John Morgan Burk ArticlesBlenheim News-Tribune, Blenheim, Ontario, Canada
Kent County Directory - 1880, Compiled and published by J.D.Caee & Co. w. L.O. Chatham Planet Book and Job Printing House, p. 27
From: KENT COUNTY DIRECTORY - 188O. COMPILED AND PUBLISHED BY J. D. CAEE & CO. w. L. O CHATHAM PLANET BOOK AND JOB PRINTING HOUSE. page 27
"Blenheim and Chatham Stage Line, John M Burk propr, office and livery stables George, foot Ellen. Burk John M, livery, boarding and sale Stables, George, foot Ellen, res same."
From: Blenheim News-Tribune - August 3, 1899
John M. Burk, auctioneer, will offer for sale at the residence of Chas. Senior, Esq., town, on Saturday, Aug. 5th, a large and valuable list of household furniture. The sale will commence at 2 o'clock sharp and will be without reserve Terms. - $5.00 and under cash; over that amount 3 months' credit or 6 per cent per annum discount for cash.
From: Blenheim News-Tribune - May 13, 1937 page 3
Old Newspaper Files
Forty-Five Years Ago
J. M. Burk's first farmer's sale was held last Saturday afternoon on the Market Square and the attendance was good.
From: Blenheim News-Tribune - November 18 1937
From the files of October 31st, 1912:
Death claimed one of Blenheim's oldest and most respected citizens, in the person of Mr. John M. Burke, on Wednesday evening of last week at his residence, at the advanced age of nearly 75 years. Mr. Burke for a num- ber of years conducted a livery and bus business here and also was baliff and auctioneer for Kent County.
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