Josiah Holmes Burrows

30 March 1863–18 January 1948 (Age 84)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Josiah Holmes

When Josiah Holmes Burrows was born on 30 March 1863, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Burrows Sr., was 52 and his mother, Elizabeth Holmes, was 34. He married Harriette Longmore on 30 May 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 January 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Holmes Burrows
1863–1948
Harriette Longmore
1863–1953
Marriage: 30 May 1888
Harold Longmore Burrows
1889–1965
Winifred Emma Burrows
1892–1979
Josiah Carlile Burrows
1893–1966
 Elvina Joyce Burrows
1897–1898
Marjorie Anne Burrows
1899–1975
Mildred H Burrows
1901–1994
Verda Dorothy Burrows
1903–1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1888Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1865
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 17
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1886
    Age 23
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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
    Burrous
    Burroughs
    Burrus
    Boroughs
    Burris
    Burruss
    Burrow

    Sources (44)

    • Josiah Burrows in entry for Burrows, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Josiah Burrows in household of Elizabeth Burrows, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Josiah Burrows in entry for Grant Heglund Beckstrand and Mildred Burrows, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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