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flag  Eleazer (Eleazar)  BURNHAM

  (b. 12 March 1722Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. January 1766Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  
Summary: Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM was born 12 March 1722 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM was the child of Eleazer BURNHAM and Lydia WATERMAN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas BURNHAM and Lydia PENGRY (PINGREE) (maternal)  Thomas WATERMAN and Miriam TRACY

He married  Mary NORMAN 2 November 1752 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Mary NORMAN  was born 1729 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She died 9 June 1811 in , Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of James NORMAN and Mary RUDD.

Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM died January 1766 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
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Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? In 1811, Chief Tecumseh met with Creek Indian leaders in Tuckabatchee, Alabama, and tried to persuade them to join him in his fight against the Americans. Unsuccessful, he shouted, "When I get back to Detroit I will stamp my foot upon the ground and shake down every house in Tuckabatchee." A month later, the great earthquakes of 1811 shook and enormous region. The Indians at Tuckabatchee hurried to their lodges, exclaiming, "Tecumseh has reached Detroit. Feel the earth move with his foot!"

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
Norwich, Connecticut, USA - New London and Norwich
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
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Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Bird's Eye View from Laurel Hill, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Bird's Eye View from Laurel Hill, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Preston Bridge, Shetucket River, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Preston Bridge, Shetucket River, Norwich, Conn.
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Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Norwich Inn Equestrians
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
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Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM married flag Mary NORMAN-- Date: 2 November 1752 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Mary NORMAN was the daughter of James NORMAN and Mary RUDD

1752 NORMAN Eleazer Burnam & mary Norman both of Norwich were married together on ye Second day of Novr: 1752: Marriage

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913.

American Revolutionary War Soldier flag Asa W BURNHAM (b.28 August 1753, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1 January 1846, Ledyard, New York, USA )

flag Joshua BURNHAM (b.10 May 1756, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 12 January 1761, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

flag Joshua BURNHAM (b.9 April 1762, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

flag Samuel BURNHAM (b.10 December 1764, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

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1722 Birth
Name: Eleazar Burnam
Gender: Male
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Birth Date: 12 Mar...

1722/23 - Norwich, Connecticut
1722 BURNAM Eleazar Burnam, was born ye 12th day of march 1722/ 3 of Eleazar & Lydea Birth

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News In the freshet of February, 1727, four of the town bridges were swept away, and among them was this which crossed the Shetucket.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874 -

News 1729 Norwich town common established
In 1729, the proprietors agree, vote, and grant, "that the Plain in the Town Platt, called the...Read MORE...

News 1729 Flood (Norwich)
The Boston News-Letter notices an extraordinary flood of the Shetucket at Norwich, 28th of...Read MORE...

News 1730 - Norwich Rattlesnakes
1730. Voted, that whosoever shall kill a rattlesnake within this township at any time within one...Read MORE...

News 1737 Flood (Norwich)
A thaw and freshet of unusual power and rapidity of action occurred Jan. 16, 1737. The Shetucket...Read MORE...

1752 Marriage / Partner
Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM and Mary NORMAN 2 November 1752, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1753 Birth of Child
Asa W BURNHAM was born 28 August 1753, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

1756 Birth of Child
Joshua BURNHAM was born 10 May 1756, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1761 Death of Child
Joshua BURNHAM died 12 January 1761, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1762 Birth of Child
Joshua BURNHAM was born 9 April 1762, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

News 1764 - Leffingwell's Bridge completed (Norwich)
June 20, 1764. " Leffingwell's Bridge over Shetacket river at Norwich Landing it completed. It is...Read MORE...

1764 Birth of Child
Samuel BURNHAM was born 10 December 1764, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

January 1766
Norwich, Connecticut, USA

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