Isobel 'Bella' Burrows (1875-1945)

Spouse #1
Joannem 'John' Joseph Sullivan (1868-1934)
Joannem 'John' Joseph Sullivan, Jr (1893-1952)
Thomas Jocunum 'James' Sullivan (1894-abt1933)
married {19??] Loretta Perry (abt1895- )
married {19??] Maude _____ ( - )
Willis Patritium 'Patrick' Sullivan (1896-1966)
married {19??] Kate _____ (abt1894- )

Spouse #2
James Byron Everingham (1866-1949)
child ( - )
child ( - )

William Burrows ( - )
Paternal grandparents
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grandmother ( - )
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Maternal grandparents
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silbing ( - )
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Margaret 'Maggie' Burrows (1876-1955)¤

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Given name appears to be Isobel (recorded on headstone) but Isabelle, Isabella, and Bella are common in records.

1875: day month (before 5 April?)
Birth of Isobel Burrows
Dunnville¤, Ontario, Canada
(35mi 56km WSW from Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada)

1891: emigration to the US   [16]
(as recorded in the 1900 Census below)

1892: day month   [17]
Marriage to John Joseph Sullivan  [24]
city, county, state, country

1900 Census: Niagara, Niagara Co, New York, USA  (25)
residing at 1426 Elmwood Avenue¤
born in Canada
listed as wife with family
John J Sullivan 
(32) head, silver buffer
John J  (6) son
James T  (5) son
Willis P  (3) son

1900-1901: John Joseph Sullivan, Sr leaves the marriage
leaving her on her own with three young boys  [25-26]

1901: places her three boys in an orphanage  [26]
when deserted by John Joseph Sullivan, Sr  [33]
in order to remarry (see below for details)

????: day month   [??]
Marriage to James Byron Everingham  [??]
city, county, state, country

1905: 21 September  [30]
Sons run away from the Home for the Friendless near Lockport.
(see article below and an image at right)

1920 Census: Niagra, New York
as Isabelle Everingham  (45)
with James Everingham (54)

1930 Census: Niagra, New York
as Isabelle Everingham  (55)
with James Everingham (65)

1940 Census: Lewiston, Niagra Co, New York, USA (65)
Roll: T627_2695; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 32-12; lines 50-51
residing on Saunder Settlement Road¤
listed as wife
James B Everingham (72) head

1945: 5 April (71)
Death of Isobel Burrows Sullivan Everingham
burial: Lundys Lane Cemetery¤
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Plot: Sec. D Plot 81

Jamestown NY Evening Journal, Thu, 21 Sept 1905
Seven small boys, Inmates of the Home for the Friendless near Lockport, ran away Wednesday morning and are supposed to be on their way to Buffalo. The boys' ages range from five to 11 years. Their names are John Sullivan [11], James Sullivan [10], Willis Sullivan [8] and Edward Nelll of Niagara Falls and Robert Waldorp, Robert Klne and Frank Rogers of Lockport.
The Niagara Falls boys have run away from the home before, and altogether have given the officials considerable trouble.

From a letter written by grand-daughter, Martha Agnes (Sullivan) Keyes:

. . . his mother [Isobel] placed the three boys in an orphanage at a very young age (my father, the oldest, was supposed to be eight years of age).  . . . the reason his mother placed her three sons in an orphanage is that her husband, my grandfather [John Joseph Sullivan, Sr.], deserted her and the three boys.  She had the opportunity to remarry, but this new man on the scene would not accept the three boys as a ready-made family.  This was in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Niagara Falls NY Gazette, Fri, 6 Apr 1945
Grove Avenue Resident Dies at Age of 70, Mrs. Isabel Burrows Everingham, 70. died last night at her home. 1114 Grove avenue. She was born in Dunnville. Ont., and had resided here for the last 56 years. Surviving are her husband, James Everlngham: two sons, Willis Sullivan, of this city, and John Sullivan, of California: two sisters, Mrs. W. W. Doan. Welland. Ont., and Mrs. H. A. Wolf, Elmira. N. Y. The body is resting at the Morse and Son funeral chapel. Niagara Falls. Ont.. where funeral services will be held at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Interment will be in Lundy's Lane cemetery, Niagara Falls. Ont.

Isobel and sons.  This photo may have been taken to help find a new husband.
Article from the Jamestown [NY} Evening Journal, Thursday, 21 September 1905
mentioning Isobel's three sons running away from the orphanage
where she placed them to marry James Everingham (see text at center).,%20Isabel.jpg
Death notice of Isobel Burrows Sullivan Everingham [sic]
Welland Tribune, page 3, 4 June 1945, 
Niagara Falls NY
Ad for repair services placed by Willis P. Sullivan [36]
The Niagara Falls Gazette, Friday July 3, 1931, page 21
Obituary for Thomas James Sullivan, mentioning his mother,
Mrs. James Everingham, and brothers Willis & John.
Niagara Falls Gazette, Wednesday, December 13, 1933