52 Relatives in 2018 #4 Caroline Colegrove Burrell (1829-1922)

Caroline Janette Colegrove Burrell

relationship:  Her 3x-great-grandmother

birth:  3 Feb 1829 in Fairfax, Franklin County, Vermont, United States to Clark Colegrove (1793-1853) and Permilla Ingersoll (1792-1853).

The Colegrove family moved from Franklin County, Vermont to Will County, Illinois sometime between the 1840 Census and 1847 when Clark and Permilla Colegrove gave a statement of witnessing the marriage of Jeremiah Austin (who was married to Clark’s sister Esther)

clark colegrove deposition re marriage of austin 2 (2)

marriage: 20 April 1848 in Planfield, Will County, Illinois, United States to John Louis Burrell (1821-1909)

jBurrel cColegrove M3-page-001

The new Burrell family stayed in Will County, Illinois until at least 1880.  By 1895, Caroline and John Burrell were living in Urbana, Benton County, Iowa until their death.

Jay Dyer Burrell (1849-1910)
Emma Jane Burrell (1851-1889)
Frank Burrell (1853-1923)
Mary Burrell (1855-1855)
Hattie Burrell (aft 1860-1864)
Dow Louis Burrell (1857-1952)
Katherine Mae Burrell (1859-1942)

Fred W Burrell (1862-1950)
Jesse C Burrell (1869-1962)
Lottie Blanch Burrell (1872-1971)

death:  14 January 1922 in Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States

I always find it interesting when they put cause of death as senility.  In 2018, we think of senility as a mental decline, but in 1922 it included the physical weakening of the body due to age.


burial:  Urbana Cemetery, Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States (pictures taken by me, posted to FindAGrave.com  [interesting side note:  Smith headstone in picture is for her daughter Katherine Burrell Smith]


Caroline’s Travels

I doubt they walked the entire way but I can’t imagine riding in a wagon was much quicker than walking.



NARA M804. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files.  https://www.fold3.com/image/11070717terms=jeremiah%20austin%20clark%20colegrove
Will County, Illinois Marriage Licenses retrieved from Family History Library, Salt Lake City, film #2342625
Ancestry.com. Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 January 2018), memorial page for Caroline J. Colegrove Burrell (3 Feb 1829–1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94048047, citing Urbana Cemetery, Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by barbmatu (contributor 47757217) https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94048047/caroline-j.-burrell

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