Burkett Family Five Generations

Submitted by Louise Ross

Front row, Left to Right: Joseph Sylvester Burkett & his wife Lydia Thomas Burkett

Back row, Left to Right: Velma Idessa Burkett Heise Harwell (holding her daughter F. Louise Heise Ross); Edith Bell Horner Bole Robinson (Velma's mother) and Margaret Ann Diolah  "Della" "Dilla" Burkett Horner Burkett Burkett

Joseph Sylvester Burkett, son of Samuel & Mary Magdalene Dunmire Burkett,  b. 17 Mar 1850 in Markton, Jefferson, PA;  d. 3 Jun 1935, in Jefferson, PA.

Lydia Thomas Burkett, daughter of Peter & Barbara Reitz Thomas, b. 16 Aug 1851 Beaver Twp., Jefferson, PA;  d. 14 Feb 1941, in Akron, Summit, OH, at home of her daughter Mary Etta Savella Burkett Miller.

Margaret Ann Diolah "Della" "Dilla" Burkett Horner Burkett Burkett, oldest daughter of Joseph & Lydia Burkett, b. 4 Oct 1872  Markton, Jefferson, PA  - d. 29 Mar 1962 in Markton,
Jefferson, PA
1st marriage, William "Thomas" Horner
2nd marriage, John Edward Burkett
3rd marriage, Abraham Burket  (John's Twin)

Edith Bell Horner Bole Robinson, oldest daughter of Dilla & Tom Horner, b. 9 Aug 1892 Markton, Jefferson, PA  - 28 Sep 1978 Akron, Summit, OH 
1st marriage,  Orval Glenn Bole on 5 Oct 1911
2nd marriage, Robert  Robinson Jr. on  1 Sep 1938

Velma Odessa  Burkett Heise Harwell, daughter of Edith & father unknown, b. 21 Feb 1909 Markton, Jefferson, PA  - 27 Dec 1964 Akron, Summit, OH
1st marriage, Herman Frederick Heise on 9 Jan 1926
2nd marriage, Alexander Thomas Harwell on 18 Apr 1930

Florence Louise Heise Ross, daughter of Velma & Herman Heise, b. 1927  St. Petersburg, Pinellas, FL  - Living
marriage  Gerald Lawson Ross  (deceased)

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