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
1847–1895
Mary Burrows
1849–1934
Marriage: 22 January 1872
Sarah Elizabeth Morris
1872–1962
Mary Morris
1874–1967
William Matthew Morris
1876–1876
John Luke Morris
1876–1895
Susanna Penelope Morris
1877–1911
Matthew Josiah Morris
1879–1879
Franklyn Morris
1881–1945
James Willard Morris
1883–1964
Joseph Burrows Morris
1885–1953
Moroni Morris
1887–1898
Eunice M Morris
1889–1971

Spouse and Children

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

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    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.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

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    Burruss
    Burrow

    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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