Lillian May Bourke

7 December 1897–19 August 1981 (Age 83)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Life of Lillian May

When Lillian May Bourke was born on 7 December 1897, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, her father, Thomas Patrick Bourke, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ann Miller, was 23. She married Christopher Patrick Sheehan on 1 July 1922, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 19 August 1981, in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hemmant Cemetery and Crematorium, Hemmant, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Patrick Sheehan
1898–1964
Lillian May Bourke
1897–1981
Marriage: 1 July 1922
Christopher Patrick Sheehan
1922–2007
Edward Thomas Sheehan
1924–2001
Joyce Mary Sheehan
1926–1926
Owen William Sheehan
1930–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 July 1922
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Patrick Bourke

    Male1872–1959Male

    Mary Ann Miller

    Female1874–1966Female

siblings

(11)

    Margaret Agnes Bourke

    Female1894–1968Female

    William Patrick Bourke

    Male1896–1956Male

    Female1897–1981Female

    Eileen Mary Bourke

    Female1900–1928Female

    Doris Bourke

    Female1903–1962Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1901

Age 4

First Federal election.
1901

Age 4

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1921

Age 24

Edith Cowan is elected to the Western Australia Parlaiment. She is the first woman parliamentarian in Australia.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burke .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988
  • Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current
  • Australia Death Index, 1787-1985

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