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Grave has been located flag female ancestor  Rebecca  BURNHAM

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

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BURNHAM Genealogy

Rebecca BURNHAM was born 5 February 1782 in Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants). Rebecca BURNHAM was the child of Asa W BURNHAM   and   Lucy HUNTINGTON and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM and Mary NORMAN (maternal)  Nathan HUNTINGTON and Amie BROWN (BROWNE)

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Abel COLE 6 October 1803 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Abel COLE  was born 27 September 1779 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA.  He died 17 February 1860 in Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA.  He was the son of Benjamin COLE and Prudence HARD.

Rebecca BURNHAM died 12 July 1862 in Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA.
Details of the family tree of Rebecca appear below.
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Rebecca BURNHAM

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Rebecca BURNHAM married Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  Abel COLE-- Date: 6 October 1803 Place: Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

Abel COLE was the son of Benjamin COLE and Prudence HARD

name: Abel Cole
event: Marriage
event date: 07 Nov 1803
event place: Shaftsbury, , Vermont, United States
gender: Male
estimated birth year:
spouse: Rebecca Burnham
spouse's father:
spouse's mother:
film number: 27495
digital folder number: 004542971
image number: 02035

"Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954," index and images, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ XFJM-7ZV : accessed 11 Feb 2013), Abel Cole and Rebecca Burnham, 1803.


Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Caroline COLE (b.7 August 1804, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 16 October 1850, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA)
m. Martin STONE 8 March 1825

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Albert Burnham COLE (b.18 May 1806, , New York, USA  d. 11 January 1870, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
m. Elizabeth ROSS 1 April 1832

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Lorinda Jeanette COLE (b.29 October 1807, Exeter, Otsego, New York, USA  d. 17 August 1897, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA)
m. Chauncy BUTLER 25 July 1830

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Cordelia Dyer COLE (b.23 September 1809, Rodman, New York, USA  d. 9 September 1838, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
m. Ovid BUTLER 26 April 1827

flag male ancestor Eddy Russell COLE (b.5 August 1814, Rodman, New York, USA  d. 31 January 1886, Fredonia, Kansas, USA)
m. Laura Ann (Louisa?) DYER 13 February 1835

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Lucy Huntington COLE (b.23 August 1816, Rodman, New York, USA  d. 12 April 1875, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA)
m. Alfred STONE 20 March 1834

Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  Frederick Mortimer COLE (b.2 August 1818, Rodman, New York, USA  d. 20 March 1903, , Indiana, USA)
m. Martha Ann DALE 7 October 1843

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Eleazer Burnham COLE (b.8 January 1821, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA  d. 22 March 1906, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA)
m. Alvira POTTER 9 November 1849

Grave has been locatedflag baby girl ancestor Mary Jane COLE (b.2 March 1823, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA  d. 21 February 1825, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA)

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Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Genealogy of Rebecca BURNHAM

1803 marriage

NOTE: This is likely Rebecca Burnham Cole, though not completely proven.

Hanover Cemetery, Morristown, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
5 February 1782
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1803 Marriage / Partner
Rebecca BURNHAM and Abel COLE 6 October 1803, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
1804 Birth of Child
Caroline COLE was born 7 August 1804, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
1806 Birth of Child
Albert Burnham COLE was born 18 May 1806, , New York, USA
1807 Birth of Child
Lorinda Jeanette COLE was born 29 October 1807, Exeter, Otsego, New York, USA
1809 Birth of Child
Cordelia Dyer COLE was born 23 September 1809, Rodman, New York, USA
1814 Birth of Child
Eddy Russell COLE was born 5 August 1814, Rodman, New York, USA
1816 Birth of Child
Lucy Huntington COLE was born 23 August 1816, Rodman, New York, USA
1818 Birth of Child
Frederick Mortimer COLE was born 2 August 1818, Rodman, New York, USA
1821 Birth of Child
Eleazer Burnham COLE was born 8 January 1821, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA
1823 Birth of Child
Mary Jane COLE was born 2 March 1823, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA
1825 Death of Child
Mary Jane COLE died 21 February 1825, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA
1838 Death of Child
Cordelia Dyer COLE died 9 September 1838, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

1850 Hanover, Shelby, Indiana

name: Rebecca Cole
residence: Hanover, Shelby, Indiana
age: 68 years
calculated birth year: 1782
birthplace: Vermont
gender: Female
race (original):
race (expanded):
death month:
death year:
film number: 442950
digital gs number: 4192477
image number: 00341
line number: 9
dwelling house number: 178
family number: 185
marital status:
free or slave:
Household Gender Age
Abel Cole M 71y
Rebecca...

1850 Death of Child
Caroline COLE died 16 October 1850, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA

1860 - Hanover Township, Indiana

Name: Rebecca Cole
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1860
Event Place: Hanover Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 79
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1781
Birthplace: Vermont
Page: 122
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Albert B Cole Male 54 N. Y.
Elizabeth Cole Female 47 Ind
Caroline Cole Female 23 Ind
Maria E Cole Female 20 Ind
Oscar A Cole Male 18 Ind
Barton W Cole Male 16 Ind
Ernest B...

1860 Death of Spouse/Partner
Abel COLE died 17 February 1860, Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA
12 July 1862
Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA

Rebecca is buried at: Hanover Cemetery, Morristown, Shelby County, Indiana, USA

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/11/2016 9:01:25 AM

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