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  (b. 2 June 1786 Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)   d. abt. 1842 Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA )  

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Polly BURNHAM was born 2 June 1786 in Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants). Polly 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)

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She married  Allen DRAPER abt 1806 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Allen DRAPER  was born 13 August 1782 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA.  He died abt. 1855 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA.  He was the son of James DRAPER and Ruth PIERCE.

Polly BURNHAM died abt. 1842 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA.
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Polly BURNHAM married flag  Allen DRAPER-- Date: abt 1806 Place: Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
Allen DRAPER was the son of James DRAPER and Ruth PIERCE


flag  Laura DRAPER (b.19 August 1804, , Vermont, USA  d. 8 August 1892, Bennington, Vermont, USA)
m. Rufus Welcome BANGS 16 September 1827

flag  Cordelia DRAPER (b.abt. 1809, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 28 August 1895, Bennington, Vermont, USA)

flag  Lucy B DRAPER (b.abt. 1820, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 1899?, , Illinois, USA)
m. Charles Wright SPENCER 5 February 1856

flag  Charlotte E DRAPER (b.abt. 1824, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. bef. 1850?, , Vermont, USA)
m. Gilbert Chester ROBINSON 17 May 1844

flag  Alonzo P DRAPER (b.abt. 1833, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA  d. 16 October 1856, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

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Shaftsbury Center Cemetery
2 June 1786
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.

USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire

World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

USA 1816 - Year without a summer

USA 1819 - The Panic of 1819 - A combination of bad banking practices; too much land speculation and competition from Europe caused the United States to enter its first economic depression.

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed

USA 1826 - July 4 – Former US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.

USA 1827 - February 28 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.

USA 1830 - May 28 – The Indian Removal Act marks the beginning of the forced relocation of five tribes of native Americans, known as Trail of Tears

USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence

USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States

1804 Birth of Child
Laura DRAPER was born 19 August 1804, , Vermont, USA


Name: Polly Burnham Draper
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 1842
Event Place: Shaftsbury, , Vermont, United States
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Spouse's Name: Allen Draper
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GS Film number: 27535
Digital Folder Number: 004543233
Image Number: 00422

"Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954," index and images, FamilySearch...

Polly is buried at: Shaftsbury Center Cemetery

(near Baptist church)
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

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

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