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Comfort (Bagwell) Burton (1663 - 1723)

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Comfort Burton formerly Bagwell aka Leatherbury
Born in Accomack Co., Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about (to about ) in Accomack County, Virginiamap
Wife of — married about in Accomack County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Sussex County, Delawaremap
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Bagwell-30 created 3 May 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 9 Dec 2017
16:48: Gerald Jones edited the Death Date and Status Indicators for Comfort (Bagwell) Burton. (Edit biography. Correct errors from suggestion report.) [Thank Gerald for this]
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Comfort Bagwell was born in about 1663 in Accomack County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Thomas Bagwell and his wife, Ann (Stockley) Bagwell.[1]

Comfort married Perry Leatherbury in about 1680 in Accomack Co., Virginia. They had the following 4 children:

  1. Perry LEATHERBURY b: ABT 1681 in Accomac Co. Va.
  2. Charles LEATHERBURY b: ABT 1685 in Accomac Co. Va.
  3. Thomas LEATHERBURY b: ABT 1687 in Accomac Co. Va.
  4. Edmund LEATHERBURY b: ABT 1683 in Accomac Co. Va.

Perry Leatherbury died in about 1690 and Comfort remarried to Robert Burton in Accomack County, Virginia in about 1692. They moved to Sussex County, Delaware, shortly thereafter, in 1692, establishing a plantation in Indian River Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware.

Comfort and Robert Burton may have had the following 3 children:

  1. Comfort, b: ABT 1693 in Accomack Co., Va.
  2. Ann, b: 30 SEP 1693 in Sussex Co., Delaware
  3. Patience, b: ABT 1694 in Sussex Co., Delaware

Comfort (Bagwell, Leatherbury) Burton died in Indian River Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, in April 1709. Her will was proven then.

Birth 1663 Accomack, Virginia
Death 05 APR 1709 Accomack, Virginia[2]


  1. The Leeds Family Tree - Comfort Bagwell
  2., Public Member Trees [Record for Ann Stockley; Record for Ann Leatherbury] database online (Provo, UT, USA, The Generations Network, Inc., 2006). The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006

See also:


  • WikiTree profile Bagwell-42 created through the import of Clayton Burton_2009-10-26.ged on Jul 4, 2011 by Clayton Burton.
  • WikiTree profile Bagwell-41 created through the import of Clayton Burton_2009-10-26.ged on Jul 4, 2011 by Clayton Burton.
  • Tommy Knowles, firsthand knowledge, no source

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