Benjamin  Burgess

Benjamin Burgess (1728 - 1805)

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Mr. Benjamin Burgess
Born in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Islandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Newport, Newport Co., Rhode Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Newport, Hants Co., NSmap
Burgess-173 created 18 Apr 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 17 Jun 2017
08:54: James Carr edited the Birth Place for Benjamin Burgess. (Corrected location error) [Thank James for this]
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Benjamin was born in 1728. Benjamin Burgess ... [1]

Benjamin Burgess, the Nova Scotia Planter, was recorded as being in Newport, NS on December 30, 1772.

Benjamin's sons Edward Burgess and John Burgess were recorded as being in Newport, NS on September 5, 1781.

Benjamin's and Hannah Church's son Joseph Burgess is my Great Great Great Grandfather. Joseph's son William my Great Great Grandfather was located at Scotch Village, Hants County, NS in a later census. DWC [Coldwell-1]


  1. First-hand information as remembered by Matthew Hill, Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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