James died on 9 Feb. 1789 at Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut and was buried at Old Judea Cemetery, Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut. His memorial has photos, biographical material and links to those of family members.
Children of James and Sarah
James Burgess (b. May 11, 1745 in Branford, CT) married Lydia Bennett.
Ezra Burgess (b. April 3, 1747 in Branford, CT)
Ebenezer Burgess (b. June 16, 1749 in Woodbury, CT)
Sarah Burgess (b. August 9, 1751 in Woodbury, CT) married Jonathan Churchill.
Irene Burgess (b. August 9, 1752 in Woodbury, CT) married Robert Lemmon.
Hannah Burgess (b. August 9, 1754 in Woodbury, CT)
Mary Burgess b. 1756 married Benjamin Troop.
Jane Burgess (b. in Woodbury, CT - baptized Nov. 16, 1760)
Test results received from one representative of this family match the markers of descendants of Joseph Burgess of Bergen Co., New Jersey, and James Burgess of Sussex Co., England; they have a common Burgess ancestor, name unknown.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with James by comparing test results with other
carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with James: