Vincent BURKLEY
(1818-1898)

 

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Theresa Ferris STELZER

Vincent BURKLEY 2159

  • Born: 1818, Germany 2219
  • Marriage: Theresa Ferris STELZER in Columbus, Ohio 2219
  • Died: 4 Jul 1898 at age 80 2219
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Immigration, 1837, United States of America. 2219

Residence, 1837, Columbus, Ohio. 2219

Occupation, 1837, Columbus, Ohio. 2219 where he was in the clothing business for 18 years.

Residence, 1855, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA.

Occupation, 1855, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2219 where he operated the Morning Star Clothing House. It was located on Farnam Street between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. The store was later locted on Farnam at Thirteenth Street.

Residence, 1860, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2220

Occupation, 1860, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2220 where he was a tailor.

Election: Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2219 He was a member of the first school board in Omaha, served in the Omaha City Council, represented his district in the first state legislature and was collector of customs under the President Cleveland's administration.

Politics: Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2219,2221 He was a life-long Democrat and a member of the first Nebraska Legislature.

Residence, 1870, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2222

Occupation, 1870, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2222 where he was a clothing merchant.

Residence, 1880, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2223

Occupation, 1880, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2223 where he was a solicitor for a newspaper.

Biography: Nebraska. 2219 His father, who was born in Germany in 1818, came to the United States in 1837, and for eighteen years was in the clothing business at Columbus, Ohio. He was one of the pioneer business men of Omaha, locating in that town, then a river trading post, in 1855. He conducted for many years what was known as the Morning Star Clothing House. On Farnum, between Tenth and Eleventh streets, he built as the home of this business the first two-story brick business block in the city. A later location of the store was at Farnam near Thirteen streets. He was a member of the first school board of Omaha, served in the City Council, represented his district in the first state Legislature and was collector of customs under the Cleveland administration, and these positions and honors reflect the notable prestige and service that mark his citizenship. He was always a Democrat. He and his wife were married in Columbus, Ohio, and she likewise was a native of Germany. Vincent Burkley died July 4, 1898, and his wife, 1908. They were the parents of two sons and four daughters.


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Vincent married Theresa Ferris STELZER, daughter of Unknown and Annastasia STELZER (NEE UNKNOWN), in Columbus, Ohio.2219 (Theresa Ferris STELZER was born on 6 Jun 1824 in Germany 2219,2220,2224 and died in 1908 2219.)




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