Albert Ross Burrell

11 May 1884–13 December 1959 (Age 75)
Allison Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States

The Life of Albert Ross

When Albert Ross Burrell was born on 11 May 1884, in Allison Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States, his father, Albert Burrell, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Moore, was 34. He had at least 6 sons with Alta Burrell. He lived in Russell Township, Lawrence, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 13 December 1959, in Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Ross Burrell
1884–1959
Alta Burrell
1890–
Alden Burrell
1909–1988
Donald Lester Burrell
1911–1922
Paul Raymond Burrell
1913–2000
Franklin Lee Burrell
1915–2005
Frederick A. Burrell
1918–1945
Harold H. Burrell
1925–1984

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Male1909–1988Male

    Donald Lester Burrell

    Male1911–1922Male

    Paul Raymond Burrell

    Male1913–2000Male

    Male1915–2005Male

    Frederick A. Burrell

    Male1918–1945Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Burrell

    Male1843–Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Moore

    Female1849–1924Female

siblings

(8)

    Lydia Alice Burrell

    Female1872–1924Female

    Female1875–1968Female

    William Harrison Burrell

    Male1877–1934Male

    Clarence Burrell

    Male1879–Male

    Sarah Jemima Burrell

    Female1881–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904

Age 20

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold coarse woolen cloth, Middle English burel or borel (from Old French burel, a diminutive of b(o)ure); the same word was used adjectively in the sense ‘reddish brown’ and may have been applied as a nickname referring to dress or complexion. Compare Borel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ross Burrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert R Burrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert A Burrell in household of Albert Burrell, "United States Census, 1900"

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