Lee Grady Burke

23 July 1890–29 March 1958 (Age 67)
Myra, Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lee Grady

When Lee Grady Burke was born on 23 July 1890, in Myra, Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, Rathburn Burke, was 30 and his mother, Martha Jane Mullins, was 32. He married Mary Alice Tackett on 15 June 1916, in Myra, Pike, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Campbell, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 29 March 1958, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Myra, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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Lee Grady Burke
Mary Alice Tackett
Marriage: 15 June 1916
Vadney Vesta Burke
Bethel Alleen Burke
Gustie Burke
Draxie Burke
Walton Herman Burke
Agnes Nadine Burke
Carl H Burke
Milford Kermit Burke
Loretta June Burke
Milton Ray Burke

Spouse and Children

15 June 1916
Myra, Pike, Kentucky, United States


    Vadney Vesta Burke


    Bethel Alleen Burke


    Gustie Burke



    Walton Herman Burke


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Martha Jane Mullins




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1905: Pike, Kentucky, United States
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 (3)

  • Lee Grady Kurk in household of Rathburn Kurk, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grady Burk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grady Burke, "United States Census, 1920"

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