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flag  Eleazer (Eleazar)  Burnham

  (b. 12 March 1722Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. January 1766Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham was born 12 March 1722 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham was the child of Eleazer Burnham and Lydia Waterman and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas Burnham and Lydia Pengry (Pingree) (maternal)  Thomas Waterman and Miriam Tracy

He married  Mary Norman 2 November 1752 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Mary Norman  was born 1729 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She died 9 June 1811 in , Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of James Norman and Mary Rudd.

Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham died January 1766 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.


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Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham married flag Mary Norman-- Date: 2 November 1752 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Mary Norman was the daughter of James Norman and Mary Rudd


1752 NORMAN Eleazer Burnam & mary Norman both of Norwich were married together on ye Second day of Novr: 1752: Marriage

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. NewEnglandAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913.
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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag Asa W Burnham (b.28 August 1753, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1 January 1846, Ledyard, New York, USA )

flag Joshua Burnham (b.10 May 1756, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 12 January 1761, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

flag Joshua Burnham (b.9 April 1762, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

flag Samuel Burnham (b.10 December 1764, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )




1722/23 - Norwich, Connecticut
1722 BURNAM Eleazar Burnam, was born ye 12th day of march 1722/ 3 of Eleazar & Lydea 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...


1752 Marriage / Partner
Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham and Mary Norman 2 November 1752, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1753 Birth of Child
Asa W Burnham was born 28 August 1753, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1756 Birth of Child
Joshua Burnham was born 10 May 1756, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1761 Death of Child
Joshua Burnham died 12 January 1761, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1762 Birth of Child
Joshua Burnham was born 9 April 1762, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1764 Birth of Child
Samuel Burnham was born 10 December 1764, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

Death
January 1766
Norwich, Connecticut, USA


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