Frank Warren Burr

Frank Warren Burr

Male 1876 - 1925  (48 years)

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  • Name Frank Warren Burr 
    Born 24 Nov 1876 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Apr 1925 
    Age 48 years 
    Person ID I85930  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Adelbert Hamilton Burr,   b. 5 Jan 1844,   d. 11 May 1920  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Mariah Valentine Married: 2x2x ,   b. 20 Sep 1846,   d. 4 Dec 1919  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F18612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Frank Warren Burr - November 24, 1876 - April 30, 1925. Plot A-25 'A. Son of Adelbert Hamilton and Maria Valentine Burr. Husband of Molly Caltron Burr. Married June 15, 1908.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, May 6, 1925 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Frank W. Burr, Native of Pulaski, Passes Away in Atlanta - Last Thursday afternoon Miss Harriet Burr received a telegram stating that her brother, Frank W. Burr, of Atlanta, Georgia, was very ill and in a few hours she received another telegram saying he had passed away. Two weeks previous Mr. Burr had a peculiar affliction while driving his car and was taken with unconsciousness but he recovered and was declared to be in normal condition; he went about his business and seemed to be all right until the early hours of April 30th he awoke with a terrible pain in his head and soon became unconscious remaining so until the end came which was about five o'clock in the afternoon. Frank W. Burr was born near Pulaski, November 24, 1876. He was son of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert H. Burr. He received his education in Pulaski Academy. When a young man he engaged with the late Charles B. Hibbard to learn the jewelry business and later went to Elmira where he took a course in engraving. Later he went to Lynchburg, Virginia. where he engaged in the jewelry business, this he left and went to Chester, Pennsylvania, where he began his career as insurance man. He left Chester twenty-two years ago and went to Atlanta, Georgia, where he has since resided. June 15, 1908 he took for his wife Miss Mollye Caltron, of Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Burr proved his worth to the insurance company and was promoted to become general agent for the Equitable Life Insurance Company, of Massachusetts, covering the state of Georgia as his jurisdiction, which position he held at the time of his death. He was past president of Atlanta Association of Life Insurance. He was prominent in masonry having degrees in the lower branches also in Scottish Rites. Knight Templar and Mystic Shrine. He was First Reader in the First Church, Christian Scientist, and a member of Atlanta Athletic and Country Clubs. Funeral rites were given him in Atlanta by his church and his body was brought to Pulaski, arriving at the home of his sister, Sunday evening. Monday at 10 o'clock prayer was said and scripture lesson read at the sister's home, by Rev. Ernest H. Scott, pastor of Pulaski Methodist Episcopal Church. A large company of friends and relatives gathered to pay their respects to the dead, as he lay surrounded by a great bower of flowers which friends in Atlanta and Pulaski bestowed to express their esteem and love. Burial was made in Pulaski beside the parents. The bearers were old boyhood friends, Edwin Clark.