Born in Ohio, in July 1837, Sarah EBY was the daughter of Peter Eby (1811-1884), a minister of the Brethren church, and Rebecca GUISINGER.


She married Joseph Burwell (1834-1923), son of William Burwell and Nancy MORRIS, on 3 December 1856 in Crawford County, Ohio

From Ohio, they moved to Iowa and settled at Clarinda in Page County.


  • W. Alonzo BURWELL, born abt. 1858, Crawford County, Ohio
  • Ida R. BURWELL, born 1860, Crawford County, Ohio
  • Elmer M. BURWELL, born abt. 1863, Crawford County, Ohio
  • Emma Burwell (1865-1942)
  • Carrie E. BURWELL, born abt. 1867, Page County, Iowa
  • Lewellen "Lewis" Wesley BURWELL, born abt. 1869, Page County, Iowa
  • John O. BURWELL, born abt. 1873, Page County, Iowa
  • Clarence A. BURWELL, born abt. 1875, Page County, Iowa


Sarah died 21 April 1915 in Page County, Iowa and is buried in Clarinda Cemetery.


1860 U.S. Census:Ohio/Crawford County

1870 U.S. Census:Iowa/Page County

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