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Calvin J. Burr
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1886
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1972
Carlisle
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Calvin J. Burr, son of Frederick C. Burr (1849-1936) and Mary E Hager (1848-1900). Married Clara Mae Brownawell on Jan. 4, 1912 in Carlisle. Father to two children, Ralph E. Burr (1919-1919) and Sarah E. Burr (1923-1987). He was a farmer all his life, and loved his animals and the countryside around his farm which was up on Meeting House Springs Rd. west Carlisle, before the old Meeting House Springs cemetery. He was a true gentle ole soul and I remember going around the farm with him and his dog "Nancy" a collie and looking at the buildings and old implements, the old horse, the apple orchard and he still had the sparkle in his eye as he described the farm from years ago. My fondest memories as a child were my visits with him and daughter Sarah sitting in the rockers around the beautiful kitchen cook stove.

OBITUARY of Calvin J. Burr
Carlisle Evening Sentinel
November 30, 1972

Calvin J. Burr, 86, 921 W. Louther St., Carlisle, died this morning in the Carlisle Hospital.
Mr. Burr was born Sept. 28, 1886, in Perry County, a son of the late Frederick and Mary Hager Burr. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Plainfield Lutheran Church. He was married to the late Mrs. Clara Brownawell Burr.
He is survived by 1 daughter, Miss Sara E. Burr, 921 W Louther St., with whom he made his home; 2 sisters, Mrs. Sara Mitchell, Buckingham, Iowa, and Mrs. Mary Mitchell, Hudson, Iowa.
The funeral service will be held Saurday at 2 in the G. Book Roth Funeral Home, Walnut Bottom Road at Belvedere Street, Carlisle. The Rev. Richard B. Marshall, his pastor, will officiate.
Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery. Friends may call Friday evening at the funeral home. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Clara Mae Brownawell Burr (1888 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Ralph Edgar Burr (1919 - 1919)*
  Sarah E. Burr (1923 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westminster Memorial Gardens
Carlisle
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section C, Plot 329
 
Created by: C. Campbell
Record added: Jul 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94263292
Calvin J. Burr
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Calvin J. Burr
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