Mary Burrows

7 October 1849–5 January 1934 (Age 84)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Burrows was born on 7 October 1849, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Burrows Sr., was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Holmes, was 20. She married William Morris on 22 January 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1868 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 5 January 1934, 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

William Morris
Mary Burrows
Marriage: 22 January 1872
Sarah Elizabeth Morris
Mary Morris
William Matthew Morris
John Luke Morris
Susanna Penelope Morris
Matthew Josiah Morris
Franklyn Morris
James Willard Morris
Joseph Burrows Morris
Moroni Morris
Eunice M Morris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Burrows

    She came across the ocean with some of the first pioneers from England on the USS Constitution, later nicknamed “Old Ironsides.” This ship was not the warship now berthed in Boston Harbor, this sh …

    Sources (44)

    • Mary B Morris, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Mary Burrows in entry for Susie Morris Keefe, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Morris, "United States Census, 1900"

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