This is a very interesting story about Dr. Willard P. Burke, whose mother and father was from Franklin County Illinois. Benjamin Burk and Mary J. Woolley.( Benjamin Burke was a brother to Boswell Burk) They got married in Franklin Co. Il. in 1847 and moved to Missouri and by 1855 moved to California. This story was from 1910 California where Dr. Willard Burke had got a woman pregnant and she had a son who was 11 months old and the Dr. tried to kill them with dynamite.http://comstockhousehistory.blogspot.com/search/label/BurkeW...
THE BURKE MURDER CASE
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DOCTOR OF LOVE