John Battish Burrell

18 May 1806–10 September 1891 (Age 85)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of John Battish

When John Battish Burrell was born on 18 May 1806, in New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Jesse Burrell, was 37 and his mother, Desire Harris, was 31. He married Susan Bealy about 1842. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 10 September 1891, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Battish Burrell
Mary Ann Pulsipher
Marriage: 12 January 1851
John Moroni Burrell
Henrietta Burrell
Henry Burrell
William Elias Burrell Sr.
Christine Amanda Burrell
Charles Burrell
Orson John Burrell
Arvilla Burrell
George Ephraim Burrell
John Burrell
Mary Ann Burrell

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  • Marriage
    12 January 1851Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 6
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 24
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English:nickname from Middle English, Old French burel, borel (also birel) ‘reddish brown’, referring perhaps to complexion or hair color. This was occasionally used by Normans as a personal name, perhaps a nickname substituted for the personal name. The word also denoted a coarse woollen cloth of this color, so the surname may sometimes refer to dress, or it may be a nickname for a maker of the cloth, a bureller.habitational name from Burwell in Lincolnshire, see Burwell .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life history of John Battish Burrell. (From daughter Mary Ann Rowher’s story, from family records, and from family Search) Edited by Martha Ann Hollist RUSHFORTH a second great granddaughter.

    John Battish Burrell was born 18 May 1806 in Colechester, Chittenden (Essex) Vermont.

    Sources (23)

    • John B Burrill in household of Bernice Skragus, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Burrell in entry for Orson Burrell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • John B Burrell, "United States Census, 1870"

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