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  (b. 12 September 1676 Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony   d. 18 August 1727 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Aaron BURNHAM was born 12 September 1676 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Aaron 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

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Aaron  married  Hester BISHOP 4 August 1701 in Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  Hester BISHOP  was born 21 May 1681 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA.  Hester died 18 November 1760 Hester was the child of Samuel BISHOP and Hester (Esther) COGSWELL.

Aaron BURNHAM died 18 August 1727 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .
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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

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Aaron BURNHAM married flag female ancestor Hester BISHOP-- Date: 4 August 1701 Place: Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Hester BISHOP was the child of Samuel BISHOP and Hester (Esther) COGSWELL

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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Old Historical House, built 1669
1676 Birth
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
name: Aron Burnam
gender: Male
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birth date: 12 Sep 1676
birthplace: Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
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father's name: Thomas Burnam
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indexing project (batch) number: C04442-7
system origin: Massachusetts-EASy
source film number: 877468
reference number: 107
Another name found in this society at an early period is that of Burnham. Eleazar Burnham was recognized as an inhabitant in 1703. He was probably the son of Thomas, and born at Ipswich in September, 1678. He married Lydia Waterman, Nov. 20, 1708, and died in 1743.

James Burnham, admitted as an inhabitant in 1710, married, in 1728, Elizabeth Hough, and died May 22, 1757.

Aaron Burnham, a seaman, first mentioned in 1718; cattle-mark enrolled in 1720 ; died Aug. 18, 1727. His will was proved at Ipswich, Oct. 9 of that year. His wife was the sole legatee.

Benjamin Burnham, adm. 1726, married April 20, 1727, Mary Kinsman, He died Oct. 15, 1737.

These four persons came from Ipswich before 1720. The Kinsmans, Palmers and Stevenses were later emigrants, probably from the same place. The Lovetts came from Beverly ; the Rathbuns from Block Island ; and Thomas Crosby from Barnstable.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
1701 Marriage / Partner
Aaron BURNHAM and Hester BISHOP 4 August 1701, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Norwich, Connecticut
Aaron Burnham, a seaman, first mentioned in 1718; cattle-mark enrolled in 1720; died Aug. 18, 1727. His will was proved at Ipswich,
Oct. 9 of that year. His wife was the sole legatee.

The History of Norwich (1866)
Author: Caulkins, Frances Manwaring, 1795-1869
Publisher: [Hartford] The author
Name: Aaron Burnam
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 18 Aug 1727
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Age: 51
Birth Date: 1676
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03213-8
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3098
Reference ID: Page 2

'Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7CQ-6W5 : 9 February 2018), Aaron Burnam, 18 Aug 1727; citing , reference Page 2; FHL microfilm 3,098.
Aaron BURNHAM - Grave
Ames Cemetery Lisbon, New London County, Connecticut, USA

Aaron is buried at: Ames Cemetery Lisbon, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 3/14/2018 9:56:16 AM
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