Eleanor Burshek1

#29471, (18 September 1892 - April 1981)
Father*John Burshek2 (1858 - 1950)
Mother*Annie Raida3 (1867 - 1930)


George E Murray b. 1892, d. 1970
Children 1.Richard Murray9 (c 1914 - )
 2.James Edward Murray9 (1915 - 2005)
 3.Georgia M Murray9 (c 1922 - b 1981)
Her married name was Murray. 
Birth*18 September 1892She was born on 18 September 1892 at Page, Holt Co., NebraskaG.4,2 
26 June 1900She appeared on the census of 26 June 1900 in the household of John Burshek and Annie Raida at Jefferson Twp., Knox Co., NebraskaG.5 
Marriage*14 October 1913She married George E Murray, son of Richard Henry Murray and Julia Agnes Roche, on 14 October 1913 at Murchison, Harding Co., South DakotaG.1 
16 April 1930She and George E Murray appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at 517½ Sawyer Street, Lead, Lawrence Co., South DakotaG.6 
4 April 1940She and George E Murray appeared on the census of 4 April 1940 at 616 Sawyer Street, Lead, Lawrence Co., South DakotaG.7 
Death*April 1981She died in April 1981 at Deadwood, Lawrence Co., South DakotaG, at age 88.4 
Obituary8 April 1981Obituary for Eleanor Burshek was published on 8 April 1981 at Lead, Lawrence Co., South DakotaG.8 


  1. [S1790] South Dakota Marriages, 1905-2013/17, online Ancestry.com, Entry Year 1914, No. 39990, img. 157/304. George E Murray, age 21, and Eleanor Burshek, age 21, both res. Murchison, Harding Co. SD, marr. Murchison, Harding Co., 14 Oct 1913.
  2. [S2497] Lead Daily Call, Lead, South Dakota, Obit. for Eleanor Murray, wid. of George Murray, 8 Apr 1981.
  3. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, Shared standing memorial stone. Burshek / John, 11 Sep 1856 - 26 Jul 1950 / Annie, 12 Aug 1867 - 27 Oct 1930. Saint Aloysius Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade Co. SD. Memorial 73446711, created by Deborah Ridgway, photo added by BlackHillsFam.
  4. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org, Eleanor Murray, b. 18 Sep 1892, d. Apr 1981, last res. Deadwood, Lawrence Co. SD.
  5. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. John (42, corrected to 41), b. Moravia Sep 1859, parents b. Moravia, farmer, imm. 1881, naturalized; Anna (33, corrrected to 32), b. Moravia Aug 1869, parents b. Moravia, 4 children, all living; marr. 14 yrs.
  6. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. George E (38), b. NE, parents b. IA, gold miner; Eleanor L (37), b. NE, parents b. Bohemia-Austria.
  7. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. George E (48), b. NE, parents b. IA, gold miner; Eleanor M (47), b. NE; res. same place in 1935.
  8. [S2497] Lead Daily Call, Wed., 8 Apr 1981, p. 7. Eleanor Murray, dau. of John and Annie Burshek, b. Page NE 18 Sep 1892, d. St. Joseph's Hospital, Deadwood SD, 6 Apr 1981. Marr. 1912 George Murray, res. O'Neil NE, pioneer homesteaders in Harding Co. SD, between Redig and Hoover; removed to Nisland area 1919, and to Lead 1921; sons Richard and Gerald Murray of Lead, Edward Murray of Boulder CO and Daniel Murray of Santa Paula CA, daus. Patricia Rasmussen of Thousand Oaks CA and Georgia Janssen (deceased), 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; predeceased by husb. George. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, Lead SD, 9 Apr 1981, bur. Holy Cross Cemetery, near Lead.
  9. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census.