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Emily Jane Smith Burke

January 19, 1822–December 15, 1886

Born in Oneida County, New York; daughter of Rhoda Hough and William Orville Smith. Died at Springerville, Apache County, Arizona Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Jane Burke,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, reel 19 (closed to research), CHL. Biography of Emily Jane Smith Burk, photocopy of transcript, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Emily Jame Smith KWJH-8RH . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed July 2015), memorial no. 37677062, Emily Jane Smith Burk; Burk Cemetery, Springerville, AZ.