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flag male ancestor  Benjamin  BURNHAM

  (b. 21 December 1696 Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 15 October 1737 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Benjamin BURNHAM was born 21 December 1696 in Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Benjamin BURNHAM was the child of Thomas BURNHAM   and   Hester (Esther) COGSWELL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas BURNHAM and Marie LAWRENCE

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Benjamin  married  Mary KINSMAN 20 April 1727 in Lisbon, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Mary KINSMAN  was born 20 January 1707 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA. 

Benjamin BURNHAM died 15 October 1737 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
Details of the family tree of Benjamin appear below.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

  • 1696 Birth - Ipswich
    Benjamin, s. Thomas and Ester, Dec. 21, 1696.
    Vital Records of Ipswich, MA -
  • Bio
    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 inhabitant in 1710, married, in 1728, Elizabeth Hough, and died May 22, 1757.

    Aaron Burnham, a seaman, first mentioned in 1718; cattle-mark...

    History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
  • 1727 Marriage / Partner
    Benjamin BURNHAM and Mary KINSMAN 20 April 1727, Lisbon, Connecticut, USA
  • 1729 Birth of Child
    Benjamin BURNHAM was born 9 February 1729, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1731 Birth of Child
    Susannah BURNHAM was born 20 June 1731, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1733 Birth of Child
    Johanna BURNHAM was born 30 May 1733, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

  • Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1736 Birth of Child
    Esther BURNHAM was born 24 March 1736, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

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