Wednesday, November 11, 2009


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Veteran's Day Memorial 11 Nov 2009
Second Row, Left Side [Grave #18 Photo # 3027]

George W. BURROWS7 (Benjamin6, Nathan5, John4, John3, John2, Robert1) was born 17 Feb 1829 in Groton, CT, son of Benjamin Burrows and his first wife Rebecca Thompson. George died 3 Jan 1895 in Providence, Providence, RI.

George enlisted in the Civil War in Company E, Connecticut 21st Infantry Regiment on 05 Sep 1862. He was discharge for disability 27 Mar 1863 [Burrows Genealogy p. 169] Official records say he mustered out on 27 Mar 1863. George was a mechanic.

George was married first, on 7 Nov 1847 in Warwick, RI to Sarah Maria BURDICK, who was born in 1831 in Griswold, New London, CT to Barton D. BURDIICK and his wife Alice who lived in Voluntown, CT. George and Sarah had a daughter, Lillian R. BURROWS who was born in 1849. When his wife Sarah died 2 Feb 1884 in Groton, he married second, Ann MAJOR on 23 Jan 1886 of Providence, RI

His wives are not buried with him.

Source: Burrows Genealogy p. 169

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