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Thomas Burgess (1754 - 1839)

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Thomas Burgess
Born in Albemarle, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married in Bedford, Virginiamap
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Died in Logan, Virginiamap
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Bedford County, Virginia Will of William Burgess Book page 307-308. Written 23 April 1778 and proved 27 Julys 1778. Lists son Thomas Burgess. William Burgess will states, "I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Burgess one hundred fifty one acres of land being the place whereon I now dwell in Bedford County, but my dear wife Susannah Burgess is to have it as long as she remains a widow. I bequeath to my son Thomas Burgess my two year boy mare, one smooth bore gun."

Bedford County, Virginia Marriage Records Thomas Burgess and Wynna Caudle Key dated 21 Dec 1789.

Deeds Bedford County, Virginia On 28 Jan 1793 Thomas Burgess sold property to John Thurman.

Deeds Montgomery County, Virginia August 1805, Thomas Burgess bought 4 acres from John Toneyon the East River in Montgomery County, Virginia. Archl Mitchell witness. This area became Giles County, Virginia in 1806.

Thomas Burgess, "United States Census, 1810'" ( : Thomas Burgess, Giles, Virginia, United States; citing p. 382, NARA microfilm publication M252 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 68; FHL microfilm 181,428.

Tax List Giles County, Virginia 1815 Giles County, Virginia Deeds; March 2, 1815 Thomas Burgess is living on the North side of the East River in Giles County, Virginia. Thomas is the proud owner of 4 horses and two cows. Hiram Burgess his son, is married and living a few doors away.

Thomas Burgess, "United States Census, 1820"' ( : Thomas Burgess, Barboursville, Cabell, Virginia, United States; citing p. 81, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 130; FHL microfilm 193,689.

Cabell County, Virginia (now West Virginia) Deed Book 5 page 586 This Indenture the 24th day of July in the year of our Lord 1822 between John Preston of the County of Bottetourt and State of Virginia of one part and Thomas Burgefs of the county of Cabell & State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Preston in consideration of one dollar to him in hand paid by the said Thomas Burgess at or before the sealing of these presents the receipt when of is hereby acknowledged and for the good & consideration the said John Preston hath bargained and based and by these presents doth bargain and lease unto the said Thomas Burgefs all that tract or parcel of land lying & being in the said county of Cabell and immediately at the O of the Buffaloe creek on Guyandotte river containing one hundred acres. To him and to hold the said tract or parcel of land and all cingular other the premises herein before mentioned as intended & leased with every part & parcel thereof and very of their rights mentioned & appurtenances as unto the said Thomas Burgess from the date of these presents for & during the natural life of the said Thomas Burgess and there to be completed yielding & paying therefore unto the said John Preston his heirs or assignees the yearly sum of two per annum in consideration of said or at the of the said Thomas Burgess provides to and with the said Preston to pay all arrears of taxes and tract of said land and also to pay to the public collector of the revenue yearly any tax that may be charged on the books in consequence of the said one hundred acres of said intended to be leased and the said Thomas Burgess hereby binds himself, his heirs, executor, all the determination of said lease to deliver unto the said John Preston his heirs executor trader agent or attorney in fact are easy & peaceable of the said land with its appertances or thereon in a good and tenable repair. In witness whereof the said John Preston by his agent hath witnessed set his hand & seal the day and year first above written acknowledged before the clerk. John Preston (seal) Of Edward McGinnis His attorney in Fact.

Deeds Cabell County, Virginia (WVA) Deed Book 3 page 586 On July 24, 1822 when Buffalo Creek was still in Cabell County, Thomas Burgess Senior leased one hundred acres from John Preston of Botetourt County, Virginia for the unbelievable sum of $1.00 per anum. The deed indicates that the land was on Buffalo Creek near the Guyandotte River; therefore, this property was near the present day town of Man, Logan, West Virginia.

Thomas Burgess, "United States Census, 1830"' ( : Thomas Burgess, Logan, Virginia, United States; citing 270, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 191; FHL microfilm 29,670.

Thomas Burgess in entry for Hiram Burgess, "West Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932'" ( : Thomas Burgess in entry for Hiram Burgess, 14 Oct 1857; citing , Raleigh, Va., reference ; FHL microfilm 34,491.

James Burgess in entry for Hiram Burgess, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"' ( : James Burgess in entry for Hiram Burgess, 01 Oct 1857; citing Raleigh Co., West Virginia, County Records, v 1 p 4, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 598,425.

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