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Giles Jewett Burgess (abt. 1840 - 1920)

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Giles Jewett Burgess
Born about in Hoosick, Rensselaer, New York, United Statesmap
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[children unknown]
Died in Bennington, Vermont, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Jul 2010
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Giles Burgess was an "inmate" (meaning patient) in the Vermont Home for Solgers (sic) located in Bennington, Vermont in 1920.

He died in the Soldiers Home on Dec. 15, 1920. He had lived In Saratoga Springs, New York about two years before. His medical records indicate he died from a blockage of his digestive tract, possibly cancer.[1]


  1. "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 November 2017), Giles Jewett Burgess, 31 Dec 1920, Death; State Capitol Building, Montpelier; FHL microfilm 1,984,045.
  • "New York State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 August 2018), Giles J Burgess, District 02, Hoosick, Rensselaer, New York, United States; citing source p. 3, line 8, household ID 18, county clerk, board of supervisors and surrogate court offices from various counties. Utica and East Hampton Public Libraries, New York; FHL microfilm 549,893.
  • "United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 March 2018), Giles J Burgess, 1901; citing p. 19510, Hampton, Virginia, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1749 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 239; FHL microfilm 1,578,726.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 August 2018), Giles Burgess in household of George P Martin, Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States; citing ED 27, sheet 36B, line 80, family 663, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1870; FHL microfilm 1,821,870.

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