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Elizabeth Bloombury Peterson Burwell
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1818
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1884
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA

1st husband:
HENRY G. WALTHALL, JR.
born: 1806 in Chesterfield Co., VA
died: February 9, 1840 in Marengo Co., AL
married: Sept. 22, 1835 in Petersburg, VA

Elizabeth and Henry had two children:

RICHARD Henry Walthall
born: May 14, 1837 in Petersburg, VA
died: Sept. 22, 1843 in Lauderdale Co., MS

MARCUS Lucius Walthall
born: July 12, 1839 in Marengo Co., AL
died: April 7, 1860 in Marengo Co., AL
— from Typhoid Fever
occupation: teacher
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2nd husband:
ABRAM LEWIS BURWELL
married: Nov. 18, 1841 in Marengo Co., AL

Elizabeth and Abram had 7 children together.

son whose gravesite is not known:
LEWIS MOTON BURWELL
born: May 20, 1843 in Marengo Co., AL
died: March 14, 1844 in Marengo Co., AL

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Burwell—Elizabeth B. Burwell was born in Petersburg, Va, March 8,1818 and died in Lauderdale county, Miss., February 2, 1881. At the age of eighteen she was married to Henry G. Walthall, who lived but a few years, leaving her with two little boys. In November, 1841, she was united in marriage to Abram L. Burwell from which union there were seven children born-two of whom preceeded their mother to the world beyond. Our departed sister became a member of the Methodist Church when she was thirteen years of age , and, while she could not recollect when she was converted, she knew she was a Christian, and loved the Lord. She never doubted that she was a child of God. Her daughter says in a note to the writer. "She was always noted for her piety," and "on her last bed of sickness exhorted each of her children to meet her in heaven." "Her children rise up and call her blessed." To say that a good woman, a kind, tender, loving wife and mother had passed away would not be enough to say. She was a woman felt for good not only in these relations in life, but by all who were associated with her. She was loved by her neighbors, who testified to her worth by their sorrowful presence when she was borne to the grave. The church , too, has lost a true, triad and valuable member. In her dark days Sister Burwell was one among a few to stand by the church, and by her presence and proayers aided in the cause of her loved Lord and Master. But her place is now vacant in the family circle , in the world and the church, and she has ceased to labor, suffer and toil, and rests. Sweet Rest! R.D. Norsworthy

Taken from unknown but believed Methodist magazine written by R.D. Norsworthy.
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Abraham Lewis Burwell (1805 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Lewis Burwell Mitchell (1845 - 1891)*
  Virginia A. Burwell (1848 - 1865)*
  Charles Blair Burwell (1850 - 1925)*
  William Lewis Burwell (1852 - 1923)*
  Bettie Brown Burwell Wagner (1854 - 1929)*
  Henry Bascom Burwell (1858 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

In Loving Remembrance of
ELIZABETH B.
wife of
A. L. BURWELL
BORN
Mar. 8, 1818
DIED
Feb. 2, 1881
AGED
63 Yrs, 10 Mo, 24 Days

 
Burial:
Burwell Cemetery
Meehan
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Gloria Jennings Lowrey
Originally Created by: B Gaddis
Record added: Aug 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57505774
Elizabeth Bloombury <i>Peterson</i> Burwell
Added by: Gloria Jennings Lowrey
 
Elizabeth Bloombury <i>Peterson</i> Burwell
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Elizabeth Bloombury <i>Peterson</i> Burwell
Added by: Gloria Jennings Lowrey
 
 
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My great great grandmother
- J. Mitchell Lowrey, Sr.
 Added: Jun. 3, 2014
My gr gr grandmother
- Linda Carol
 Added: Apr. 23, 2014
 
 
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