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Archives:Savannah Georgia;The lost archives!

I have been away doing a lot of different projects!One of these is getting everyone to sign a petition .The Savannah Georgia Archives is scheduled to closeNovember1st.Our heritage lies in these records.Roots of our individual stories.This is a sad day.I am passionate about this as I told them!Researchers such as us use these archives a lot!If these close will our ancestors records be locked away in a dusty old room where they are forgotten and lost!

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BessieMae Burrell4-13-1938-Mother and daughter

I can tell you I always thought my mother was Beautiful .Her hair when I was growing up was black.She had green eyes and long legs.When Moma sit she could wrap her legs around her other leg again.Moma was dark complexion.She was very bright .During school she helped me with English.She loved to read and loved to listen to Lorretta Lynn and Conway Twitty on her stereo.She bought albums to enjoy while she cooked or did something for one of us girls.We all enjoyed listening to her sing along with the albumsoma made the best fried chicken in the world.I remember Moma teaching me how to make biscuits .Finally after I ruined all the flour because I kneaded it too much ,she said maybe I was better off just helping wax the floors .I laugh now cause she's been dead for a long time.Now after years of practice I can make biscuits.Oh I wish I could just have one more of hers.Moma was a very proper woman .She taught me a lot and yes civilized this wild girl.At times it was funny how when she said no I knew to be quiet .I remember Moma working at Inman Mills.She worked 2nd shift .My oldest sister Mary Lynn cooked supper for us.Moma and I grew close as I grew up.Moma was sick a lot when I was 12or 13.She had a heart attack and we found out later it was a stroke.Charleston was where she had open heart surgery.These were hard years for her .I knew then that we were living on borrowed time.Moma was a spirited woman and lived many a year after then.We use to have coffe together after I grew up in the mornings.I think about Moma every day and know she's laughing at me every time I make a pan of biscuits.

Burrell !Family Crest and Origin Of Name!

Researching name and origin.Family Crest I've seen .Interesting design.Hoping to establish what those symbols mean!Who were the first group of people to take the Burrell Name?

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Burrell Family Crest And Origin of Name!The Bruce Motto Fuimus(We Were)Latin.

Burrell family origin displayed;English Spelling variations of this family include Burrell-Burrel-Birrell-Burrill-Burril-Berrill...etc.Burrell name first found in Berwickshire where they were seated from very ancient times.Some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066A.D.First settlers of the name were 17th Century.George Burrell who settled in Lynn Mass. In1630.John Burrell settled in Boston 1635.Robert settled in Virginia in1663 with his wife and3 children.

Coat Of Arms:Many Symbols were adopted into armoryand used since the time of ancient Egyptians.In the 11thcentury the most ancient recorded seal of arms were found in Wasserburg.the church of St.Emeran,Ratisbon(Regensburg)Germany.the symbols were Lion (rampant)countercharged.Dated1010.During reign of Stephen (1135-54)Richard (1157-1199)used at least two seals.(two Versions)In-18he bore two Lyons for The DutchessPf Normandy.In his second great seal (1198-he added a3rd Lyon)for the Duchy or "an JOU'Seals were used for identification.A Coat of Arms were prestigiously worn!they were designed for Kings and kings and nobles that had long ago passed away.Egbet 802-839)is credited with making azure (a Cross)
.Established so well regulations and laws and specialized language were put in place.Specialist are called Heralds'.Gradual abolishment of armies meant less use of coat of arms.16thcentury labor of love of this art was destin to foresee it as a decorative art.
England regulated this by King Richard.England founded in1484-King Richard was granted the sole privilege of granting arms in England.Some were actually using the same ones in battle.Famous case of Richard Scrope '1st Baron of Bolton ,Yorkshire'And Sit Robert Grosvenor from Cheshire both discovered they were using the same arms on the battlefield!They both laid claims to it.The college of Arms serves England-Wales-Northern Ireland.Burrell is an English Scottish andNorthern Irish.Occupatioal name.Someone who wildfires woolen cloth.From old French Burel.Can be used as adjective meaning reddish brown .Suspected of Usuage of nickname referring to dress or complexion.Admiral symbols were used as a reward for merit and secured by the humblest as well as the highest.Warrants of bravery ,heroism,or deeds of merit of our ancestors.Popularity grew and distinction was reason for this.Crest worn on top of the helmet provided identification and gave inches to height.Families used these as War Cry of the family.'the Bruce Motto'Fuimus(latinWeWere)Refers to the Fact that the families were once Kings of Scotland!

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Burrell Reunion!

About a month ago we had our Burrell Reunion.This was held at Bethel Baptist Church in Landrum S.,C.Among those that were there was Hunsinger,Dalton,Burrell,Gilbert.Bridges,Grigg,,Forrester,Hatchette,Vance,and so many more.I enjoyed this.Those who had went on were so much there in spirit.We recalled old times and a cousin had a video of some of the ones who had past on.May they always live on in our celebrations to remember the past as we embrace the future!

Connecting generations!

I am a little confused!Ancestry showed me a picture from1900 of a Carl Robert Burrell from I believe California.This picture could of been my grandfather.I was looki g at the census!Jean Nyman was in this photo.this did lead to my family !Can you give me the whole picture so all is clear!

Connecting Generations!!

Parents of Kathleen Anderson are Robert Charles Tasker And Kate Turner .She was born in Sheffield U.K.1891Wife of Hugh Henry Anderson married June16th1928 in Congregational Church,Newton NSW Austrailia other of private Dau.1930-1980-Died1980 in Randwick ,NSW.Australia!

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Cousins on TV!

I am coming back to my hobby after a holiday break.To make a long story short I am still excited over a little rid bit we happen to find out.My cousin is Robert Gilbert he resides in Fort Mill S.C.My husband was watching a show called moonshiners when he said come here look who's on here!Their stood my cousin Robert Gilbert.He sold the sugar to them moonshiners and exited to go back in the store.Now no one knew he was even going to be on their!We all enjoyed seeing him and never dreamed what a good actor he made!I talked to his sister and she said they didn't know .Well it's been a good end to2012!

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