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William Burnham (1652 - 1730)

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William Burnham
Born in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, New Englandmap [uncertain]
Husband of — married in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, New Englandmap
Died in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, New Englandmap
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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


Place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA


Note: #N02491


  • Source: Burnham, Roderick H., Genealogical Records of Thomas Burnham, the Emigrant and his Descendants, Hartford: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co. 1894. p. 16
  • Source: Loomis, Elisha S., Ph.D., Descendants of Joseph Loomis in America, 1909, p 131
  • Source: Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: Baltimore, Maryland, 1977,, p. 122 - 123.
  • Personal research-- a copy of Thomas Burnham's Will records William as his son. I found no record of William's birth.

1) Title: Winthrop family papers Dates: 1537-1990 Bulk Dates: 1620-1900 Physical Description: 62 document boxes, 121 volumes, 5 extra-tall volumes, and 6 oversize boxes Call Number: Ms. N-262; Ms. N-263 (photostats) Microfilm Call Number: P-350, 53 reels Repository: Massachusetts Historical Society 1154 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215

  • WikiTree profile Burnham-441 created through the import of McKnight.ged on Apr 21, 2012 by Curtis Baldwin. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Curtis and others.


Note N024918. William2 Burnham, (Thomas1) b. 1652, d. 12 Dec 1730,6 resided in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT.6,
He married (1) Elizabeth Loomis, married 28 Jun 1671,6 b. 7 Aug 1655 in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT, (daughter of Nathaniel Loomis and Elizabeth Moore) d. 19 Nov 1717 in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT.7
19. i. Elizabeth3 Burnham b. 20 May 1682.
20. ii. Rev. William Burnham b. 17 Jul 1684.
iii. Joseph Burnham, b. 7 Aug 1687, d. 20 Apr 1760.probably unmarried.
iv. David Burnham, b. 12 Oct 1689 in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT,7 d. 10 Sep 1741.probably unmarried.
21. v. Nathaniel Burnham b. 3 Jan 1690.
22. vi. Jonathan Burnham b. 21 Mar 1692.
vii. Mary Burnham, b. 2 Sep 1694 in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT,7 d. 17 Apr 1715 in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT.unmarried.
viii. Abigail Burnham, b. 16 Dec 1696 in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT,7 d. 2 Jan 1724. She married Nathaniel Phelps, married 1 Jan 1716. He married (2) Martha (Thompson) Gaylord, d. 1733. Martha: Widow of Eleazur Gaylord.

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On December 21, 2014 at 00:24GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Burnham-747 and Burnham-441 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same death dates, same parents, same wife, birth dates uncertain

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