Clara Burrell

1890–1970 (Age 80)
Penrith, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Clara

When Clara Burrell was born about 1890, in Penrith, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Burrell, was 52 and her mother, Isabella Elizabeth Slee, was 28. She married Joseph Henry Clark in 1913, in Penrith, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. She died about 1970, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Clark
Clara Burrell
Marriage: 1913

Spouse and Children

Penrith, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    John Burrell


    Isabella Elizabeth Slee




    Sarah Ann Slee



    Elizabeth Burrell



    Bessy Burrell


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 14

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 24

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold coarse woolen cloth, Middle English burel or borel (from Old French burel, a diminutive of b(o)ure); the same word was used adjectively in the sense ‘reddish brown’ and may have been applied as a nickname referring to dress or complexion. Compare Borel .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Clara Burrell - Church record: birth: about 1890; Penrith, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

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