Catherine Burrell

1879–Female
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Burrell was born in December 1879, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, Hugh A. Burrell, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Ireland, was 23. She lived in Brownstown, Brownstown Township, Jackson, Indiana Territory, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Hugh A. Burrell
1846–1912
Margaret Ireland
1856–1905
Nellie Burrell
1874–1876
Estella Burrell
1876–1961
Hugh Burrell
1878–1878
Catherine Burrell
1879–
Kate Burrell
1882–

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 27

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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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  • Catherine Burrell in household of Hugh A Burrell, "United States Census, 1900"

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