Lucy Cecelia Weatherhead

Brief Life History of Lucy Cecelia

When Lucy Cecelia Weatherhead was born on 12 September 1894, in Iowa, United States, her father, William Jonas Weatherhead, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Nolan, was 27. She married Pliny Warner Burrows on 1 October 1917, in Vernon, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Vernon, Windham, Vermont, United States for about 30 years and Windham, Windham, Vermont, United States in 1950. She died on 3 June 1987, in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in North Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pliny Warner Burrows
1893–1979
Lucy Cecelia Weatherhead
1894–1987
Marriage: 1 October 1917
William Warner Burrows
1919–2004
Pliny Norman Burrows
1923–2004
John Lewis Burrows
1925–2003
Richard Lee Burrows
1929–2019

Sources (48)

  • Lucy C Borrows, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Lucy Burrows, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mrs Lucy Burrows in entry for Mrs Florence Weatherhead Simmons and Hull Mercer, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name for a shepherd, from an altered form of Middle English wetherherde ‘shepherd’ (from wether ‘sheep’ + herde ‘herder, person who looks after animals’).

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

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