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  (b. July 1840 Ledyard, New York, USA   d. April 1904 Chicago, Illinois, USA )  

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James Burnham SMITH was born July 1840 in Ledyard, New York, USA . James Burnham SMITH was the child of Sherman SMITH   and   Charlotte Maria BURNHAM and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Abram (Abraham) SMITH and Elizabeth MINOT (maternal)  Asa W BURNHAM and Lucy HUNTINGTON

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

James Burnham  married  A Olivia LITTLE 18 June 1867 in Monroe, Michigan, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. A Olivia LITTLE  was born June 1844 in New York, USA.  A Olivia died bef. 1930?

James Burnham SMITH died April 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

James was born in the village of Aurora.

GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF CAYUGA COUNTY, N.Y. FOR 1867-8, page 179 shows him living in Aurora as a farmer. He is also there in 1878-79 (Auburn New York 1878 - 1879 City Directory - Farmer's Register page 266)

From The New Century Atlas Of Cayuga County, New York - 1904 - Page 121
"GLENHEIM, the home of Dr. Albert Leffingwell, embraces nearly twenty acres, extending from the main street in the village of Aurora, nearly half a mile to the top of the hill. The residence, considerably improved by the presdent owner, is of brick and stone, and its broad piazzas, shaded by chestnut trees, overlooks Cayuga Lake. The house was built in 1827 by Hon. Eleazer Burnham, a distinguished early resident of Cayuga County, who was twice chosen as a Presidential elector; it was occupied by him for forty years, passing by his death to his nephew, James Burnham Smith, and becoming the residence of Dr. Leffingwell in May, 1896. Nearby is a small building, which a century ago was the law office of Judge Walter Wood, and here Millard Fillmore, afterward President of the United States, first began the study of law. On the same premises, and on the north, is one of the oldest houses of the village. It was the birthplace of Hon. Edwin B. Morgan in 1806, and the upper floor served for several years previous to 1816 as the Masonic Lodge."

Details of the family tree of James appear below.
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The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
  • 1840 Birth
    July 1840
    Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

  • Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
  • 1850 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
    Smith, Sherman, State: New York Year: 1850, County: Cayuga Roll: , Township: Ledyard Page: 250, Roll: M432_483
    Sherman is age 47 or 49, born 1800, Canada. He is a carriage maker. He is living with Charlotte, age 47, born in Vermont. Caroline is also living with them. She is 7 years old, b. NY. James is 10 years old, b. NY. Elizabeth is 19, b. NY. Also living with them are: Rev. H. Baker, age 27, N.S.P. Minister, b. NY; Lucinda Reeves, age 21,...Read MORE...

    1850 U.S. Census
  • 1855 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
    name: James Smith
    event: Census
    event date: 1855
    event place: Ledyard, Cayuga, New York, United States
    gender: Male
    age: 14
    relationship to head of household: Child
    estimated birth year: 1841
    family number: 322
    line number: 21
    film number: 1435218
    digital folder number: 005207172
    image number: 00689
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    head Sherman Smith M 54
    wife Charlotte Smith F 51
    child Elizabeth...

    1855 New York State Census
  • James Burnham SMITH
    1865 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York Charlotte M Smith, 62, f, b. VT, mother of 6 children, married 1 time, widow James B Smith, 24, m, child, b. Cayuga, single, farmer Carrie Saulsbury, 22, f, child, b. Cayuga, married 1 time, now married George W Saulsbury, 27, m, married 1 time, now married
    1865 New York State Census
  • 1867 Marriage / Partner
    James Burnham SMITH and A Olivia LITTLE 18 June 1867, Monroe, Michigan, USA
  • 1869 Birth of Child
    Luther Little SMITH was born November 1869, , New York, USA
  • James Burnham SMITH
    1870 Deed - Effingham Brown and wife to James B Smith and George W Salisbury

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