William Burrow


Brief Life History of William

When William Burrow was born in 1717, in Prince George, Prince George, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Burrow, was 22 and his mother, Jo Anna Cooke, was 22. He married Tabitha Damarel in 1739, in Sussex, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1758, in Sussex, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 41, and was buried in Sussex, Virginia, British Colonial America.

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William Burrow
Tabitha Damarel
Marriage: 1739
Caroline Burrow
Henry Burrow
John Burrow
James Burrow
Wiley Burrow
Susanna BURROW

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  • Family Data Collection - Births
  • North Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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  • Marriage
    1739Sussex, Virginia, British Colonial America
  • Children (6)

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    Name Meaning


    topographic name for someone who lived by a castle or manor house, or in a town, especially a chartered town or borough (Middle English burgh, Old English burg ‘fortified place, borough, manor’), or a habitational name for someone who came from a place so named because it was a fortified town or near an ancient fort, such as Burrow (Leicestershire, Lancashire), Burrough Green (Cambridgeshire), Brough (numerous counties), and Peterborough (Northamptonshire); see also Burgh .

    topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or near a mound (Middle English bergh, Old English beorg), or a habitational name for someone who came from a place so named, such as Burrow (Devon, Somerset). Middle English bergh became throughly confused with burgh in 1 above. Compare Burrough .

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

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