Adam F Burrell
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/22/2010 at 20:07:36
Adam F Burrell deceased was a representative of an old and prominent family of Boone county. His early home was in the east, for he was born in New York, April 8, 1841, a son of Alexander and Cynthia (Baker) Burrell. (An extended mention of this family is made in the sketch of Walter E Burrell on another page of this volume.) On removing westward in 1842 the family first settled in Michigan, but a year later became residents of Illinois and in 1857 came to Boone county, Iowa.
In this county Adam F Burrell grew to manhood and was married to Miss Mary Young, who was born in Port Byron, Illinois, March 23, 1841, and died in Peoples township, this county, July 9, 1904. After heir marriage they had located upon a farm in that township and there reared their seven children, providing them with good educational advantage .In order of birth they are as follows: Walter Clark, who is now a resident of Idaho, Earl Grant, who in connection with his youngest brother cultivates a farm of 160 acres in Cass township, Clarence Albert a resident of Fairview, Oklahoma, Mrs Della M Morello, a resident of Cass township, Charles G who resides in Cass township and is now he nominee of the republican party for the office of county recorder of Boone county, Everett Lemley, who makes his home in Colorado, and Harvey Lester, who is in partnership with his brother Earl grant in the operation of a farm in Cass township. They are very progressive and up to date farmers and have been remarkably successful in the raising of high grade stock. The children were all given good educational advantages, attending the common schools of the district in which they lived. The father was regarded as one of the most enterprising farmers o his locality and was a man who commanded the respect and esteem of all who knew him. In politics he was a republican.
1914 Boone County History Book
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