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Thomas Burgess

Male 1778 - 1856  (77 years)


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  • Name Thomas Burgess 
    Born 29 Nov 1778  Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 31 May 1781  Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Education Brown University graduating in 1800  [4
    Occupation attorney 
    Occupation judge of the Municipal Court of Providence, Rhode Island  [4
    Died 18 May 1856  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • THOMAS BURGESS' was born in Wareham, Nov. 29, 1778 ; died in Providence, R. I., May 18, 1856. He was distinguished through life by scrupulous integrity, by habits of great industry, and by the conscientious discharge of every trust, as well as by eminent sagacity and prudence, merited and acquired the confidence of his fellow-citizens in a measure which is accorded only to the most blameless. His counsel was sought with a peculiar reliance on its value, and the weightiest affairs and the most delicate duties were intrusted to him without apprehension.
    Person ID I16319842  7_families
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2005 

    Father Lieutenant Prince Burgess,   b. 24 May 1749, Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1832, Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Martha Crowell,   b. 20 May 1751, Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1839, Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1775  Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F5307939  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Mackie,   b. Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1835, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Nov 1803  Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Sarah Ann Burgess,   b. 8 Jul 1804, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1805, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Thomas Mackie Burgess,   b. 6 Jun 1806, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1856  (Age 50 years)
     3. Sarah Ann Burgess,   b. 9 Aug 1808, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. George Burgess,   b. 31 Oct 1809, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1866, On ship at sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Mary Mackie Burgess,   b. 10 Oct 1813, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Frederick Burgess,   b. 4 Aug 1818, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Alexander Burgess,   b. 31 Oct 1819, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1901, Saint Albans, Franklin, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2004 
    Family ID F5324024  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Eliza Ann Barnes,   b. Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 May 1843  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2004 
    Family ID F5324025  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Nov 1778 - Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 31 May 1781 - Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Nov 1803 - Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 May 1843 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1856 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S373042] Wareham Massachusetts Vital Records 1738 - 1893, Wareham (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966), Film #482235..

    2. [S372031] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996), 32: 183 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S373022] Wareham Massachusetts First Church Records, Leonard H. Smith, ([S.l. : s.n.], c1974), 974.482/W1 K2., 66 - 72 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S371943] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), Lee Drew library., 294 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S371660] Burgess Genealogy, Ebenezer Burgess, (Boston : Press of T.R. Marvin & Son, 1865), Lee Drew library., 83 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S372107] Falmouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Falmouth (Massachusetts). Town Clerk.

    7. [S372031] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996), 31:129 (Reliability: 3).