The Family of Jim and Selma Burrows

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  • ID: I451
  • Name: Lowell Anderson Burrows
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 NOV 1891 in Belle Plaine, Benton, IA
  • Death: 24 OCT 1938 in Newton, MA
  • Burial: Belle Plaine, Benton, IA
  • Note: Lowell was named after his two grandmothers, Ella Anderson and Martha Lowell.
  • Note: I have a note by Helen Burrows that Lowell lived 11/9/91 - 10/24/38.
  • Date: 13 Jan 2002 1
  • Reference Number: 1.5.10.5.1.3.1.1 NBFA #
  • Change Date: 5 Apr 2003 at 18:19:01



    Father: William Henry Burrows b: 25 JUL 1865 in Fulton, Whiteside, IL
    Mother: Iona Belle Blue b: 28 JUN 1868 in Belle Plaine, Benton, IA

    Marriage 1 Grace Harriet Stull b: 27 JAN 1893 in Chicago, IL
    • Married: 15 AUG 1917 in Cedar Rapids,, IA
    • Note:
      I originally had the date as 27 Aug, 1917, but a newspaper clipping gives the date as Tuesday, August 15.
    • Date: 7 Feb 2000
    • Change Date: 7 Feb 2000
    Children
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Ellen Burrows b: 28 SEP 1920 in Chicago,, IL
    2. Has Children James Lowell Burrows b: 4 MAY 1924 in Minneapolis, MN

    Sources:
    1. Title: Burrows/Blue gravesite Oak Hill Cemetery
      Abbrev: Oak Hill Cemetery
      Author: Jim Burrows
      Text: <div>
      <p>
      I have twice been to the family grave site in Belle Plaine. There is one large central stone. On one side (the North?) is carved the name Burrows. On the other side the name Blue is carved above the name Noble. There are three smaller stones to the North? and four in the opposite direction. All of the stones but that of Dr. Noble are of the same style. His is larger and simpler.
      <p>
      The cemetary records indicate that there are two unmarked graves in the plot--those of Thomas C. Blue and his wife Winnie Taylor Blue. It would appear that neither was cremated. Records indicate that Lowell, Wm H. and Alice were cremated, but Alice's grave is marked with wire as if her body were buried there.
      <p>
      The stones are arranged thus:
      <pre>
      EPN ABN JDB EAB
      Blue
      Nobel
      -------
      Burrows
      IBB WHB LAB (TCB) (WTB)
      </pre>
      The inscriptions read:
      <p>
      <center>
      Dr. E. P. Noble / 1868 - 1904 / At Rest<br>
      Alice Blue Noble / 1871 Peterson 1962<br>
      Father / John D. Blue / 1844 - 1930<br>
      Mother / Ella A. Blue / 1844 - 1939<br>
      Iona Blue Burrows / 1868 - 1936<br>
      William H. Burrows / 1865 - 1946<br>Lowell A. Burrows / 1891 - 1938<br>
      </center>
      <p>
      Iona's grave is also marked by two metal markers--one for the DAR, and one for the PEO.
      <p>
      We have since buried my grandmother, Grace, in her husband Lowell's plot.</div>
      Date: 12 MAR 2009
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