Looking for early information on Charles Burkhart, b.1826-?, m. 12-25-1851 Knoxville, ILL to Catherine Gladfelter, resided in Peoria Co.,Millbrook Twp until late 1800's. Sons George B. Burkhart b.1854-1929, Charles Burkhart b.1852-?, Ezra Burkhart b.1862. Charles Sr. was a blacksmith, and stated on census that he was from Penn.
George married Harmina Freed b.1852-1923, dau of Augustus Freed b.1815 in PA, and Maria Shuman. They had sons Ernie Burkhart b.1874, Charles b.1878, Anna M. b.1876, Augustus F b. 1886, Clyde B b.1887.