Regina Burke

16 November 1902–12 April 1989 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Regina

When Regina Burke was born on 16 November 1902, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Patrick Burke, was 39 and her mother, Ella T McAndrews, was 38. She lived in Hughestown, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 April 1989, in Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 86.

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Patrick Burke
Ella T McAndrews
Joseph Burke
Winifred G Burke
Clare A Burke
William Burke
Helen Burke
Loretta Burke
Regina Burke
Mary Burke
Jean Burke
John Burke
John Burke
Anna Burke

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Burke


    Ella T McAndrews




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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 12

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Regina Burke in household of Patrick Burke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Regina Burke in household of Patrick Burke, "United States Census, 1910"

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