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Thomas "Burdges" Burgess[1]

Male 1668 - 1743  (75 years)


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  • Name Thomas "Burdges" Burgess  [2
    Born 1668  Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Will

    • To wife Patience all household goods, except great and irons and one desk called Father Richmond's desk. Use all of my house except great chamber, use of one half orchard and the garden at eastward of my dwelling house as long as she remains my widow. To son Edward one fourth homestead farm with house he now lives in, that is to say to begin at Bailey's land by the seaside and extend northerly to stone wall on south side of Seaside meadow, so called and from same will north west to sea. To extend to the northwest corner of Little orchard, to highway with buildings. To son Joseph part of my 50 acre lot east of highway called Peckham's lots from ye new wall to creek with buildings except lot already enclosed in northwest corner of said lot, called pasture meadow. To son John the 20 acre lot adjoining Thomas Wilbor's. To son Thomas all part of homestead from not given to son Edward with all buildings, house and part of orchard in 30 acre lot called paretree meadow; if no heirs to be divided between sons Jacob and Nathaniel. To son Jacob 200 pounds; to son Nathaniel my little gun and 200 pounds; to daughters Deborah, Lydian, Abigail, Hester, Mary, Rebecca, Martha, 10 pounds earch; to grandson Thomas Burgess 5 pounds; to other grandchildren 10 shillings each..."
    Died 1 Jul 1743  Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Old Commons Burial Ground, Meeting House Lane, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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    Person ID I1811778  7_families
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2006 

    Father Thomas Burgess,   b. Abt 1628, Of, Sandwich, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1687, Of, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Lydia Gaunt,   c. 2 Apr 1636, St. Peters Parish, Gowts, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Feb 1697, Newport, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 1662  Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F216012  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mrs. Patience Burgess,   b. Abt 1685, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1746  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 1721  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Nathaniel Burgess,   b. 17 May 1729, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1798, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Mercy Burgess,   b. 22 Feb 1722, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan
     3. Rebecca Burgess,   b. Jun 1725, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Martha Burgess,   b. Apr 1727, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F657957  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Esther Richmond,   b. 1669, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1706, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1691  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Burgess,   b. 1692, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Deborah Burgess,   b. 1694, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1779  (Age 85 years)
     3. Esther Burgess,   b. 1696, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764  (Age 68 years)
     4. Lydia Burgess,   b. 1700, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Abigail Burgess,   b. 1702, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2001 
    Family ID F708318  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Martha Wilbore,   b. 20 Aug 1684, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Oct 1707  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Burgess,   b. 6 Aug 1708, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1789, Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. John Burgess,   b. 10 Jan 1711, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1796, Sterling City, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Mary Burgess,   b. 18 Sep 1712, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Thomas Burgess,   b. 25 May 1714, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1792, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Martha Burgess,   b. 28 Mar 1716, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1724  (Age 7 years)
     6. Jacob Burgess,   b. 11 Nov 1717, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1768, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2001 
    Family ID F708319  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1668 - Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1691 - Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Oct 1707 - Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1721 - Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 1743 - Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Commons Burial Ground, Meeting House Lane, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S306] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 14: 108 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S7746] Little Compton families, Wilbour, Benjamin Franklin, (Little Compton [Rhode Island] : Little Compton Historical Society, 1967 (College Hill Press : Providence, R.I.). FHL Book #974.56/L2 D3w), FHL Book #974.56/L2 D3w., 131 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S305] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), 6 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S303] Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, James Savage, (Boston, 1860-62, reprint Baltimore, 1965).

    5. [S11827] Rhode Island: Wills, 10: 357 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S7717] Peter Gaunt Descendants, David L. Gaunt, (Woodbury, N.J., Gloucester County Historical Society, 1989), Page 5 (Reliability: 2).