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

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Mary BURNHAM was born 16 October 1714 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut . Mary 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

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Mary  married  Joshua PRIOR 31 January 1735 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Joshua PRIOR  was born 1 August 1709 in Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA (Cedar Crest) (South Duxbury) (West Duxbury).  Joshua died abt. 1784 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Joshua was the child of Benjamin PRIOR and Bethia PRATT.

Mary BURNHAM died abt. 1789 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .
Details of the family tree of Mary appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1786: Shays"s Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to protest high state taxes and stiff penalties for failure to pay.
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

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Mary BURNHAM


Mary BURNHAM married flag male ancestor Joshua PRIOR-- Date: 31 January 1735 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Joshua PRIOR was the child of Benjamin PRIOR and Bethia PRATT

Children of Joshua PRIOR and Mary BURNHAM:

flag male ancestor Josiah PRIOR (b.5 May 1735, Middletown, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 21 July 1799, Middletown, Connecticut, USA)
m. Lucy TRYON 1 January 1759 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA

flag male ancestor Joshua PRIOR (b.abt. 1744, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. , )

flag male ancestor Joseph PRIOR (b.7 September 1746, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. , )

flag male ancestor Benjamin PRIOR (b.7 September 1746, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. , )

flag male ancestor John PRIOR (b.abt. 1750, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 22 January 1777, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )

Grave has been locatedAmerican Revolutionary War Soldier flag male ancestor Simeon PRIOR (b.16 May 1754, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 29 June 1837, Northampton, Summit, Ohio, USA)
m. Katharine WRIGHT 1783

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1714 Birth
16 October 1714
Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1714 - Norwich, Connecticut
1714 BURNAM Mary Burnam was born octobr 16th 1714 of Eleazar & Lydea Birth

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online db. 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.

Name: Mary Burnam
Gender: Female
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Birth Date: 16 Oct 1714
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Name Note:
Father's Name: Eleazer Burnam
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Mother's Name: Lydea
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: 7450312
Syst Origin: Connecticut-ODM
Source Film Number: unknown
Reference Number:
Collection: Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
1735 Marriage / Partner
Mary BURNHAM and Joshua PRIOR 31 January 1735, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1735 Birth of Child
Josiah PRIOR was born 5 May 1735, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
1746 Birth of Child
Benjamin PRIOR was born 7 September 1746, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1746 Birth of Child
Joseph PRIOR was born 7 September 1746, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1754 Birth of Child
Simeon PRIOR was born 16 May 1754, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1777 Death of Child
John PRIOR died 22 January 1777, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
name: Mary Prior
gender: Female
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death date: 1789
death place: Connecticut
age: 75
birth date: 1714
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indexing project (batch) number: B03486-6
system origin: Connecticut-EASy
gs film number: 3245
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'Connecticut, Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' index, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F7F5-NYM : accessed 07 Mar 2013), Mary Prior, 1789; citing reference , FHL microfilm 3245.
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/28/2021 2:37:57 PM
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