Philo Burnell

about 1817–1857 (Age 40)
Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Philo

When Philo Burnell was born about 1817, in Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, Joel Burnell, was 28 and his mother, Electa King, was 24. He died in 1857, at the age of 40.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Philo? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joel Burnell
1789–1863
Electa King
1793–1875
Hannah Burnell
1810–1893
Lorenzo Burnell
1815–1857
Philo Burnell
1817–1857
Ransom Burnell
1822–1880
Madison Burnell
1812–1865
Sophronia Burnell
1815–1880
Joel Burnell
1819–1892
Philena Burnell
1823–1904
Miranda M. Burnell
1827–1913
Electa Burnell
1832–1902

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 2
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal
Age 3
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 10
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Burnel, a metathesized form of Old French Brunel, originally a nickname for someone with brown hair or complexion.

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

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Philo.

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.