Bryson M Burrell

15 March 1843–
Brown, Indiana, United States

The Life of Bryson M

When Bryson M Burrell was born on 15 March 1843, in Brown, Indiana, United States, his father, Bartholomew M Burrell, was 36 and his mother, Mary Polly Stephenson, was 34. He lived in Montpelier, Muscatine, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Muscatine Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1915.

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Family Time Line

Bartholomew M Burrell
1806–1889
Mary Polly Stephenson
1808–1876
Josiah Wiley Burrell
1831–1903
James Burrell
1837–
Francis M Burrell
1833–1863
Mary Burrell
1836–
Rachel Ann Burrell
1839–1921
John S Burrell
1841–1907
Bryson M Burrell
1843–
Nathan P Burrell
1845–1923
Silas Elridge Burrell
1850–1850

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 8

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold coarse woolen cloth, Middle English burel or borel (from Old French burel, a diminutive of b(o)ure); the same word was used adjectively in the sense ‘reddish brown’ and may have been applied as a nickname referring to dress or complexion. Compare Borel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Brison Russell in household of Bartholomew Russell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Bryson Burrell in household of Henry Fridley, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Bryson Burrell, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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