When William Bennett Burrous was born on 20 November 1890, in Mount Zion Township, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Marion Henry Burrous, was 31 and his mother, Eliza Ann Bushart, was 30. He married Mary Jansen on 13 June 1918, in Hugo, Lincoln, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Altona Township, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Osborne Township, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 18 December 1944, in Genoa, Lincoln, Colorado, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Genoa, Lincoln, Colorado, United States.
English (Leicestershire): variant of Burrows . This surname is now rare in Britain.