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flag  Eleazer  Burnham

  (b. 5 September 1678Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony   d. 1743Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

Eleazer Burnham was born 5 September 1678 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Eleazer Burnham was the child of Thomas Burnham and Lydia Pengry (Pingree) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas Burnham and Marie Lawrence (maternal)  Moses Pengry and Lydia Abigail Clements

He married  Lydia Waterman 20 November 1708 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Lydia Waterman  was born 7 August 1683 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She died 22 December 1738 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of Thomas Waterman and Miriam Tracy.

Eleazer Burnham died 1743 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.


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Eleazer Burnham married flag Lydia Waterman-- Date: 20 November 1708 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Lydia Waterman was the daughter of Thomas Waterman and Miriam Tracy


1708 BURNAM Eleazar Burnam and Lydea Waterman ware Married the 25th Day of Novembr 1708. 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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Children:
flag Lydia Burnham (b.1 September 1709, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

flag Elizabeth Burnham (b.19 October 1711, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 14 April 1730, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

flag Mary Burnham (b.16 October 1714, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1789, Norwich, Connecticut, USA)

flag Daniel Burnham (b.21 March 1717, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1798, )

flag Sarah Burnham (b.8 August 1720, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

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




1678 Birth
Birth - Eleazzer, s. Thomas, jr., Sept. 5, 1678. CTR (court record, Essex Co. Quarterly Court)

Ipswich, MA -- "BURNAM Thomas, and Lidia Pengry, Feb. 13, 1665. CT. R."


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Another name found in this society at an early period is that of Burnham. Eleazar Burnham was recognized as an inhabitant in 1703. He was probably the son of Thomas, and born at Ipswich in September, 1678. He married Lydia Waterman, Nov. 20, 1708, and died in 1743.

James Burnham, admitted as an ...Read MORE...


IPSWICH, ESSEX, MA -- 1678
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
name: Eleazzer Burnam
gender: Male
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birth date: 05 Sep 1678
birthplace: Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
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1703
"Eleazer Burnham was recognized as a resident of Norwich in 1703. In 1704, he applied for liberty to set up a fulling mill upon the stream that runs into the Shetucket River near Medical Springs. Thirty acres of ground was granted to him to encourage the undertaking, and more land promised if...Read MORE...


Norwich, Connecticut
Another name found in this society at an early period is that of Burn- ham. Eleazar Burnham was recognized as an inhabitant in 1703. He
was probably the son of Thomas, and born at Ipswich in September, 1678. He married Lydia Waterman, Nov. 20, 1708, and died in 1743.

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NORWICH, NEW LONDON, CT -- 1703

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1708 Marriage / Partner
Eleazer Burnham and Lydia Waterman 20 November 1708, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1709 Birth of Child
Lydia Burnham was born 1 September 1709, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1711 Birth of Child
Elizabeth Burnham was born 19 October 1711, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1714 Birth of Child
Mary Burnham was born 16 October 1714, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1717 Birth of Child
Daniel Burnham was born 21 March 1717, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1720 Birth of Child
Sarah Burnham was born 8 August 1720, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1722 Birth of Child
Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham was born 12 March 1722, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1730 Death of Child
Elizabeth Burnham died 14 April 1730, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1738 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lydia Waterman died 22 December 1738, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

Death
1743
Norwich, Connecticut, USA


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buried in Norwich, Connecticut.

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

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