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
Pearl Esmer Drummond
Marriage: 1922
Prince Juanita Burroughs
Vela Mae Burroughs
Judd Jerry Burroughs
Frances Elizabeth Burroughs
William Bernard Burroughs
Mary Elaine Burroughs
James Revis Burroughs
John Edward Burroughs
Annie Ruth Burroughs

Spouse and Children

Knoxville, Greene, Alabama, United States


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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.

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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