census and before 1897, Francis and Queendivorced.  According to the 1900 census, Francis married 17-year-oldNora Wilson in Upshur County, Texas.  The memorial maker hasmisentered her name from the gravestone, as D O, when it is clearly DQ, with the formal curling tail on the bottom of the circle for the Q.

    D. Q. Burke
    Birth Aug. 23, 1845
    Death Oct. 27, 1908
    Burial Elmo Cemetery, Elmo, Kaufman County, Texas
    Created by Frank Everett Feb 09, 2002
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #6167409,


  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. 1880 Federal Census, Sebastian County, Arkansas
    • 9 June, Marion Township, District 179, page 17, Hse/Fam #158
  • 3. Arkansas, Marriages, 1837-1944
  • 4. 1900 Federal Census, Upshur County, Texas
    • 27 June, Precinct 7, District 122, page 18B, Hse/Fam #347

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