Charles W. Burrell is a native of Missouri and was born in Harrison county, November 7, 1857, and was reared and educated in the county of his birth. On leaving school he began farming as an occupation, and continued in that calling until the spring of 1880, when he came to this county and located in Lincoln township, where he resumed farming operations and. has ever since resided. His farm of 160 acres is well improved, and 120 acres of it are enclosed with good hedge fencing, and is nearly all in a high state of cultivation.
Mr. Burrell was married, in Harrison county, Missouri, on the 5th of May, 1878, to Miss Alice Williams. Two children were born of this union, named Lester O., born December 26, 1879; and Clara F., born October 11, 1880. The latter died March 5, 1881.