Edward Burke

1870–
Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Burke was born in 1870, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, his father, Nimrod Burke, was 36 and his mother, Mary Louise Freeman, was 26. He married Nannie Wallace on 18 April 1906.

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Edward Burke
1870–
Nannie Wallace
Marriage: 18 April 1906

Spouse and Children

    Male1870–Male

    Nannie Wallace

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
18 April 1906
Manhattan, New York, New York

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

    Sanford Burke

    Male1864–1931Male

    William Sherman Burke

    Male1867–1934Male

    Thomas Benson Burke

    Male1869–1887Male

    Male1870–Male

    Ephriam Burke

    Male1871–1932Male

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Anglo-Norman origin): habitational name from Burgh in Suffolk, England. This is named with Old English burh ‘fortification’, ‘fortified manor’.2 Norwegian: Americanized form of Børke, a habitational name from any of eight farms in southeastern Norway, named with Old Norse birki ‘birch wood’.3 German: variant of Burk .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edward Burke, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Edward Burke, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

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