Descendants of John Burks Sr

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN BURKS, SR was born Abt. 1755 in VA, and died January 1826 in Barren County, KY. He married MARY KENDRICKS, daughter of JOHN KENDRICKS and ELIZABETH. She was born 1755, and died 1829.

Children of JOHN BURKS and MARY KENDRICKS are:

i. SILAS BURKS, b. 1773, VA; m. ELIZABETH KNOX, July 24, 1798.
ii. ELIZABETH "BETSY" BURKS, b. 1775, Henry County, VA; d. December 27, 1853, Hart County, KY; m. DANIEL PAYTON, November 09, 1796, Green County, KY.

iii. JOHN BURKS, JR, b. July 14, 1779, VA; d. Abt. 1829, Barren County, KY; m. FANNIE GARNETT, March 21, 1804, Barren County, KY.

iv. THOMAS BURKS, b. 1785, VA; m. NANCY HARDY, March 19, 1810, Barren County, KY.

v. CATHERINE VANHOOK BURKS, b. 1792, VA; d. January 15, 1858, Blue Spring Gr., Barren County, KY; m. THOMAS JOSEPH EDWARDS, March 03, 1812, Barren County, KY.

vi. MARY E. BURKS, b. February 24, 1792, VA; m. JOHN JAMISON.

2. vii. ELIZABETH RACHEL BURKS, b. February 04, 1794, Lunenburg County, VA; d. 1875, Rowletts, Hart County, KY.viii. SARAH W. BURKS, b. Abt. 1796, Barren County, KY; m. JAMES G. THOMPSON.
Generation No. 2

2. ELIZABETH RACHEL BURKS (JOHN) was born February 04, 1794 in Lunenburg County, VA, and died 1875 in Rowletts, Hart County, KY. She married GEORGE THOMAS HARDY January 09, 1814 in Rowletts, Hart County, KY, son of THOMAS HARDY and MARY ISHAM. He was born September 09, 1782 in Lunenburg County, VA, and died August 23, 1858 in Rowletts, Hart County, KY.

Children of ELIZABETH BURKS and GEORGE HARDY are:
i. THOMAS SQUIRE HARDY, b. December 24, 1814, Hart or Barren County, KY; m. (1) SUSIE WILLIAMSON; m. (2) LOUISA VAUGHN; m. (3) JANE HOARD.

ii. JACOB BENJAMIN HARDY, b. August 27, 1816, Hart or Barren County, KY; d. October 27, 1880, MO; m. CHURNSLEY SHARP OWEN, 1845, Hart County, KY; b. August 27, 1818, Hart or Barren County, KY; d. May 04, 1896, Bur Leah Cem., Rowletts, Sta., Hart County, KY.

iii. GEORGE GARTH HARDY, b. June 01, 1818, Hart or Barren County, KY; d. November 24, 1904; m. MARY FRANCES "POLLY" CLYMER, July 29, 1838.

iv. BURKS ISSAC HARDY, b. March 04, 1820, KY; d. April 02, 1911, MO; m. SUSAN LEACH OWEN, March 16, 1848, Hart or Green County, KY; b. February 28, 1830, Hart County, KY; d. October 24, 1881, MO.

v. ZACHARIAH SAMUEL HARDY, b. November 11, 1822, Rowletts, Hart County, KY, Hardy Valley; d. June 02, 1882, Weaubleau, Hickory County, MO; m. SARAH JANE OWEN, July 12, 1846, Lanoke Baptist Ch. Munfordville, KY; b. August 28, 1827, Munfordville, Hart County, KY; d. January 09, 1899, Souders Cem, Weaubleau, Hickory County, MO.

vi. MARY POLLY ANN HARDY, b. August 19, 1824, Hart County, KY; d. Hardy Cem, Horse Cave, Hart County, KY.

vii. NANCY LYNN HARDY, b. October 12, 1828, Hart County, KY.

viii. JANE RUTH HARDY, b. September 07, 1830, Hart County, KY; m. W. RUSSELL CARTER.

ix. SILAS JOB HARDY, b. March 22, 1832, Hart County, KY; d. 1899, Lebanon, Laclede County, MO; m. MALYNDA JANE BOHANNON, 1857, Hart County, KY.

x. RHODA ANN HARDY, b. October 01, 1833, Hart County, KY; d. July 12, 1918, Humansville, Polk County, MO; m. JOHN QUINCE ANDERSON, 1852, Rawletts, Hart County, KY.

xi. JAMES G HARDY, b. August 03, 1835, Horse Cave, Hart County, KY; d. April 17, 1923, Tallahassee, Leon County, FL; m. THEA SLAUGHTER, 1851, Horse Cave, Hart County, KY.

xii. COLLIN BUCHANAN HARDY, b. June 03, 1838, Edmonson County, KY; d. January 16, 1934, Farmington, St. Francois County, MO; m. MARY ELIZABETH THOMPSON, 1866, Rowletts, Hart County, KY.
Generation No. 3

3. THOMAS SQUIRE HARDY (ELIZABETH RACHEL BURKS, JOHN) was born December 24, 1814 in Hart or Barren County, KY. He married (1) SUSIE WILLIAMSON. He married (2) LOUISA VAUGHN. He married (3) JANE HOARD.

Child of THOMAS HARDY and SUSIE WILLIAMSON is:

i. JOSEPH HARDY.

4. ZACHARIAH SAMUEL HARDY (ELIZABETH RACHEL BURKS, JOHN) was born November 11, 1822 in Rowletts, Hart County, KY, Hardy Valley, and died June 02, 1882 in Weaubleau, Hickory County, MO. He married SARAH JANE OWEN July 12, 1846 in Lanoke Baptist Ch. Munfordville, KY, daughter of WILLIAM OWEN and TABETHA LEACH. She was born August 28, 1827 in Munfordville, Hart County, KY, and died January 09, 1899 in Souders Cem, Weaubleau, Hickory County, MO.

Children of ZACHARIAH HARDY and SARAH OWEN are:

i.MARY SUSAN HARDY, b. July 09, 1848, Hart County, KY; d. June 14, 1901, Ingalls, MO; m. EUGENE LARKIN KELLEY, February 25, 1873, Hart County, KY; b. April 06, 1852, Glasgow, KY; d. January 28, 1923, Rogers, AR.

Notes for MARY SUSAN HARDY:

Mary Susan Hardy was born July 9, 1848, in Hart County, Kentucky, was converted at about sixteen years of age and joined a Baptist Church in Kentucky. She was married February 25, 1873, to Deacon Eugene L. Kelley. She died on June 14, 1901 after a lingering illness. The mother of eight children, five boys and three girls. Three preceded her to the better land. Willing and anxious to go, but at the same time desired to stay with her family. She made all arrangements for her burial, requesting that the writer who had been her pastor for two years, conduct the funeral. She left her husband with a smile and quietly passed away. Hopewell Church has lost one among her best members. She expressed a great desire for the prosperity of the Church, and the salvation of the lost.
By B. F. Chamberlin


Notes for EUGENE LARKIN KELLEY:

He was a carpenter and traveled from Missouri to Eastern Colorado to help his son, Virgil and family build a frame home which was completed in 1921.

ii. JAMES L. HARDY, b. August 23, 1849, Hart County, KY; d. October 20, 1850, Hart County, KY.
iii. LEWIS BARNETT HARDY, b. December 19, 1851, Hart County, KY; d. bur Pocasset, Grady County, OK; m. MARTHA REBECCA BROWN, August 15, 1883; b. July 12, 1863, Polk County, MO; d. buried Pocassett, Grady County, OK.

iv. WALTER THOMAS HARDY, b. June 06, 1853, Hart County, KY; d. 1903, Weaubleau, Hickory County, MO; m. PERMELIA A. NUNN, 1890, MO; d. 1903, MO.

v. LAURA ELIZBETH HARDY, b. December 15, 1858; d. November 24, 1935, Souders Cem, Weaubleau, Hickory County, MO; m. DAVID F. KEELING.

vi. PETER MAXIE HARDY, b. September 21, 1860, Hart County, KY; d. July 16, 1949, Buried Robinson Cem., St. Clair County, MO; m. SARAH LOUELLA WILLIAMS, Abt. 1886, MO.

vii. GEORGE CLINTON HARDY, b. February 27, 1862, Hart County, KY; d. November 07, 1928, Buried Souders Cem., Weaubleau, Hickory Co, MO; m. MARY MELISSA NUNN, October 02, 1887.

viii. JACOB WILLIAM HARDY, b. April 07, 1864, Hart County, KY; d. April 25, 1896, Hickory County, MO; m. NANCY ELDORADO BROWN, December 29, 1886.

ix. MARTHA TRIBBLE HARDY, b. March 16, 1866, Hart County, KY; d. January 22, 1939, Souders Cemetery, Weaubleau, Hickory County, MO; m. ALDRIAN G. WILLIAMS, November 15, 1888.

x. FLOYD KENT HARDY, b. November 26, 1868, Horse Cave, Hart County, KY; d. April 04, 1952; m. SUSIE M. BLYTHE, 1891.

xi. EMMA LEE HARDY, b. June 25, 1872, Hart County, KY; d. Buried Afton, Ottawa County, OK; m. MARSHALL OSBORN.