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  (b. 9 January 1787 Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)   d. 5 June 1830 Springport, New York, USA )  
Age: 44

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Asa Norman BURNHAM was born 9 January 1787 in Shaftsbury, Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants). Asa Norman 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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Asa Norman  married  Martha Slocum HAMMOND 20 October 1818 in Manhattan, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Martha Slocum HAMMOND  was born 2 August 1798 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.  Martha Slocum died 26 April 1830 in Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs).  Martha Slocum was the child of Thomas HAMMOND and Sarah SLOCUM.

Asa Norman BURNHAM died 5 June 1830 in Springport, New York, USA .
Details of the family tree of Asa appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the U.S. into the “United States of the Earth.”
Did You Know?French explorer Samuel de Champlain called the Green Mountains of Vermont 'Verd Mont' (green mountain) on his 1647 map. (

Prior to 1685 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New England
1776 - 1791 - Vermont Republic (New Hampshire Grants)
March 4, 1791 - Vermont becomes 14th U.S. state

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Asa Norman BURNHAM married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Martha Slocum HAMMOND-- Date: 20 October 1818 Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
Martha Slocum HAMMOND was the child of Thomas HAMMOND and Sarah SLOCUM

NY Spectator 20 Oct 1818
Burnham - Hammond
Last evening by Rev ____, Asa N. Burnham, Esq. of Union Springs, Cayuga co. to Miss Martha S. Hammond, daughter of Thomas Hammond, Esq. of New Bedford

Name: Asa Norman Burnham
Event Type: Marriage
Gender: Male
Spouse: Martha Slocum Hammons
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 26 Oct 1818
Marriage Place: New York, All Boroughs, New York, USA U.S., Dutch Reformed Church Records from Selected States, 1660-1926 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Dutch Reformed Church Records from New York and New Jersey. Holland Society of New York, New York, New York.

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1787 Birth
9 January 1787
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
From 'The History of Cayuga County 1789-1879' page 364 Union Springs / Town of Springport ~nycayuga/ storke/ page364.html
'Dr. John Mosher, Capt. William Cozzens and Asa Burnham, started a store in the fall of 1815, which they continued for several years. Burnham and Mosher afterwards did business alone, the former but a few years, the latter continuing till about 1842.'

Asa was Inspector of Common Schools and Commissioner of Common Schools, Union Springs (History of Cayuga County by Elliot G. Storke, p. 363), married Martha Slocum Hammond

1818 Marriage / Partner
Asa Norman BURNHAM and Martha Slocum HAMMOND 20 October 1818, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)
Appointments By The Council
...Cayuga - Asa N. Burnham, commissioner to acknowledge deeds &c;...

Date: July 14, 1819
Location: New York
Paper: National Advocate
1819 Birth of Child
Thomas Hammond BURNHAM was born 14 November 1819, Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)
1821 Birth of Child
Norman Huntington BURNHAM was born 12 June 1821, Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)
Asa Norman BURNHAM - 1824, Springport, NY - Town Officers Source: Unknown
1824, Springport, NY - Town Officers
Source: Unknown
Source: FHL Film 0861028 - Cayuga County, New York, Probate Records - Surrogates Records Box 7 (part 2 of 2); microfilm; for Family History Library, Salt Lake City [Note: Surrogates Records Box 7 filmed on two rolls]
Asa N. BURNHAM of Springport; 1830
Bond: Eleazer BURNHAM; Seneca WOOD (Ledyard); Thomas WOOD (Auburn)
Children under 14: Thomas H., Norman H., & Sally C. BURNHAM
Father: Asa BURNHAM
'Inventory of Debts due BURNHAM & COZZINS 1/ 2 such July 16, 1830'
Asa Norman BURNHAM - Death  New York Morning Herald New York, New York June 26, 1830

New York Morning Herald
New York, New York
June 26, 1830
1830 Birth of Child
Sarah Crocker BURNHAM was born 14 April 1830, Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)
1830 - Died - "At Union Springs, N.Y. Mrs. Martha Slocum Burnham, wife of Mr. Asa N. Burnham, aged 32 years"

The Newport Mercury
Newport, Rhode Island
May 8, 1830
1830 Death
5 June 1830
Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)
The creditors of Asa N. Burnham, late of Springport in Cayuga county, deceased, and all persons having claims against said deceased, will take notice that it is hereby required of them to exhibit the same with the vouchers thereof, according to law, to the subscriber, at his dwelling house in the town of Ledyard, in said county, on or before the fifteenth day of August next, or they will lose the benefit of the Statues in such case made and provided. All persons indebted are required to make immediate payment. - Dated February 8, 1831.

ELEAZAR BURNHAM, Administrator

Date: August 03, 1831
Location: New York
Paper: Cayuga Patriot
'The few old landmarks of the early settlers which remain in Union Springs are being rapidly obliterated and it may not be considered out of place to locate a few of the more recent.'

'When the old, red stone building of Pierson's, on the corner of Cayuga and Mill streets, was torn down, it took some time--even with the help of the date of the building, 1810, found on the corner-stone--for the oldest inhabitant to recall that it was built by William Burling. Asa Burnham kept a store there. '
"The Indian and the Pioneer" by Rose N. Yawger - published 1893 by W. Bardeen, Syracuse, N.Y.
"In 1929 when the village was celebrating the 150th anniversary of settlement, Mabel Casey wrote:"
'The rest of the town was on Main street, reaching from Captain Cozzens' place (afterwards Mr. Arnold's) to John Yawger's tavern, which was on the site of the brick house afterwards built by Daniel Yawger, the brick house at the corner of Schoby and Cayuga Street.). There were four dry goods stores, (no groceries), the first north by Asa Burnham on the southwest corner of the street leading to the grist mill, in a stone building. He lived in the same building; another kept by Isaac Valentine, about half-way between Burnham's and one kept by Laban Hoskins, which was nearly opposite his residence; the fourth was John Mosher's which was about on the site of the Baptist church…'

'Some of the first inhabitants were Captain Cozzens, Aunt Amy, then the widow White, and her mother, Aunt Lizzy Mosher. They had a row of poplar trees in front of their house, (about the only shade trees the village could boast. (Mary Jane Webb's home is that house.) Dr. John Mosher, Uncle Esek Mosher,...Read MORE...

"Recollections of Early Union Springs"

Asa is buried at: Old Quaker Cemetery

Union Springs, New York
Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 3/14/2018 4:57:28 PM
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