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Captain John Burgess

Male 1785 - 1850  (65 years)


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  • Name Captain John Burgess  [1
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 26 Mar 1785  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    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 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  [7

    • 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  [8
    Census 1840  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9

    • John Burgess: Males: 1 - 60 to 70. Females: 1 - 60 to 70.
    _UID E818D54CE18A44A38CA2115135D190D7704E 
    Buried May 1850  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 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, 4, 10, 11
    Person ID I34  Burgess
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2010 

    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) 
    Relationship Biological 
    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) 
    Relationship Biological 
    Married 13 Mar 1784  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Family ID F45  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  [17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
    Children 
     1. 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)
    +2. 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)
    +3. Catherine Burgess,   b. 11 Dec 1815, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1884, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Mary Ann Burgess,   b. 23 Aug 1817, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1890  (Age 73 years)
    +5. John Burgess,   b. 10 Dec 1819, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, New London, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F23  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  [23, 24, 25, 26
    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. 3 Aug 1911, Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F44  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 - 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

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

      Name: Catherine Burgess Burgess
      Gender: Female
      Death Date: 08 Jun 1884
      Death Place: Plymouth, Massachusetts
      Age: 69
      Birth Date: 1815
      Birthplace: Plymouth
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Father's Name: John
      Father's Birthplace: Plymouth
      Mother's Name: Suzanna Sampson
      Mother's Birthplace: Plymouth
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06786-9
      System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
      Source Film Number: 960226
      Reference Number: v 356 p 323
      Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910

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

      Name: John Jr Burgess
      Gender: Male
      Death Date: 04 May 1850
      Age: 65
      Birth Date: 1785
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00791-9
      System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
      Source Film Number: 416336
      Reference Number: v 4 p 341
      Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910

    3. [S139] Burgess Genealogy - Hiam, Katharine W. Hiam, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), Lee Drew library., 18 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S111] Burial Hill 1990s, Barbara J. Bradford Robinson, Howard E. Robinson, Cynthia L. Robinson, (Plymouth: Plymouth Public Library Corporation, 2000), 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

    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), John Burgess, 60 - 70 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [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).

    11. [S661] Massachusetts Microfilmed Death Record, Massachusetts Archives, Burgess, John death record (Reliability: 4).

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

    13. [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

    14. [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.

    15. [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.

    16. [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.

    17. [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., 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.

    18. [S31] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 31: 112 (Reliability: 2).

    19. [S13] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), Lee Drew library., 31: 112 (Reliability: 3).
      Nov 10, 1804, John Burges Junr & Susanna Samson both of Plymouth

    20. [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 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.

    21. [S30] 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).

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

      Groom's Name John Junr. Burges
      Bride's Name Susanna Samson
      Marriage Date 10 Nov 1804
      Marriage Place Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number I00791-8
      System Origin Massachusetts-EASy
      Source Film Number 416335
      Reference Number v 2 p 18

    23. [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., 320 (Reliability: 3).
      Intentions of marriage: 30 Dec 1822, John Burgess & Sophia Sampson both of Plymouth.

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

    25. [S29] Plymouth Families, William Thomas Davis, (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899), Lee Drew Library., 49 (Reliability: 2).

    26. [S18] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633 - 1850, Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, (www.ancestry.com).

      Marriage:
      Name: John, Jr. Burgess
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Sophia Sampson
      Marriage Date: 10 Jan 1822
      City: Plymouth
      County: Plymouth
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0416330-0416336.

      Intentions:
      Name: John Burgess
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Sophia Sampson
      Marriage Date: 30 Dec 1821
      City: Plymouth
      County: Plymouth
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0416330-0416336.