I would be interested in sharing information on the Burket (t)s of Bedford County.
The Jesse Burket you mention was married to Betsey (Elizabeth) Shaffer.I have information on her line.
Another Shaffer/Burket connection I have is:
Descendants of Jacob Burkett
Generation No. 1
1.JACOB1 BURKETT1 was born in Germany.He married MISS MEYERS.She was born in Maryland.
Children of JACOB BURKETT and MISS MEYERS are:
2. i. JESSE2 BURKETT, b. 20 Feb 1820; d. 06 Jun 1898, Londonderry Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
ii. SAMUEL BURKETT.
iii. JACOB BURKETT.
iv. BENJAMIN BURKETT.
v. JOHN BURKETT.
vi. NICHOLAS BURKETT.
vii. RACHEL BURKETT.
viii. NANCY BURKETT.
Generation No. 2
2.JESSE2 BURKETT (JACOB1)2 was born 20 Feb 1820, and died 06 Jun 1898 in Londonderry Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.He married DRUSCILLA RALEY2 28 Mar 1838 in Pennsylvania, daughter of AMOS RALEY and ELIZABETH EWALT.She was born 1821, and died 1864.
More About JESSE BURKETT and DRUSCILLA RALEY:
Marriage: 28 Mar 1838, Pennsylvania
Children of JESSE BURKETT and DRUSCILLA RALEY are:
3. i. ALBERT3 BURKETT, b. 1849, Pennsylvania.
ii. HENRY BURKETT.
Generation No. 3
3.ALBERT3 BURKETT (JESSE2, JACOB1)3 was born 1849 in Pennsylvania.He married EMMA UNKNOWN.She was born 1849 in Pennsylvania.
Children of ALBERT BURKETT and EMMA UNKNOWN are:
4. i. HATTIE BELLE4 BURKETT, b. Jun 1874, Pennsylvania.
ii. WILLIAM H. V. BURKETT, b. 1875, Pennsylvania.
iii. EFFIE E BURKETT, b. 1879, Pennsylvania.
iv. MINNIE BURKETT, b. 1883, Pennsylvania.
v. KATE BURKETT, b. 1888, Pennsylvania.
Generation No. 4
4.HATTIE BELLE4 BURKETT (ALBERT3, JESSE2, JACOB1) was born Jun 1874 in Pennsylvania.She married DANIEL E SHAFFER4, son of CONRAD SHAFFER and MARY UMSTEAD.He was born Mar 1864 in Pennsylvania5.
More About HATTIE BELLE BURKETT:
Residence: 1880, Hyndman, Bedford, Pennsylvania6
Children of HATTIE BURKETT and DANIEL SHAFFER are:
i. NILA E5 SHAFFER, b. Apr 1895, Hyndman, Bedford, Pennsylvania.
ii. ANNA M SHAFFER, b. Mar 1897, Hyndman, Bedford, Pennsylvania.
iii. GRACE E SHAFFER, b. Nov 1898, Hyndman, Bedford, Pennsylvania.
5. iv. CARL THOMAS SHAFFER, b. 1904, Hyndman, Bedford, Pennsylvania; d. 01 Feb 1979, Somerset County Memorial Park Cemetery.
Generation No. 5
5.CARL THOMAS5 SHAFFER (HATTIE BELLE4 BURKETT, ALBERT3, JESSE2, JACOB1) was born 1904 in Hyndman, Bedford, Pennsylvania, and died 01 Feb 1979 in Somerset County Memorial Park Cemetery.He married MARGARET C JONES, daughter of GORDON JONES.She was born 08 Aug 1911 in West Virginia, and died 05 Sep 1999 in Somerset County Memorial Park Cemetery.
Children of CARL SHAFFER and MARGARET JONES are:
i. GARY LEE6 SHAFFER7, m. SHIRLEY ANN KUPCIK
ii. CAROL SHAFFER, m. PAUL MATTHEWS.
iii. JAMES SHAFFER.
1.Heritage Quest Online Image, History of Bedford County; page 370.
2.Heritage Quest Online Image, History of Bedford County, page 370.
3.1900 Federal Census Records, PA.
4.1900 Federal Census Records, PA, Bedford County, Hyndman, District 16.
5.1900 Federal Census Records, PA.
6.1880 United States Federal Census, 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints© Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Hyndman, Bedford, Pennsylvania, ED 224, roll T9_1098, page 163.2000, image 0333.
7.Commonwealth of Pennsyvania Birth Certificate, Somerset County.
8.Commonwealth of Pennsyvania Birth Certificate, Allegheny County.
9.State of Pennsylvania Marriage certificate.
10.State of Pennsylvania Birth Certificate.
11.State of Pennsylvania Marriage certificate.