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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

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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 (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville). 

James BURNHAM died 22 May 1757 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .

Death source:
Title The Burnham Family; Or, Genealogical Records of the Descendants of the Four Emigrants of the Name, who Were Among the Early Settlers in America
Author Roderick Henry BURNHAM
Publisher Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1869


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James BURNHAM married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Elizabeth HOUGH-- Date: 3 June 1728 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut


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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
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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 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
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
marriage1728 Marriage / Partner
James BURNHAM and Elizabeth HOUGH 3 June 1728, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1729 Birth of Child
James BURNHAM was born 17 November 1729, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1732 Birth of Child
William BURNHAM was born 8 May 1732, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Ross Tavern, built 1734
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1749 Death of Spouse/Partner
Elizabeth HOUGH died 16 October 1749, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
death1757 Death
22 May 1757
Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
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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
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1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
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