When Silas Elridge Burrell was born on 20 April 1850, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States, his father, Bartholomew M Burrell, was 43 and his mother, Mary Polly Stephenson, was 41. He lived in Sweetland, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 28 November 1850, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States, at the age of 0.
nickname from Middle English, Old French burel, borel (also birel) ‘reddish brown’, referring perhaps to complexion or hair color. This was occasionally used by Normans as a personal name, perhaps a nickname substituted for the personal name. The word also denoted a coarse woollen cloth of this color, so the surname may sometimes refer to dress, or it may be a nickname for a maker of the cloth, a bureller.
habitational name from Burwell in Lincolnshire, see Burwell .