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flag  Eleazer  BURNHAM

  (b. 5 September 1678Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony   d. 1743Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  
Summary: Eleazer BURNHAM was born 5 September 1678 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Eleazer BURNHAM was the child of Thomas BURNHAM and Lydia PENGRY (PINGREE) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas BURNHAM and Marie LAWRENCE (maternal)  Moses PENGRY and Lydia Abigail CLEMENTS

He married  Lydia WATERMAN 20 November 1708 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Lydia WATERMAN  was born 7 August 1683 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She died 22 December 1738 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of Thomas WATERMAN and Miriam TRACY.

Eleazer BURNHAM died 1743 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (statesymbolsusa.org)

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? July 7, 1898 - U.S. annexes Hawaii by an act of Congress.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - Choates Bridge built 1764. The Oldest Stone Arch Bridge in America, Ipswich, Mass.
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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - The Old Hayes Tavern, Ipswich, Mass.
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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - Main Street, Ipswich, Mass.
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Main Street, Ipswich, Mass.
Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - Steamboat Landing, Ipswich, Mass.
Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Steamboat Landing, Ipswich, Mass.
Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - Ipswich Mills, Ipswich, Mass.
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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - Ipswich, Mass. Ipswich River at foot of Summer St.
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Ipswich, Mass. Ipswich River at foot of Summer St.
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Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Monument - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, New London, Connecticut -- The thirty-five original proprietors of Norwich, Connecticut were:

Thomas Adgate, Richard Edgerton, Maj. John Mason, Robert Allyn, John Elderkin, Dr. John Olmstead, Stephen Backus, Rev. James Fitch, John Pease, Lieut.William Backus, John Gager, John Post, John Baldwin, Stephen Gifford, Josiah Reed, Thomas Bingham, Francis Griswold, John Reynolds, John Birchard, Thomas Howard, Jonathan Royce, Morgan Bowers,Christopher Huntington, Nehemiah Smith, Thomas Bliss, Simon Huntington, John Tracy, John Bradford, Samuel Hyde, Lieut. Thomas Tracy, Hugh Calkins, William Hyde, Ens. Thomas Waterman, John Calkins, Lieut. Thomas Leffingwell
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
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Eleazer BURNHAM married flag Lydia WATERMAN-- Date: 20 November 1708 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Lydia WATERMAN was the daughter of Thomas WATERMAN and Miriam TRACY


1708 BURNAM Eleazar Burnam and Lydea Waterman ware Married the 25th Day of Novembr 1708. Marriage

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. NewEnglandAncestors.org. 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.

Children:
flag Lydia BURNHAM (b.1 September 1709, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

flag Elizabeth BURNHAM (b.19 October 1711, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 14 April 1730, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

flag Mary BURNHAM (b.16 October 1714, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1789, Norwich, Connecticut, USA)

flag Daniel BURNHAM (b.21 March 1717, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1798, )

flag Sarah BURNHAM (b.8 August 1720, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

flag Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM (b.12 March 1722, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. January 1766, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)


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1678 Birth
Birth - Eleazzer, s. Thomas, jr., Sept. 5, 1678. CTR (court record, Essex Co. Quarterly...Read MORE...


Bio
Another name found in this society at an early period is that of Burnham. Eleazar Burnham was...Read MORE...


IPSWICH, ESSEX, MA -- 1678
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
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World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.


USA 1692 - March 1 - Salem Witch Trials
In Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, many people believed in and feared witchcraft. Consequently, when two young girls fell into trances and had seizures that doctors could not explain, many people in...Read MORE...


1703
"Eleazer Burnham was recognized as a resident of Norwich in 1703. In 1704, he applied for liberty...Read MORE...


Norwich, Connecticut
Another name found in this society at an early period is that of Burn- ham. Eleazar Burnham was...Read MORE...


NORWICH, NEW LONDON, CT -- 1703


1708 Marriage / Partner
Eleazer BURNHAM and Lydia WATERMAN 20 November 1708, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1709 Birth of Child
Lydia BURNHAM was born 1 September 1709, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
News Norwich justice
The penalties at this time (first half of 18th century) were :

For drunkenness, a fine, (5s. to ...Read MORE...


1711 Birth of Child
Elizabeth BURNHAM was born 19 October 1711, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1714 Birth of Child
Mary BURNHAM was born 16 October 1714, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1717 Birth of Child
Daniel BURNHAM was born 21 March 1717, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1720 Birth of Child
Sarah BURNHAM was born 8 August 1720, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
News 1720 Flood
Sept. 4, 1720. " The flood raised Norwich river to a prodigious height; stacks of hay floated down...Read MORE...


News 1722 - Clever Indian in Norwich
An Indian being found drunk, was brought before Mr. Justice Bushnell, and sentenced according to...Read MORE...


1722 Birth of Child
Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM was born 12 March 1722, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
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...


1730 Death of Child
Elizabeth BURNHAM died 14 April 1730, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
News 1737 Flood (Norwich)
A thaw and freshet of unusual power and rapidity of action occurred Jan. 16, 1737. The Shetucket...Read MORE...


1738 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lydia WATERMAN died 22 December 1738, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Death
1743
Norwich, Connecticut, USA


Eleazer is buried at:
buried in Norwich, Connecticut.
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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