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BiographyJerusha Parks Burdick was born 25 January 1809 in Scipio, Cayuga County, New York, United States to Benjamin Marvin Parke (1775-1860) and Lucy Lord (1783-1860) and died April 1883 in Farmington, Davis County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married Alden Burdick (1803-1845) 12 January 1826 in Athens, Athens County, Ohio.
Jerusha Parks Burdick, dau. ( prob. ) of Benjamin and Lucy ( Wilkenson or Clark ) Parks of Whitesboro, New York. She married in 1823 to Alden Burdick (1803-1845) and late in the early 1830's joined the newly formed LDS Church. Alden was a member of Zion's Camp (1834) and the 1st Quorum of Seventy.
With her family of 11 children, she emigrated to Utah about 1852. She lived for a time in Salt Lake City and supported her family by tailoring, later moving to Farmington, where she kept a boarding place.
Later in life she returned to Farmington, Utah, where she died.
|Offspring of Alden Burdick and Jerusha Parks (1809-1883)|
|Columbus Burse Burdick (1826-1879)|| |
|Catherine Burdick (1827-)|| |
|Lucy Burdick (1829-1895)|| |
|Lutellus Linley Burdick (1830-1914)|| |
|Eveline Burdick (1832-1911)|| |
|Alden Burdick (1834-1905)|| |
|Jerusha Cecelia Burdick (1836-1899)|| |
|Laura Louisa Burdick (1838-1895)||8 November 1838 Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, United States||19 December 1895 Farmington, Davis County, Utah, United States|| Lot Smith (1830-1892)|
|Charlotte Burdick (1840-1899)|| |
|Marinda Luella Burdick (1843-1918)|| |
|Helen Burdick (1845-1845)|