Henry Lawrence Burchell

MaleApril 1867–15 January 1928

Brief Life History of Henry Lawrence

When Henry Lawrence Burchell was born in April 1867, in Missouri, United States, his father, Hamilton E Burchell, was 24 and his mother, Catherine "Katie" Ellen O'Neil, was 16. He married Ida Jane McNew in 1895, in Lexington, Morrow, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lexington, Morrow, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 15 January 1928, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United States.

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Henry Lawrence Burchell
Ida Jane McNew
Marriage: 1895
Anne E Burchell
Emma E. Burchell
Cora Burchell
Claude Burchell
Harold Henry Burchell

Sources (22)

  • Henry Burchell in household of Hamilton Burchell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • H L Burchell, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Henry Lawrence Burchell, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1895Lexington, Morrow, Oregon, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

    Age 10

    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries - 1885: Morrow, Oregon, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Birchill in Derbyshire or Birchills in Staffordshire, both named in Old English with birce ‘birch’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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