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Asa W Burnham - Lineage book ... 1894-1900.
Corporate Author:	Daughters of the American Revolution.
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Asa W Burnham

Lineage book ... 1894-1900.
Corporate Author: Daughters of the American Revolution.
Language(s): English
Published: Indianapolis, 1900.
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Asa W Burnham - 1774 ad
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1774 ad
New London Gazette, New London, CT 


Asa W Burnham - Lineage Book of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Volume 7, Page 143
Asa W Burnham

Lineage Book of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Volume 7, Page 143
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Six-month encampment of the Continental Army at Val
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Fire Cake and Water. Joseph Lee Boyle. (1999).
Six-month encampment of the Continental Army at Valley Forge in 1777-1778
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Asa Burnham's Revolutionary War Pension Information
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Asa W Burnham - Asa Burnham's Obituary
1846-02-05
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Sun
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Asa Burnham's Obituary
1846-02-05
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Sun




Asa W Burnham - Grave of Asa Burnham, Oak Glen Cemetery, Aurora, NY
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Grave of Asa Burnham, Oak Glen Cemetery, Aurora, NY
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Asa W Burnham - Closeup of marker indicating that  Major Asa Burnham was a soldier in the American Revolution – Oak
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Closeup of marker indicating that Major Asa Burnham was a soldier in the American Revolution – Oak Glen Cemetery, Aurora, NY
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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Asa W  Burnham

  (b. 28 August 1753Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 1 January 1846Ledyard, New York, USA )  

Asa W Burnham was born 28 August 1753 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Asa W Burnham was the child of Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham and Mary Norman and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Eleazer Burnham and Lydia Waterman (maternal)  James Norman and Mary Rudd

He married  Lucy Huntington 16 August 1779 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Lucy Huntington  was born 26 February 1756 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She died 31 August 1828 in Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora) .  She was the daughter of Nathan Huntington and Amie Brown (Browne).

Asa W Burnham died 1 January 1846 in Ledyard, New York, USA .


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Asa W Burnham married flag Lucy Huntington-- Date: 16 August 1779 Place: Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut
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Lucy Huntington was the daughter of Nathan Huntington and Amie Brown (Browne)


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Bride's Name: Lucy Huntington
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Marriage Date: 16 Aug 1779
Marriage Place: Griswold, New London, Connecticut
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M53431-1
Syst Origin: Connecticut-EASy
Source Film Number: 4374
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Collection: Connecticut Marriages, 1729-1867
Updated: 6/20/2010 9:03:24 AM


Children:
 flag Eleazer Burnham (b.15 July 1780, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 3 May 1867, Ledyard, New York, USA )

flag Rebecca Burnham (b.5 February 1782, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 12 July 1862, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA)

flag Julia Ann Burnham (b.20 March 1784, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 31 May 1863, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Polly Burnham (b.2 June 1786, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 1842, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

flag Amy Burnham (b.2 June 1786, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 17 March 1788, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants))

flag Asa Norman Burnham (b.9 January 1787, Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)  d. 5 June 1830, Springport, New York, USA )

flag Lucy Burnham (b.8 March 1791, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 22 December 1847, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

flag Joshua Burnham (b.1 January 1795, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 1795, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

flag Sophia Adeline Burnham (b.15 April 1797, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 6 January 1840, Ledyard, New York, USA )

flag Charlotte Maria Burnham (b.9 June 1803, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 31 January 1882, Auburn, New York, USA)




1753 - Norwich, Connecticut
1753 BURNAM Asa: ye Son of Eleazer Burnam and of mary his wife was born Augt: 28th: 1753 Birth

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online db. NewEnglandAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848....Read MORE...


Norwich, Connecticut
1768,Burnham,Burnham , As; a minor of Norwich aged more than 14 yrs, son of Eleazer 107 Burnham late of Norwich made choice 4 Oct . 1768 of Mr, Ephraim
Barker of Norwich as guardian, approved.,Appraised,Vol 3


NOTE: Ephraim Barker appears to be Asa's step-father
Probate Records of Norwich, Connecticut, Vols. 1-3
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NORWICH, CT -- 1768

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Classified Ad 1774-11-25
Asa Burnham, Hereby informs the Public, that he carries on The Saddler's Bufinefs in all it's Branches, at the House of Capt. William Belcher, in the upper Part of Preston; where he makes all Sorts of Men's and Women's Saddles in the newest and best fashion and in the newest Manner. Gentlemen and...Read MORE...


PRESTON, CT -- 1774

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Revolutionary War
REVOLUTIONARY WAR -- 1775 - 1778


John Young Chapter, NSDAR

Charleston, West Virginia

Daughters of the American Revolution

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Burnham, Asa (CT) Lucy Huntington

Asa Burnham from Preston,CT is mentioned in "Connecticut Men in the...Read MORE...


U.S. Revolutionary War
Service: CONNECTICUT Rank: SERGEANT
Birth: 5-28-1753 NORWICH CONNECTICUT
Death: 1-1-1849 AURORA NEW YORK
Service Description: 1) ALSO PVT
Daughters of the American Revolution (services.dar.org)
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1779
EARLY PRESTON, CT (Griswold section) MARRIAGES
These records were taken from the books at Congregational Church Parishes throughout the state of Connecticut, from the years 1630 to 1800. Compiled by, Frederic W. Bailey "Early Connecticut Marriages as Found on Ancient Church Records prior to 1800". ...Read MORE...


PRESTON, CT -- 1779

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1779 Marriage / Partner
Asa W Burnham and Lucy Huntington 16 August 1779, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1780 Birth of Child
Eleazer Burnham was born 15 July 1780, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1781
Burnham, Asa
Constable of Shaftsbury. Named in account of Jonas Galusha, Sheriff, in regard to taking British prisoners to Castleton -- seven days, eighty-seven miles.
Date 1781-0719
Card ID: 10972 Record Series: SE-118 Volume: 9 Page: 95

Burnham, Asa
Constable of Shaftsbury. Receipt...Read MORE...


SHAFTSBURY, BENNINGTON, VT -- 1781

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1782 Birth of Child
Rebecca Burnham was born 5 February 1782, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1784 Birth of Child
Julia Ann Burnham was born 20 March 1784, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1786 Birth of Child
Amy Burnham was born 2 June 1786, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1786 Birth of Child
Polly Burnham was born 2 June 1786, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1787 Birth of Child
Asa Norman Burnham was born 9 January 1787, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1788 Death of Child
Amy Burnham died 17 March 1788, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1790
Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont

1. Free white males of 16 years upward, including heads of families

2. Free white males under 16 years of age

3. Free white females including heads of house

4. Total All other free persons [number of black males over 16, number of black males under ...Read MORE...


1791 Birth of Child
Lucy Burnham was born 8 March 1791, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

Article
Date: 1794-11-21; Vol: XII; Iss: 26; Page: [1]
"Proposals of James Lyon for Printing a Volume of Laws" -- looks to be a book about laws pertaining to the U.S. and, in particular, the state of Vermont -- sold for 2 dollars in "blue board" and two dollars and a half "completely bound, gilt and ...Read MORE...


1795 Birth of Child
Joshua Burnham was born 1 January 1795, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1797 Birth of Child
Sophia Adeline Burnham was born 15 April 1797, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1800
Asa Burnham is found living in Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont.
1800 U.S. Census
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Article
Date: 1801-08-24; Vol: I; Iss: 22; Page: [2]
"For the VERMONT GAZETTE - On Monday the 17th inst?, a very large and respectable number of inhabitants of Shaftsbury, and towns adjoining met at Major Asa Burnham's in said Shaftsbury for the purpose of celebrating that auspicious anniversary, which...Read MORE...


Article
Date: 1801-12-28; Vol: I; Iss: 40; Page: [3]
"LOST - On the 23rd of December ??? Between landlord Asa Burnham's in Shaftsbury and the Court House in Bennington, ??? Two dollars, two half dollars, eight quarters, and one nine penny piece. Whoever has found the same and will return it to the...Read MORE...


1803 Birth of Child
Charlotte Maria Burnham was born 9 June 1803, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

Article
(PDF File) Date: 1804-07-10; Vol: II; Iss: 15; Page: [3] "Wednesday last, being the 4th of July, the citizens of Shaftsbury, Bennington and Pownal, and a number of gentlemen from neighboring towns, agreeably to previous arrangement, convened at Major Burnham's in Shaftsbury, for the purpose of...Read MORE...


AURORA (LEDYARD) CAYUGA, NY -- 1810

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1820 Cayuga County, New York
Asa Burnham is from Scipio, Cayuga, NY and Asa N. Burnham (his son) from Aurelius, Cayuga, NY
1820 U.S. Census
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1820
According to Asa Burnham's Revolutionary War Pension file, "In 1820, soldier stated that his family then residing with him consisted of his wife, Lucy, aged about sixty-four years, and his daughter, Charlotte, aged about seventeen years…"
Revolutionary War Era Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files
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1824
Asa W. Burnham from Springport is listed as a Supervisor of the County of Cayuga in 1824.
History of Cayuga County, New York : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers Syracuse: D. Mason, 1879, Storke, Elliot G., 650 pgs.
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1828 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lucy Huntington died 31 August 1828, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

1830 Death of Child
Asa Norman Burnham died 5 June 1830, Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)

Military Pension
Asa Burnham
Rank: Sergeant
County: Cayuga Co.
Annual Allowance:96 00
Sums received:1191 46
Description of service:Connecticut continental
When placed on the pension roll:August 6, 1818
Commencement of pension:April 7, 1818
Laws under which inscribed, increased or reduced OR Remarks:
March ...Read MORE...


1840
www.usgennet.org/ usa/ topic/ colonial/ census/ 1840/ 1840ny_b.html

shows Asa Burnham at age 87 living in the household of Sherman Smith in Ledyard, NY on June 1, 1840
Census of Pensioners for Military Services 1841
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1840 Death of Child
Sophia Adeline Burnham died 6 January 1840, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

1844
Wednesday, December 4, 1844 Auburn Journal, Auburn, NY
"We the undersigned Whigs of the town of Ledyard, deeply regretting that… Statesman, Henry Clay, has been defeated in the recent election for the Presidency, feel the duty on them now more incumbent than ever before, to declare themselves in...Read MORE...


Saturday, April 22, 1876 - Aurora Centennial Festival A Brilliant Affair - Large Attendance and Complete Success
The good citizens of the quite village of Aurora have been for some weeks preparing for a Centennial Festival in aid of the State fund, and to assist in repairing the Washington Homestead at Mount Vernon… On either side of the long rooms were arranged refreshment tables, one for each of the old...Read MORE...


1886
"Thomas, born in 1619, or, according to some authorities, 1623, came to America with his brothers, John and Robert in 1635, in the ship Angel Gabriel, of which their maternal uncle, Captain Andrews, was master; and, after suffering shipwreck on the coast of Maine, settled in Chebacco (Ipswich), in...Read MORE...



Died in the village of Aurora.

Buried at:
Oak Glen Cemetery


Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~nycayuga/ cem/ cem98.htm

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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