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Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke

Female Abt 1770 - Abt 1867  (~ 97 years)


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  • Name Dorothy James "Dolly" Burke  [1
    Born Abt 1770  Bellyshannon, Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1867  Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I20119  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2021 

    Father Edward Burke 
    Mother Nora James 
    Family ID F12459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Nickerson,   b. 1772, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1820, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 6 May 1786  [2
    Notes 
    • The marriage is known to have taken place on a May 6th, probably in 1786.
    Children 
    +1. Knowles Nickerson,   b. Abt 1795, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    +2. Judah Nickerson,   b. 23 Jun 1801, Woods Harbour, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1895, Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F12150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • She died of dropsy. The Nickerson Family (citation details below) gives her death as 1867 in Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia, daughter of Edward Burke and Nora James, but the same book also notes that Shelburne County vital records have her dying 5 Oct 1870, daughter of Thomas Burke and Nora James.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Ted C. D'Eon, "Descendants of Stephen Hopkins - 14 Generations.".

    2. [S2654] The Nickerson Family: The Descendants of William Nickerson, 1604-1689, First Settler of Chatham, Massachusetts, Parts I, II & III: The First Six Generations with Vital Statistics of the Seventh Generation, The Combined 2nd Edition With Corrections by Pauline Wixon Derrick with Gertrude James and Barbara E. Goward. Cape Cod, Massachusetts: The Nickerson Family Association, 1997.