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Captain John Burgess

Captain John Burgess

Male 1785 - 1850  (65 years)

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  • Name Captain John Burgess 
    Title Captain 
    Born 26 Mar 1785  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • John Burgess: Males: 1 - 16 and up, 2 - under 16. Females: 3
    Census 1810  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • John Burgess Jr.: Males: 1 - 26 to 45. Females: 2 - under 10, 1 - 26 to 45.
    Census 1820  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • John Burgess Jr. Males: 1 under 10, 1 - 26 to 45. Females: 3 under 10, 1 - 10 to 16, 1 - 16 to 26. Involved in commerce.
    Census 1830  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1840  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • John Burgess: Males: 1 - 60 to 70. Females: 1 - 60 to 70.
    Buried May 1850  Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Epitaphs From Burial Hill, Plymouth, Massachusetts, from 1657 to 1892.
      1694. Capt. John Burgess, Jr. born March 26, 1785 , died May 4, 1850 .
      The anchor's dropt -- the sails are furled! Life's voyage now is o'er; By faith's bright chart he ltas gained that world Where storms are felt no more.
    Died 4 May 1850  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Person ID I1809609  7_families
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2007 

    Father John Burgess,   b. 15 Sep 1765, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1850, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Anna Tribble,   b. 10 Aug 1765, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1805, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1784  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F656848  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Susanna Sampson,   b. Aug 1786, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1819, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1804  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Children 
    +1. Anna Tribble Burgess,   b. 30 Sep 1810, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1852, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. Susan Burgess,   b. 28 Nov 1808, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1850, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. Catherine Burgess,   b. 11 Dec 1815, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1884  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Mary Ann Burgess,   b. 23 Aug 1817, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1895, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +5. John Burgess,   b. 10 Dec 1819, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. New London, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F656826  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Sophia Sampson,   b. 31 May 1795, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1882, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1822  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20, 21
    Children 
     1. Albert Thomas Burgess,   b. 3 Sep 1825, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sophia Burgess,   b. 1 Jul 1828, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2003 
    Family ID F661583  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1785 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1804 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jan 1822 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1850 - Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1850 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    The Children of John Burgess and his wives Susan and Sophia Sampson
    The Children of John Burgess and his wives Susan and Sophia Sampson

    Headstones
    Captain John Burgess headstone
    Captain John Burgess headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S305] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), 18 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S308] Burial Hill 1990s, Barbara J. Bradford Robinson, Howard E. Robinson, Cynthia L. Robinson, (Plymouth: Plymouth Public Library Corporation, 2000 Surety:3), 40 (Reliability: 3).
      No. 163. Capt. John Burgess, Jr., born Mar. 2 [6, 1785] and died May 4, 18[5]0.

      1998: White marble, on a base. Mossy. Very discolored and has a wrinkled appearance. Symbol is a listing anchor. Inscription panel, shaped similar to a shield, is inset.

      Drew no. 1953. White marble. Gothic arch form. Four and one-half feet hight. Rough, discolored. Foul anchor.

      Kingman No. 1694

    3. [S348] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1790 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    4. [S346] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1810 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    5. [S349] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1820 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    6. [S12135] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1830 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    7. [S333] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1840 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com), John Burgess, 60 - 70 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S11814] Massachusetts Microfilmed Death Record, Massachusetts Archives, Burgess, John death record (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S306] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 29: 125 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965).
      March 13, 1784, John Burges & Anna Treeble both of Plimouth

    11. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 50 (Reliability: 3).
      JOHN [BURGESS], son of 1st Nathaniel, m. Annie, d. of Joseph Tribble, and had John, Chandler; Annie, m. John Harlow; Nathan; Lucy, m. Josiah Manter; Serviah; Hannah, m. Joseph Sampson; Jabez, m. Sally Manter; Sarah, m. Chandler Robbins; Rebecca, m. Joseph Robbins; Nathaniel. He m., 2d, Ruth, d. of Phineas Sprague of Duxbury, and had Phineas Sprague.

    12. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 270 (Reliability: 3).
      13 March 1784, John Burges & Anna Treeble both of Plimouth.

    13. [S12760] Howard - The descendants of John Howard of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Heman Howard, (Ann Arbor : University Microfilms International, 1985), Film #6060617. Book # 929.273 H831hh., 12 (Reliability: 3).
      Sarah [Howard], b. Jan. 3, 1734; m. Joseph Tribble of Plymouth, April 4, 1751; their children were: -- 1. Joseph, b. Nov. 4, 1751; 2. Sarah, b. Oct 29, 1754, who m. Thomas Covington; 3. Mary, m. Sylvanus Dunham; 4. Lydia, b. Sept. 27, 1762, m. Thomas Burgess; 5. Anna, b. Aug. 10, 1765, m. John Burgess; 6. Betsey, b. July 26, 1770.

    14. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 295, 438 (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage Intentions posted 10 Nov 1804, John Burges Jr. & Susanna Samson both of Plymouth.

      Marriage solemnized by the Rev. Mr. James Kendall of Plymouth at Plymouth: April 1805, John Burges Jr. & Susanna Samson both of Plymouth.

    15. [S306] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 31: 112 (Reliability: 2).

    16. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 31: 112 (Reliability: 3).
      Nov 10, 1804, John Burges Junr & Susanna Samson both of Plymouth

    17. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 50 (Reliability: 3).
      JOHN [BURGESS], son of above, m., 1805, Susan, d. of Sylvanus Sampson, and had Susan, 1808; Anna T., 1810, m. David Drew; Catherine, 1815, m. Chandler Burgess and Lewis Burgess; Mary Ann, 1817, m. Pelham Finney; John, 1819, m. Eliza Chitman of New London. He m., 2d, Sophia Sampson, sister of his 1st wife, 1822, and had Albert Thomas, 1825, m. Cynthia Chltman; Sophia, 1828, m. Benjamin Nye Adams.

    18. [S7728] Colonial Society of Massachusetts, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, (Boston, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1920), XXII: 646 - Marriages: Apr 1805 - John Burgis Jun & Susanna Sampson both of Plymouth (Reliability: 4).

    19. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 320 (Reliability: 3).
      Intentions of marriage: 30 Dec 1822, John Burgess & Sophia Sampson both of Plymouth.

    20. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 50 (Reliability: 3).
      JOHN, son of above, m., 1805, Susan, d. of Sylvanus Sampson, and had Susan, 1808; Anna T. [BURGESS], 1810, m. David Drew; Catherine, 1815, m. Chandler Burgess and Lewis Burgess; Mary Ann, 1817, m. Pelham Finney; John, 1819, m. Eliza Chitman of New London. He m., 2d, Sophia Sampson, sister of his 1st wife, 1822, and had Albert Thomas, 1825, m. Cynthia Chltman; Sophia, 1828, m. Benjamin Nye Adams.

    21. [S307] Plymouth Families, William Thomas Davis, (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899), 49 (Reliability: 2).