Robert Henry Burrows

6 March 1853–1 January 1937 (Age 83)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Burrows was born on 6 March 1853, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Burrows, was 37 and his mother, Mary Capers, was 33. He married Jane Elizabeth Atwood on 3 May 1875, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 1 January 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Burrows
1853–1937
Jane Elizabeth Atwood
1856–1923
Marriage: 3 May 1875
Robert Henry Burrows
1876–1876
Mary Jane Burrows
1877–1877
Elbert Thomas Burrows
1878–1911
Elnora Delilah Burrows
1880–1934
Alice Atwood Burrows
1881–1881
William Earl A. Burrows
1884–1892
Bessie Edith Burrows
1886–1966
Hazel L. A. Burrows
1891–1892
Clyde Dan A. Burrows
1893–1899
Chester Allen A Burrows
1896–1972

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1875Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 1
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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

    Story Highlight

    Robert Henry Burrows (6 March 1853 – 2 January 1937)

    Son of Thomas Burrows and Mary Caper. Married Jane Elizabeth Atwood. (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80820196/robert-henry-burrows)

    Sources (50)

    • R H Burrows in entry for Clide Dan Burrows, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Robert Burrne in household of Charles Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Harry Burrows in entry for Jane Elizabeth Burrows, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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