Historical Rosters Database
Robert Skillen BurksRoster ID 408
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1851|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Robert Skillen Burks, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Dec. 01, 1828, in Botetourt Co., Va. Father- Samuel Burks; Mother- Rhoda Palmer. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Mary Elizabeth Burks; 1st child- Henry Burks; 2nd- Arthur Burks; 3rd- Robert Burks; 4th- Mary Burks; 5th- Rich Burks; 6th- Chas Burks; 7th- Frank Burks. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 18, 1848 from Botetourt Co., VA. Graduated on July 4, 1851. Military Record- Civil War; LtCol, 28th Va. Infantry. Careers: Educator, Farmer. Died- Sept. 17, 1886, in Botetourt Co., Va.|