Thomas Willard Burrows

22 July 1855–4 December 1936 (Age 81)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas Willard

When Thomas Willard Burrows was born on 22 July 1855, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Burrows, was 40 and his mother, Mary Capers, was 35. He married Mary Ann Douglas on 22 April 1878, in Bordesley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 4 December 1936, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Park City Cemetery, Park City, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Willard Burrows
1855–1936
Henrietta Horton
1875–1955
Marriage: 23 November 1894
Thomas Harold Burrows
1897–1966
Francis Willard Burrows
1900–1919
Horton R Burrows
1903–1961
Annie Alice Burrows
1906–
Olive A Burrows
1907–

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  • Marriage
    23 November 1894Park City, Summit, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 8
    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.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English:variant of Burrow , with excrescent -s.(mainly Sheffield): occasionally also a topographic name or occupational name for someone who lived or worked at a house with a chamber for conducting manorial business (Middle English bour, Old English būr ‘bower, chamber’, + hous ‘house’). Compare Burroughs and Burris .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Burrowes
    Burros
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    Burroughs
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    Burruss
    Burrow

    Story Highlight

    Park Record, Park City, Summit, Utah, December 10, 1936, Page 1

    "Pony" Burrows Dies - T. W. Burrows, known for many years in this city, as "Tony" died at the local hospital Friday., December 4th, after a lingering illness. A paralytic stroke being the immediate c …

    Sources (34)

    • Thomas W Burrows in entry for Thomas Herald Burrows, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • William Burrne in household of Charles Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
    • T. W. Burrows in entry for Harold Burrows and Luella Lake, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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