Merrill C. Meigs

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Merrill C. Meigs

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    James Burrell

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    • 3rd Generation — Grandfather of Merrill C. Meigs
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 29 Mar 1815 
    • Birth Location:
    • Bucksport, Hancock, Maine 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 8 Aug 1887 
    • Death Location:
    • Central City, Gilpin, Colorado 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Central City Cemetery, Central City, Gilpin, Colorado 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 2 Nov 1847 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Rockport, Knox, Maine 
    • Notes: 
    • Civil War veteran - 1st Lieut. and Quartermaster of the 2nd Colorado Volunteers

      James Burrell was a piano maker. His brother Randall Gardner Burrell was also in the piano manufacturing business.

      James Burrell's surname is also seen as Burrill.

  • Additional marriages for James Burrell


    • Spouse:
    • Ellen M. Clapp
    • Marriage Date:
    • 19 Sep 1882
    • Marriage Location:
    • Denver, Colorado

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  • Sources for James Burrell

    • 1 Colorado State Census, 1885, Gilpin County, District 2, p. 42, Image 42 of 68, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 3 Federal Census, CO, Gilpin County, 1880, Central City, E.D. 49, p. 36, Image 36 of 54, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
    • 5 Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940, Death certificate for daughter Juliana S Meigs, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 9 Massachusetts, Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850, Baptism record for daughter Juliana Smith Burrell, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 10 Massachusetts, State Census, 1855, Middlesex County, Newton, Image 47 of 83, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 11 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1888, Vol. 42, p. 325.
    • 12 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1872, Vol. 26, p. 195.
    • 15 Dyer, Barbara F., "The Early Eaton Family", Knox Village Soup, https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/the-early-eaton-family/1729518, 08 MAR 2018.
    • 16 Jacobus, Donald Lines, The Waterman Family: Vol. I, Descendants of Robert Waterman of Marshfield, Massachusetts, New Haven, Connecticut: Edgar F. Waterman (1939), 588, gives name as James Burnett, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 17 Robinson, Reuel, History of Camden and Rockport, Maine, Camden, Maine: Camden Publishing Company (1907), 266, Ancestry.com (Online Database).