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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
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Died in Huron Co., OHmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 16 Nov 2014
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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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