Carrie May Burke

28 May 1903–10 July 1982 (Age 79)
Kingston, Jamaica

The Life of Carrie May

When Carrie May Burke was born on 28 May 1903, in Kingston, Jamaica, her father, Aubrey Mapletoft Burke, was 28 and her mother, Amy Ann DePass, was 25. She married Lucius Dey Smedmore on 3 June 1924, in Kingston, Jamaica. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 10 July 1982, in Jamaica, at the age of 79, and was buried in West Bay, Cayman Islands.

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Family Time Line

Lucius Dey Smedmore
1899–1963
Carrie May Burke
1903–1982
Marriage: 3 June 1924
Marjorie Dey Smedmore
1925–2003
Gloria Dey Smedmore
1927–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1924
Kingston, Jamaica
children

(2)

    Marjorie Dey Smedmore

    Female1925–2003Female

    Gloria Dey Smedmore

    Female1927–2005Female

Parents and Siblings

    Aubrey Mapletoft Burke

    Male1875–1968Male

    Amy Ann DePass

    Female1877–1932Female

siblings

(14)

    Irmin Mapletoft Burke

    Male1898–1973Male

    Keith Brandford Burke

    Male1899–1925Male

    Aubrey Eugene Burke

    Male1900–1961Male

    Thelma Christina Burke

    Female1901–1991Female

    Female1903–1982Female

+9 More Children

World Events (3)

1907

Age 4

City of Kingston destroyed by earthquake.
1944

Age 41

Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.
1962

Age 59

Federation of the West Indies dissolves. Jamaica declares independence. Caymans stay under British rule. a separate administrator is appointed.

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)

  • Carrie May Burke, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Carrie May Burke in entry for Majorie Dey Smedmore, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Carrie May Burke in entry for Gloria Dey Smedmore, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"

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