James Bascom Burrow

13 July 1861–1 November 1956 (Age 95)
Denton, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of James Bascom

When James Bascom Burrow was born on 13 July 1861, in Denton, Texas, United States, his father, William Henderson Burrow, was 27 and his mother, Eliza Harmon Collins, was 15. He married Lucy Emma Workman on 11 September 1891, in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 1 November 1956, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Bascom Burrow
Mary Ann Hatch
Marriage: 14 June 1905
Carl Bascom Burrows
Horace G Burrows
Herbert C Burrows
Zella Mary Burrows
Lorin E Burrows
Della D Burrows
Zetta Burrows
Melva E Burrows
Harold E Burrows
Vida Burrows

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1905Hatch, Garfield, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)
    Age 4
    "On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English:topographic name for someone who lived by a castle or manor house, or in a town, especially a chartered town or borough (Middle English burgh, Old English burg ‘fortified place, borough, manor’), or a habitational name for someone who came from a place so named because it was a fortified town or near an ancient fort, such as Burrow (Leicestershire, Lancashire), Burrough Green (Cambridgeshire), Brough (numerous counties), and Peterborough (Northamptonshire); see also Burgh .topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or near a mound (Middle English bergh, Old English beorg), or a habitational name for someone who came from a place so named, such as Burrow (Devon, Somerset). Middle English bergh became throughly confused with burgh in 1 above. Compare Burrough .

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

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    Story Highlight

    James Bascom Burrows (13 July 1861 – 1 November 1956)

    William Henderson Burrows Eliza Harmon Collins William Smith Campbell was the only father James Bascom Burrows "ever knew," but his actual father was William Henderson Burrows who died when his son w …

    Sources (54)

    • James Bascom Burrows in entry for Horace G Burrows, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • James Bascom Burrows, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • J B Burrows in entry for Raymond R Lund and Zetta Burrows, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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