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Oliver Burgess (1817 - 1897)

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Rev. Oliver Burgess
Born in Frederick Co., MDmap
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Husband of — married about in Ohiomap
Descendants descendants
Died in Huron Co., OHmap [uncertain]
Burgess-4330 created 16 Nov 2014 | Last modified | Last edit: 26 Dec 2017
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Grandfather of actor Burgess Meredith.

Rev. Oliver and Caroline M. (Coggswell) Burgess, the former of whom was one of the pioneer clergymen of the Methodist Episcopal church in Ohio....He was born in Frederick county, Maryland, in the year 1817, the son of William Pitt Burgess, who removed to Mount Vernon, Ohio, when his son was a boy…”[1]



  1. Joseph P. Smith, ed., History of the Republican Party in Ohio (Chicago, 1898), 2:554: (in biographical sketch of brother Howard H. Burgess

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