Flora Belle Addington Burke

1877–1958 (Age 80)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Flora Belle

Flora Belle Addington Burke was born on 24 March 1877, in Scott, Virginia, United States. She married Henry Lee Burke in November 1895, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in De Kalb Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Johnson Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1958, at the age of 81.

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Flora Belle Addington Burke
Henry Lee Burke
Marriage: November 1895
Oda E Burke
Eula Claire Burke
Everett Edward Willis
Wanda L. Burke
Mary Lonia Burke
William Houston Burke

Spouse & Children

November 1895
Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 17

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 22

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named in Old English as Eaddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Greater London.

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

Sources (3)

  • Belle Burke in household of D L Addington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Belle Burke in household of Henry Burke, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Flora B Burk in household of Henry L Burk, "United States Census, 1910"

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