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Robert Bruce Burrill
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1858
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1921
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA

1921 Oct 07, LeMars Sentinel, LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa:
ROBERT BURRILL IS DEAD
Was Well Known Farmer in South Part of County
Robert B. Burrill died at a local hospital at 1 o'clock Tuesday after a protracted illness with diabetes. Mr. Burrill had been at the home of his father, G. W. Burrill, for some time previous to his illness and when he began to fail two weeks ago was taken to the hospital. Robert Burrill was born in Dubuque county sixty three years ago and moved to Plymouth county in 1883, locating on a farm in Liberty township. He moved eight years ago to Huron, South Dakota, and four years later came back to northwest Iowa, spending most of his time in Sioux City.

Deceased was married soon after he came to this county to Rose Montange (sic, Montagne), who preceded him to the other world a number of years ago. Six children were born to them, four of whom survive: C.W. Burrill, Sioux City; Percy Burrill, Cleveland, Ohio; Stella and Rosalie Burrill, LeMars. One daughter, Mary Belle, died a number of years ago and Lester died in the army while located at Notre Dame, Indiana. He is also survived by his father, G. W. Burrill, and the following brothers and sisters: George, Ft. Morgan, Colorado; W. W. Burrill, Akron; Mrs. John Urie, Pocatello, Idaho; Mrs. W. P. Brown, Woonsocket, S. D., Mrs. T. W. Hines (sic, Hinde), Forestburg, S. D., Miss Emma Burrill, LeMars. A mother, two sisters and two brothers preceded him in death. The funeral was held from the Beely undertaking parlors yesterday, Rev. Comin officiating, and the body laid to rest in the city cemetery.

Unlabeled obituary, publication and date unknown (Robert died October 4, 1921):
Robert B. Burrill died at LeMars last week at the age of 63 years. For many years he farmed in Liberty township. He was married soon after he came to this county to Rose Montagne who preceded him in death a number of years ago. Six children were born to them. They are Percy Burrill, Cleveland, Ohio; Stella Burrill of LeMars; C. W. Burrill of Sioux City; Rosalie Burrill of Merrill. One daughter, Mary Belle (actually Mary Isabelle), died a few years ago, and Lester died in the army while located at Notre Dame, Indiana. [Note: Robert was briefly married 18 Sep 1906 to Effie Zorada McClintock Morgan after his first wife's death; they were divorced between 1906 and 1912.] 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Burrill (1836 - 1924)
  Martha Austin Burrill (1838 - 1913)
 
 Siblings:
  John Washington Burrill (1856 - 1898)*
  Robert Bruce Burrill (1858 - 1921)
  George Henry Burrill (1860 - 1932)*
  Sarah Jane Burrill Brown (1864 - 1958)*
  William Wesley Burrill (1867 - 1935)*
  James Walter Burrill (1869 - 1920)*
  Emma Beatrice Burrill Alderson (1871 - 1957)*
  Ida May Burrill Tullis (1874 - 1920)*
  Martha Agnes Burrill Hinde (1877 - 1959)*
  Edith Irene Burrill Kern (1879 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Pinkscraps
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67538453
Robert Bruce Burrill
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Robert Bruce Burrill
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