James Woodford BURKS
Jane Belle JENNINGS


Husband:  James Woodford BURKS
Birth:  28 Mar 1856, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Death:  28 Sep 1919, Independence Co., Arkansas
Burial:
Father:  John W. BURKS Sr.
Mother:  Louisa N. TUCKER

Marriage:   16 Dec 1889, Stoddard Co., Missouri 

Wife:  Jane Belle JENNINGS
Birth:  29 Aug 1865, Poplar Bluff, Butler Co., Missouri    
Death:  27 May 1957, Advance, Stoddard Co., Missouri
Burial:  May 1957, Morgan Memorial Park, Advance, Stoddard Co., Missouri
Father:  Daniel Laman. JENNINGS
Mother:  Jane Elvira OAKS

Children:
 
1. Cecile F. BURKS, b: 20 Oct 1890, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri   
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Notes:    
Belle was first married to William Gene on 1 Jul 1888 - just a year before her marriage to James.

1900 Federal Census Data (T623_0904, Page 14A), Castor Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri,
                                                                                    Enumeration District: 121, Enumeration Date: 22-Jun-1900, Family #8

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Birth Mo.

Birth Yr

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn

# C Liv

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
or Trade

In Sch

 BURKS, James W

 Head

M

Mar

1856

44

M

10

 

 

TN

TN

TN

 Clerk

 

            Belle

 Wife

F

Jun

1868

31

M

10

1

MO

KY

MO

 

 

            Cecil

 Daughter

F

Oct

1891

8

S

 

 

 

MO

TN

MO

 

X

By 1910, Belle remained in Missouri while James was ;living with his sister Jennie and her family in Texas.

1910 Federal Census Data (T624_0825, Page 207B), Advance, Pike Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 187, Enumeration Date: 22-Apr-1910, Family #107

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn.

# C Liv.

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
or Trade

In Sch

 BURKS, Belle

 Head

M

38

M2

20

1

1

MO

KY

VA

 Operator / Telephone Office

 

1910 Federal Census Data (T624_1570, Page 49B), Tolosa, Kaufman Co., Texas,
                                                                                    Enumeration District: 40, Enumeration Date: 11-May-1910, Family #279

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

# Yr Mar

# C Bn

# C Liv

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

Occupation
Millard

In Sch

 HORTON, Julius A

 Head

M

41

M1

20

 

 

AL

US

US

 Farmer

 

               Jennie

 Wife

F

48

M1

20

3

3

TN

TN

AL(TN)

 None

 

               Charlie

 Son

M

19

S

 

 

 

AL

AL

TN

 Farm Laborer

 

               Mary L

 Daughter

F

17

S

 

 

 

AL

AL

TN

 None

X

               John G

 Son

M

13

S

 

 

 

AL

AL

TN

 Farm Laborer

 

 (BURKS) WOODFORD, James W

 Brother L

M

49

M1

 

 

 

AL(TN)

US(TN)

AL(TN)

 Cashier / Bank

 

1920 Federal Census Data (T625_0964, Page 249A), Advance, Pike Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri,
                                                                                      Enumeration District:  214, Enumeration Date: 16-Jan-1920, Family #246

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S
W/D

POB

Fa.
POB

Mo.
POB

Occupation

In Sch

 BURKS, Belle

 Head

M

40

W

MO

KY

VA

 Operator / Telephone

    

1930 Federal Census Data (T626_1248, Page 213A), Advance, Pike Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri,
                                                                                      Enumeration District: 18, Enumeration Date: 4-Apr-1930, Family #71

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

Age Marr

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

 In Sch

Occupation

 BURKS, Bell

 Boarder

F

55

W

23

MO

MO

MO

 

 Telephone Opr. / Telephone Co.

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Sources:    
1) Marriage:  Stoddard County Missouri Vital Statistics - Marriages, Vol. 3, Page 212
2) Death - Husband:  Independence County Arkansas Vital Statistics - Deaths, Vol. 43, Cert. #00308
3) Death - Wife:  Stoddard County Missouri Vital Statistics - Deaths, State Cert. #57-27190
4) Burials: Cemeteries of Stoddard County, Missouri, Stoddard County Historical Society - 1839-1992, Page 470