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John Burgess[1]

Male 1765 - 1850  (84 years)


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  • Name John Burgess 
    Born 15 Sep 1765  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1778-1780  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    in the Revolutionary War 
    Census 1790  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • 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  [6

    • John Burgess: Males: 2 under 10, 1 - 10 to 16, 1 - 16 to 26, 1 - 45+. Females: 2 under 10, 1 - 10 to 16, 1 - 16 to 26, 1 - 45+
    Census 1820  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • John Burgess, males, 1 - 10 to 16, 1 - 16 to 18, 1 - 18 - 26 , 1 - 45 and over, females 2 - 16 to 26, 1 - 45 and over
    Census 1830  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8

    • John Burgess, Males: 1 - 20 to 30, 1 - 50 and over. Females: 1 - 30 - 40, 1 - 40 to 50.
    Census 1840  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    _UID 7AA4775E2EE74775A21CD577EA44DF7D5850 
    Buried May 1850  South Pond Cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Inscription: In his 85th Y'r. Unshaken as the sacred hill, And firm as mountains be, Firm as a rock the soul shall rest, That leans, O Lord, on thee.
    Died 25 May 1850  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12
    Notes 
    • Headstone reads, John Burgess, died May 25, 1850 age 85 yrs. [13]
    Person ID I2231  Burgess
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2010 

    Father Nathaniel Burgess,   b. 17 May 1729, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1793, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 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  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Family ID F1171  Group Sheet

    Family 1 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  [4, 17, 18, 19, 20
    Children 
    +1. Captain John Burgess,   b. 26 Mar 1785, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1850, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Chandler Burgess,   b. 16 Aug 1786, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1851, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Lucy Burgess,   b. 1786, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Anna Burgess,   b. Abt 1790, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Captain Nathan Burgess,   b. 24 Feb 1792, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1863, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. Zeruiah Burgess,   b. Abt 1795, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Hannah Burgess,   b. Abt 1796, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jabez Burgess,   b. Abt 1797, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1819, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
    +9. Sarah Burgess,   b. 16 Apr 1798, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1882  (Age 84 years)
    +10. Rebecca Burgess,   b. Abt 1801, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +11. Nathaniel Burgess,   b. Abt 1802, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ruth Sprague,   b. Abt 1762, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1846, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1806  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 21
    Children 
    +1. Phineas Sprague Burgess,   b. 1807, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1890, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F1179  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Sep 1765 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - in the Revolutionary War - 1778-1780 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Mar 1784 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1806 - Duxbury, 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 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 - South Pond Cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1850 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S139] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), Lee Drew library., 9 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S4530] Massachusetts Death and Burials, 1795 - 1910, State of Massachusetts, ( https://www.familysearch.org).

      Name: John Burgess
      Gender: Male
      Death Date: 25 May 1850
      Death Place: Plymouth, Massachusetts
      Age: 84
      Birth Date: 1766
      Birthplace: Plymouth
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06684-1
      System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
      Source Film Number: 959813
      Reference Number: v 49 p 164
      Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910

    3. [S1039] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Old South Pond Cemetery - online, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Old South Pond Cemetery, (Online ).
      In memory of ANNA BURGES wife of Mr. JOHN BURGES who died Dece'r 1, 1805 in the 40th Year of her age. footstone: A.B. 1805

      A raw stone protrudes upright from the soil about 10 inches and appears to be a crude marker.

    4. [S16] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 974.482/P3 D23d & Lee Drew library., 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.

    5. [S659] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1790 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    6. [S581] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1810 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    7. [S582] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1820 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    8. [S587] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1830 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    9. [S543] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1840 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    10. [S1039] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Old South Pond Cemetery - online, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Old South Pond Cemetery, (Online ).
      In memory of JOHN BURGESS died May 25, 1850 in his 85th Y'r

      Unshaken as the sacred hill And firm as mountains be Firm as a rock the soul shall rest That leans, O Lord, on thee. footstone: J.B.

    11. [S580] Massachusetts Archives - Deaths - 1835 - 1910, State of Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth, ( http://www.sec.state.ma.us/vitalrecordssearch/VitalRecordsSearch.aspx), John Burgess, Plymouth, 1850, vol 49 pg 164 (Reliability: 4).

    12. [S30] Colonial Society of Massachusetts, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, (Boston, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1920), XXIII: 689: Deaths: 25 May 1850, Mr. John Burgess aged 84 years (Reliability: 4).

    13. [S1039] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Old South Pond Cemetery - online, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Old South Pond Cemetery, (Online ).

    14. [S141] Duxbury Massachusetts Vital Records, Duxbury (Massachusetts), Town Clerk, (Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911 FHL Book #974.482/D1 V2), FHL Book #974.482/D1 V2, FHL Film # 0481072 & Lee ., 228 (Reliability: 3).

      Nathaniel Burgess & Ruth Chanler (sp) both of Duxborough were married December ye 19th 1748. Edward Arnold, Justice Peace

    15. [S139] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), Lee Drew library., 8 (Reliability: 2).

    16. [S4527] Massachusetts Marriages, 1695 - 1910, State of Massachusetts, ( https://www.familysearch.org).

      Groom's Name: Nathaniel Burgess
      Bride's Name: Ruth Chandler
      Marriage Date: 19 Dec 1748
      Marriage Place: Duxbury,Plymouth,Massachusetts
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50618-1
      System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM
      Source Film Number: 481072
      Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

    17. [S31] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 29: 125 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S13] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), Lee Drew library..
      March 13, 1784, John Burges & Anna Treeble both of Plimouth

    19. [S14] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), Lee Drew library., 270 (Reliability: 3).
      13 March 1784, John Burges & Anna Treeble both of Plimouth.

    20. [S52] 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.

    21. [S141] Duxbury Massachusetts Vital Records, Duxbury (Massachusetts), Town Clerk, (Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911 FHL Book #974.482/D1 V2), FHL Book #974.482/D1 V2, FHL Film # 0481072 & Lee ..