Alice A. Bourke

19 March 1842–8 June 1925 (Age 83)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Alice A.

When Alice A. Bourke was born on 19 March 1842, in Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Bourke, was 30 and her mother, Virginia Lawrence, was 22. She married Kenneth R Griffin on 24 November 1868, in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Southampton, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Portsmouth, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 June 1925, in Portsmouth, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth R Griffin
Alice A. Bourke
Marriage: 24 November 1868
Kenneth J Griffin
Sully H Griffin
Norman B. Griffin
Alice Virginia Griffin
William Sully Griffin
Rosa L. H. Griffin

Spouse and Children

24 November 1868
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Bourke


    Virginia Lawrence




    Joseph Bourke




    Mary Elizabeth Bourke


    Virginia Bourke


World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 22

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice A Griffin in household of K R Griffin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Griffin in household of William S Griffin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • A A Griffin in household of K R Griffin, "United States Census, 1880"

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