Velo Sanders Burroughs

30 September 1902–23 November 1986 (Age 84)
Buhl, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Velo Sanders

When Velo Sanders Burroughs was born on 30 September 1902, in Buhl, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, his father, John Curry Burroughs, was 28 and his mother, Lula Roena McAteer, was 25. He married Pearl Esmer Drummond in 1922, in Knoxville, Greene, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 11 Knoxville, Greene, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 23 November 1986, in Northport, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Calcedonia Cemetery, Buhl, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Velo Sanders Burroughs
1902–1986
Pearl Esmer Drummond
1898–1983
Marriage: 1922
Prince Juanita Burroughs
1923–2009
Vela Mae Burroughs
1925–2007
Judd Jerry Burroughs
1928–2010
Frances Elizabeth Burroughs
1929–2011
William Bernard Burroughs
1929–2009
Mary Elaine Burroughs
1930–2004
James Revis Burroughs
1932–2015
John Edward Burroughs
1934–
Annie Ruth Burroughs
1937–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1922
Knoxville, Greene, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 10

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1927

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Burrows .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Vilar Burroughs in household of John C Burroughs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Velo S Burroughs, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vela S Burroughs, "United States Census, 1940"

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