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Thomas Burgess[1]

Male 1756 - 1828  (71 years)


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  • Name Thomas Burgess 
    Born 20 Jul 1756  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • Thomas Burgis: Males: 1 over 16, 3 under 16. Females: 4
    Died 8 Apr 1828  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Plymouth Church Records, Vol. I and II, 1620-1859
      [198] Marriages
      1781

      April 18 Thomas Burgiss & Lydia Tribble both of Plymouth



      Thomas Burgess was the keeper of the Plymouth lighthouse, who, because he always wore a red thrum cap, was called Red Cap Burgess.

      Memories of a Plymouth Octogenarian pg 143
    Person ID I2074680  7_families
    Last Modified 30 May 2009 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Ruth Chandler,   b. Abt 1730-1731, Of, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1819, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1748  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F657974  Group Sheet

    Family Lydia Tribble,   b. 27 Sep 1762, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1825, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1781  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2002 
    Family ID F707156  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jul 1756 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1781 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Apr 1828 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S305] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), Page 9 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S305] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), 9 (Reliability: 2).

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

    4. [S11543] Duxbury Massachusetts Vital Records, Duxbury (Massachusetts), Town Clerk, (Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911), 974.482/D1 V2..
      Nathaniel Burgess & Ruth Chanler (sp) both of Duxborough were married December ye 19th 1748. Edward Arnold, Justice Peace

    5. [S305] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), 8 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S306] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 28: 70 (Reliability: 2).