Seawell Carr Burke

10 January 1901–23 July 1976 (Age 75)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Seawell Carr

When Seawell Carr Burke was born on 10 January 1901, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Washington Burke, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Emma Coggins, was 33. He married Olive Marie Pike on 14 November 1924, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Township 9 Thompson, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1976. He died on 23 July 1976, in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seawell Carr Burke
1901–1976
Olive Marie Pike
1898–1948
Marriage: 14 November 1924
Ruth Pike Burke
1926–2012

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1924Chatham, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1918 · Fort Bragg Established
    Age 17
    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 22
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Siobhan, Aileen, Brennan, Brigid, Donovan, Liam, Murphy, Ulick, Aidan, Dermot.English and Irish (of Anglo-Norman origin): habitational name from Burgh (Castle) in Suffolk, England. Burk represents an Anglo-Norman pronunciation of Old English burg, Middle English burgh ‘fortification’ (see Burgh ).German: variant of Burk .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Burton
    Burkett
    Bourke
    Burgh
    Burkeen
    Borke
    Duxbury
    Borrowman
    Burman

    Sources (25)

    • Seawell Burke in entry for Burke, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
    • Seawell G Burk, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Seawell Burke, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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