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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Thomas  BURNHAM

  (b. June 1623 Norwich, Norfolk, England   d. 19 May 1694 Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay )  

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Thomas BURNHAM was born June 1623 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Thomas BURNHAM was the child of Robert BURNHAM   and   Mary ANDREWS and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Richard? ANDREWS and Elizabeth? UNKNOWN

Thomas was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1635.

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

Thomas  married  Marie LAWRENCE June 1645 in Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony .  The couple had (at least) 14 children. Marie LAWRENCE  was born 10 April 1625 in Saint Albans, Hertfordshire, England.  Marie died 27 March 1715 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA.  Marie was the child of Thomas LAWRENCE and Joan ANTROBUS.

Thomas BURNHAM died 19 May 1694 in Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay.

Lieutenant Thomas Burnham, one of the three brothers who came in 1635 from England in the ship Angel Gabriel, after being wrecked on the coast of Maine, settled at Chebacco (Ipswich), Mass. He joined the Pequot Expedition, 1636 or 7; was selectman in 1647, and on town committees; 1664 made sargeant of Ipswich company; 1665 made ensign; 1683 appointed Lieutenant; Deputy to the General Court in 1683, 1684 and 1685. In 1667, "Thomas Burnham is granted the privilege of erecting saw-mill on the Chebacco river near the falls;" 1657 "a road or way to be laid out through Thomas Burnham's land, across the swamp;" 1678 "Ensign Thomas Burnham, of Ipswich, has right of commonage according to law." He owned much real estate in Ipswich and also in Chebacco. His houses and farms were divided between his sons Thomas and James.--Burnham Genealogy

IMMIGRANT, 1635
PEQUOT WAR VETERAN
DEPUTY TO THE GENERAL COURT
SELECTMAN


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The Wreck of the Angel Gabriel – My Ancestors who Crashed into America

While searching for Thomas Burnham (1623, Norwich, Norfolk, England - 19 May 1694, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts), I read an article about him possibly being one of three brothers who came to America in 1635 from England on the ship Angel Gabriel. Angel Gabriel was wrecked on the coast of Maine at Pemaquid Point in an August storm, possibly known as the “Great Colonial Hurricane of 1635”.

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  • Biography
    Thomas, son of Robert Burnham, was born in Norwich England, about 1619. He deposed that his age was about forty, March 29, 1659. He calls Simon Tuttle brother (i.e. brother-in-law), and mentioned his uncle John Tuttle (probably his wife's) in England. His wife Mary, aged thirty-five, deposed concerning her mother, Mrs. Tuttle, at the same time. He was a carpenter by trade, and became lieutenant of the militia company; was Deputy to the General...Read MORE...


  • 1623 Birth
    June 1623
    Norwich, Norfolk, England
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    Angel Gabriel
  • Angel Gabriel
    'The great storm of August 15, 1635 was probably one of the most severe and destructive ever known on the coast of New England. It ravaged the whole coast from Nova Scotia to Manhattan (New York) and probably further south...This storm was very severe at Pemaquid, but we are indebted chiefly to a disasterous shipwreck that occured here for what information we have of its ravages. June 22nd, previously, two ships, the Angel Gabriel of two...Read MORE...


  • Misc
    “Lt. Thomas Burnham also joined the Pequot Expedition in 1637 along with his brother, John. He was made Selectman in 1647; Sergeant of the Ipswich Company in 1664; made Ensign in 1665 and was commissioned as Lieutenant in 1683. He was Deputy to the General Court from 1683 to 1685 and on town committees. In 1667 he was granted the privilege of erecting a saw mill on the Chebacco River. He owned much land both in Chebacco and in Ipswich which was...Read MORE...


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    Map of Ipswich in 1640

    Read more about Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
    Waters, Thomas F. Candlewood an Ancient Neighborhood in Ipswich with Genealogies of John Brown, William Fellows, and Robert Kinsman. Massachusetts: Salem Press, 1909.

  • Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
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  • 1645 Marriage / Partner
    Thomas BURNHAM and Marie LAWRENCE June 1645, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA


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Thomas BURNHAM married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor Marie LAWRENCE-- Date: June 1645 Place: Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. NewEnglandAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. CD-ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001.


Marie LAWRENCE was the child of Thomas LAWRENCE and Joan ANTROBUS


"Thomas1 & Mary [LAWRENCE]/ TUTTLE?; 1645?; Ipswich {Cushing (ms) 38, 93, 186, 285, 288; Woodbury (1904) 151; Andrews (1890) 180; Tuttle xxxv; Cogswell 19}"

Children of Thomas BURNHAM and Marie LAWRENCE:

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag male ancestor Thomas BURNHAM (b.19 January 1646, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 21 February 1728, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. Lydia PENGRY (PINGREE) 13 February 1665 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
m. Hester (Esther) COGSWELL 16 December 1689 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

flag male ancestor John BURNHAM (b.abt. 1648, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 12 January 1704, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. Elizabeth WELLS 9 June 1668 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor James BURNHAM (b.13 June 1651, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 30 June 1729, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. Mary COGSWELL 1676 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

flag female ancestor Mary BURNHAM (b.26 October 1654, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. February 1723, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. John CLARK 9 October 1672 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

flag female ancestor Johanna BURNHAM (b.abt. 1654, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 21 May 1694, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. John NEWMARSH (NEWMARCH) 22 November 1671 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

flag female ancestor Abigail BURNHAM (b.28 June 1656, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 1 March 1731, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

Ancestor is complete!flag baby girl ancestor Ruth BURNHAM (b.1 July 1657, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 30 July 1657, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony)

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Ruth BURNHAM (b.23 August 1658, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 11 January 1724, Woburn, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. John CARTER 20 June 1678 in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA

flag male ancestor Joseph BURNHAM (b.26 September 1660, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 30 June 1729, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

flag male ancestor Nathaniel BURNHAM (b.4 September 1662, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 16 April 1746, Boxford, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. Eunice KINSMAN 1700 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

flag female ancestor Sarah BURNHAM (b.28 June 1664, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 23 December 1696, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. Mescheck FARLEY 6 August 1684 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

flag female ancestor Esther BURNHAM (b.19 March 1665, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 6 October 1749, Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)
m. Matthew PERKINS 23 March 1685 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

flag female ancestor Phebe BURNHAM (b.16 March 1667, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. , )

flag male ancestor Josiah BURNHAM (b.8 April 1671, Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony  d. 12 January 1704 , Ipswich, Province of Massachusetts Bay)



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Biography
Thomas, son of Robert Burnham, was born in Norwich England, about 1619. He deposed that his age was about forty, March 29, 1659. He calls Simon Tuttle brother (i.e. brother-in-law), and mentioned his uncle John Tuttle (probably his wife's) in England. His wife Mary, aged thirty-five, deposed concerning her mother, Mrs. Tuttle, at the same time. He was a carpenter by trade, and became lieutenant of the militia company; was Deputy to the General...Read MORE...


1623 Birth
June 1623
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Angel Gabriel
'The great storm of August 15, 1635 was probably one of the most severe and destructive ever known on the coast of New England. It ravaged the whole coast from Nova Scotia to Manhattan (New York) and probably further south...This storm was very severe at Pemaquid, but we are indebted chiefly to a disasterous shipwreck that occured here for what information we have of its ravages. June 22nd, previously, two ships, the Angel Gabriel of two...Read MORE...


Thomas BURNHAM
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Angel Gabriel
Misc
“Lt. Thomas Burnham also joined the Pequot Expedition in 1637 along with his brother, John. He was made Selectman in 1647; Sergeant of the Ipswich Company in 1664; made Ensign in 1665 and was commissioned as Lieutenant in 1683. He was Deputy to the General Court from 1683 to 1685 and on town committees. In 1667 he was granted the privilege of erecting a saw mill on the Chebacco River. He owned much land both in Chebacco and in Ipswich which was...Read MORE...


Thomas BURNHAM
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Map of Ipswich in 1640

Read more about Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Waters, Thomas F. Candlewood an Ancient Neighborhood in Ipswich with Genealogies of John Brown, William Fellows, and Robert Kinsman. Massachusetts: Salem Press, 1909.

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Postcard
1645 Marriage / Partner
Thomas BURNHAM and Marie LAWRENCE June 1645, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1646 Birth of Child
Thomas BURNHAM was born 19 January 1646, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1651 Birth of Child
James BURNHAM was born 13 June 1651, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1654 Birth of Child
Mary BURNHAM was born 26 October 1654, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1656 Birth of Child
Abigail BURNHAM was born 28 June 1656, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1657 Birth of Child
Ruth BURNHAM was born 1 July 1657, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1658 Birth of Child
Ruth BURNHAM was born 23 August 1658, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1660 Birth of Child
Joseph BURNHAM was born 26 September 1660, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1662 Birth of Child
Nathaniel BURNHAM was born 4 September 1662, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1664 Birth of Child
Sarah BURNHAM was born 28 June 1664, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1665 Birth of Child
Esther BURNHAM was born 19 March 1665, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
1667 Birth of Child
Phebe BURNHAM was born 16 March 1667, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Postcard
1671 Birth of Child
Josiah BURNHAM was born 8 April 1671, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA
Death
From History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton by Joseph B. Felt john-slaughter.rootsweb.com/ IpswichHistory/

'1694, June. Thomas Burnam d. Æ. 71; left a wife, Mary, and children, Thomas, John, James, Mary, Johannah, Abigail, Ruth, Sarah, and Hester. He was of Ipswich in 1647, Selectman, and on town committees; freeman in 1671, Deputy to the General Court in 1683, 1684, 1685.'
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Burnum Thomas, Lt., June __, 1694
www.ma-vitalrecords.org/
Death
From Vital Records of Ipswich, page 511 and 512 www.rootsweb.com
Deaths:

Thomas, Lt., June __, 1694.

Mary, w. Lt. Thomas, Mar. 27, 1715, a. 92 y. GR1
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Pemaquid Point, Maine – August 2004
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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 12/2/2021 11:31:52 PM

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