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Nathaniel Burt Sr (bef. 1638 - 1720)

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Deacon Nathaniel Burt Sr
Born before in Harberton, Devon, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 15 Jan 1662 in Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Longmeadow, Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
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Biography

Nathaniel Burt, son of Henry and Eulalie (March) Burt was baptized at Haberton, Devon, England on or after March 23, 1637/8. [1] He came to New England with his parents and siblings, arriving first at Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay by the spring of 1639, but removing to Springfield (later Longmeadow) the following year. [2] [3]

  • 1659: December 23: Nathaniel Burt was assigned a seat in the meeting house. [4]
  • 1663: February 23: Again assigned a seat at the meeting house. [4]
  • 1664: February 6: Nathaniel was granted a 10 acre woodlot, a strip of wet meadow, and the swamp in between. [4]
  • 1664/4: March. Chosen fence viewer. [4]
  • 1665/6: February 26: In an agreement that the town would build a new mill, townspeople offered either work days or money towards the cost. Nathaniel's contribution to be 10s. [4]
  • 1665: April 11: Nathaniel was one of the men fined for not attending the town meeting. [4]
  • 1665/6: January 5: He was granted the pond adjacent to his 2 lots, providing he do no harm nor molest the Indians in' gathering or coming'. [4]
  • 1666: December : Chosen as one of the towns appraiser's of the stock of the plantation. [4]
  • 1667/8: February 10: One of the men chosen to viewer of house lots and fences. [4]
  • 1668: Nathaniel was one of the many signers from Springfield, submitting a petition against 'imposts' (taxes) to the General Court. [5]
  • 1670: October 12: Nathaniel was assessed 5s to pay for the minister's salary. [4]
  • 1671/2: January 31: It was concluded that Nathaniel's first land grant of 10 acres, where he lives but 'not yet measured' should run from brook to brook. He was also granted 6 acres of wet meadow provided the Township own's it, and he to pay the Indian purchase if not yet paid. [4]
  • 1672/3: January 3: He was granted 10 acres upland to the east adjoining his 10 acres of land 'where he lives' allowing for a highway from the river to the pond, also 1/4 to 1/2 acre strip of land by his wet meadow, also allowing for a highway. [4]
  • 1674/5: February 8: Chosen fence viewer. [4]
  • 1678: Nathaniel Burt was chosen as one of the selectman at Springfield. [4]
  • 1690: December 16: Nathaniel Burt Sr. is among those on the list of Freemen at Springfield. [6]
  • 1703: January: Nathaniel Burt Sr. and Nathaniel Burt Jr., were among the Springfield petitioners for the laying of 60 to 80 homes lots on the high ground in Longmeadow. [4]
  • Nathaniel donated lands to Longmeadow in support of the church and schools. [4]

Nathaniel married Rebecca Sikes on January 15, 1662/3. [7] [2] [3]

His wife Rebecca died on January 28, 1711/12. [7][2] [3]

Nathaniel died on September 29, 1720. [7] [2] [3] [4]

In 1796/7, the town voted to erect a monument in his memory and for his support of the church and schools. The inscription reads: Mr. Nathaniel Burt a respected and worthy Father of the town of Longmeadow was born A.D. 1636 and died Sept. 29, 1720. This monument is erected to his memory by the said Town as a token of gratitude for donations in land made by him to them for the support of the gospel and public schools. 'Is 32.8 The liberal deviseth liberal things and by liberal things shall stand.' [4]

Children

  1. Nathaniel Jr. born on January 18, 1663/4; died on July 19, 1749; married first Elisabeth Dumbleton on January 21, 1691; married second Mary Ferry on January 18, 1699/700. [7] [3]
  2. Rebecca born on December 10, 1665; died on February 12, 1692; married Charles Ferry Jr. on January 29, 1690/1. [7] [3]
  3. David born on May 20, 1668; died on July 5, 1735 [3]; married first Martha Hale, intentions filed on March 2, 1705/6; married second widow Joanna (Dibble) Allen in 1715. [7] [3]
  4. John born on August 23, 1670; died on February 24, 1703/4; married Mary Lumbard on December 23, 1697. [7] [3]
  5. Sarah born on July 17, 1673 [7]; died on July 31, 1673. [3]
  6. Sarah born in April, 1675; married Nathaniel Horton on February 8, 1693/4. [7] [3]
  7. Experience born on January 23, 1677/8; died on September 12, 1719; married Thomas Hale on February 15, 1704/5. [7] [8] [3]
  8. Dorcas born on February 10, 1680/1; married John Atchison/Atchinson on February 25, 1702/3 [7]; died on October 1, 1770. [3]
Research notes

Springfield Marriages

Burt, Nathaneel and Rebecca Sikes, Jan. 15, 1662. HR Bk. 1, p. 14
Burt, Rebecca and Charles Ferrey Junr, Jan. 29, 1690. Bk. 1, p. 18
Burt, Nathanll Junr and Elisabeth Dumbleton, Jan. 21, 1691. Bk. 1, p. 18
Burt, Sarah and Nathanl Horton, Feb. 8, 1693/4. HR PCR
Burt, John Junyr and Mary Lumbard, Dec. 23, 1697. Bk. 1, p. 20
Burt, Nathanyell (widower) and Mary Ferry, Jan. 18, 1699/700. Bk. 1, p. 2
Burt, Dorcas and John Atchison, Feb. 25, 1702/3. Bk. 1, p. 57
Burt, Experience and Thomas Hale, Feb. 15, 1704/5. Bk. 1, p. 108
Burt, David and Martha Heal of Enfeild, int. Mar. 2, 1705/6. Bk. 1, p. 109
Burt, David and Joanna Allin, wid. of Suffield, ––– 2, 1715. Bk. 1, p. 114

Springfield Births

Burt, Nathaniell, s. Nathaniell Burt, Jan. 18, 1663. Bk. 1, p. 12
Burt, Rebeca, d. Nath: and Rebeca Burt, Dec. 10, 1665. Bk. 1, p. 12
Burt, David, s. Nathaneel and Rebecca, 20: 3m: 1668. Bk. 1, p. 21
Burt, John, s. Nathaneell and Rebecca, Aug. 23, 1670. Bk. 1, p. 22
Burt, Sarah, d. Nathaneel and Rebecca, July 17, 1673. Bk. 1, p. 23
Burt, Sarah, d. Nathaneel, Apr. ––, 1675. Bk. 1, p. 24
Burt, Experience, d. Nathaneel and Rebecca, Jan. 23, 1677. Bk. 1, p. 25
Burt, Dorcas, d. Nathaneel and Rebeca, Feb. 10, 1680. Bk. 1, p. 27

Springfield Deaths

Burt, Sarah, d. Nathaneel, July 31, 1673. Bk. 1, p. 48
Burt, Rebeca, w. Nathaneel Senr, Jan. 28, 1711/12. Bk. 1, p. 100
Burt, John Junr was killed in his going to tackle up his horse in his sley Feb. 25, 1703/4. Bk. 1, p. 98
Burt, Nathanel, Sept. 29, 1720. Bk. 1, p. 103
Burt, Nathaniel Senr (Deacon of the Third Church in Springfield), July 19, 1749. Bk. 2, p. 26
Burt, David Senr, July 5, 1735. Bk. 2, p. 6
Ferrey, Rebeca, w. Charles Junr, Feb. 12, 1691. Bk. 1, p. 54
Haile, Experiance, w. Thomas, Sept. 12, 1719. Bk. 1, p. 103
Horton, Sarah, near 70 y, Dec. 22, 1741. CR1 [7]

Map-Homelots of First Settlers of Longmeadow-MA at Ancestry ($)

Sources

  1. Terry, George Skelton. Genealogical Research in England: Burt-March in: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 86, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1932, p. 83
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Terry, George Skelton. Genealogical Research in England: The Burt Family (continued) in: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 86, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1932, p. 217-20
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 Allen, William. Longmeadow (Mass.) Families (continued) in: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 32, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1878, p. 302-4
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 Burt, Henry M. The First Century of the History of Springfield: The Official Records from 1636 to 1736, with an Historical Review and Biographical Mention of the Founders, Volume 1, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1898, p. 28: 126-8: 135-6: 314: 324-5: 337-8: 340-2: 352-3: 356: 362-3: 402-3: 410
  5. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 9, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1855, p. 86-7
  6. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 3, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1849, p 351
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 7.11 Vital Records of Springfield Massachusetts to the Year 1850, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Hampden/Springfield/
  8. Allen, William. Longmeadow (Mass.) Families: Hales (continued) in: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 35, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1881, p. 358

See also:

  • Records of Springfield, Mass in: New England Historical and Genealogical Register , Volume 19, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1865, p. 61-5
  • Burnham, Roderick Henry. Genealogical records of Henry and Ulalia Burt, the emigrants who early settled at Springfield, Mass., and their descendants through nine generations, from 1640 to 1891, Pulished by Elizabeth Burt, Warwick, New York, 1892, p. 31: 36: 42-3
  • Millennium File Author: Heritage Consulting Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data - Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting.Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Repository: #R-1824933367 APID: 7249::0
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. APID: 1,7836::0
  • Nathaniel Burt on Find A Grave: Memorial #14594425 Retrieved 14:36, 2 January 2018 (EST).
  • Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).Original data: Town and C Note: APID: 1,2495::0
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls Note: APID: 1,2204::0



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Historical Town Records of The Town of Longmeadow, Massachusetts: Deaths - Section 1 Cemetery Records 1675-1840; Section 2 Town Records 1784-1844. pg. 8 Cemetery Records on Stones.[1]

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