Alice I. Surrells

Brief Life History of Alice I.

When Alice I. Surrells was born on 4 May 1912, her father, William A. Surrells, was 31 and her mother, Lena Evelyn Wagner, was 28. She married James R. Burr Jr. on 8 January 1936. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Effingham, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 15 March 1981, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Effingham, Effingham, Illinois, United States.

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James R. Burr Jr.
Alice I. Surrells
Marriage: 8 January 1936
Jimmy Burr
Donnie Burr
Jenny Burr
Jerry Burr
John William Burr
Joyce Burr
Marjorie Virginia Burr

Sources (2)

  • Alice Burr in household of James Burr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice I Serriol Burr, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sorrell , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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