Mellsville Burrows

1860–Male
Calhoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mellsville

When Mellsville Burrows was born in September 1860, in Calhoun, Virginia, United States, his father, William Harvey Burrows, was 35 and his mother, Malinda Maze, was 33.

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Family Time Line

William Harvey Burrows
1825–1903
Malinda Maze
1827–
Nancy Burrows
1846–
George Burrows
1859–
James S. Burrows
1861–
WILLIAM HARVEY BURROWS
Archibald James Burrows
1848–1927
David Burrows
1849–
Jonathan Burrows
1850–1912
George W. Burrows
1851–
Sarah L. Burrows
1853–1856
Harriet E. Burrows
1854–
Mansfield Burrows
1856–
Mary Catherine Burrows
1856–
Judith J. Burrows
1858–
Wayne Winfield Burrows
1858–1927
Mellsville Burrows
1860–
Ellis Brown Burrows
1866–1943
Elizabeth "Bettie" Adella Burrows
1868–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    Nancy Burrows

    Female1846–Female

    Archibald James Burrows

    Male1848–1927Male

    David Burrows

    Male1849–Male

    Jonathan Burrows

    Male1850–1912Male

    Male1851–Male

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World Events (3)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 1

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill or tumulus, Old English beorg, a cognate of Old High German berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ ( see Berg ). This name has become confused with derivatives of Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ). Reaney suggests a further derivation from Old English būr ‘bower’ + hūs ‘house’.

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

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