George Edward Burke

31 August 1891–14 April 1967 (Age 75)
Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of George Edward

George Edward Burke was born on 31 August 1891, in Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States as the son of P. M. Burke and Mary Benson. He had at least 1 son with Lucinda King. He died on 14 April 1967, in Helena, Phillips, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Walnut Corner, Phillips, Arkansas, United States.

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George Edward Burke
Lucinda King
Robert Burke

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
Age 13
Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 21
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • George E Burke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Burke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Burke, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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