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flag   Asa Norman  BURNHAM

  (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)

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He 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.  She died 26 April 1830 in Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs).  She was the daughter of Thomas HAMMOND and Sarah SLOCUM.

Asa Norman BURNHAM died 5 June 1830 in Springport, New York, USA .
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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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Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
Old Mill at Shaftsbury, Vermont (1910)

Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
Spring Brook Farm, 1925

Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
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Asa Norman BURNHAM married flag  Martha Slocum HAMMOND-- Date: 20 October 1818 Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
Martha Slocum HAMMOND was the daughter 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.


flag  Thomas Hammond BURNHAM (b.14 November 1819, Springport, New York, USA   d. abt. 1853, Manhattan, New York, USA )
m. Mary Reed FISHER 25 March 1845

flag  Norman Huntington BURNHAM (b.12 June 1821, Springport, New York, USA   d. 1 October 1841, Manhattan, New York, USA )

flag  Sarah Crocker BURNHAM (b.14 April 1830, Springport, New York, USA   d. 30 November 1834, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA)

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Asa Norman BURNHAM
1824, Springport, NY - Town Officers Source: Unknown

Asa Norman BURNHAM
Death New York Morning Herald New York, New York June 26, 1830
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...

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

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

USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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

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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.

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1818 Marriage / Partner
Asa Norman BURNHAM and Martha Slocum HAMMOND 20 October 1818, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

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)

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"

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


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...Read MORE...


"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...Read MORE...

"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 ...Read MORE...

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

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