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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  James  BURNHAM

  (b. abt. 1687 Ipswich, Massachusetts, Dominion of New England   d. 22 May 1757 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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James BURNHAM was born abt. 1687 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, Dominion of New England. James 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

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

James  married  Elizabeth HOUGH 3 June 1728 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Elizabeth HOUGH  was born abt. 1681 in New London, Connecticut, USA.  Elizabeth died 16 October 1749 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA. 

James BURNHAM died 22 May 1757 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
Details of the family tree of James appear below.
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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

  • Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
  • Biography
    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...

    History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
  • Norwich, Connecticut
    James Burnham, admitted as an inhabitant in 1710, married, in 1728,
    Elizabeth Hough, and died May 22, 1757.

    The History of Norwich (1866)
    Author: Caulkins, Frances Manwaring, 1795-1869
    Publisher: [Hartford] The author
  • 1728 Marriage / Partner
    James BURNHAM and Elizabeth HOUGH 3 June 1728, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1729 Birth of Child
    James BURNHAM was born 17 November 1729, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
  • 1732 Birth of Child
    William BURNHAM was born 8 May 1732, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

  • Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1749 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Elizabeth HOUGH died 16 October 1749, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 9/1/2021 3:00:40 PM

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