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Seth Burgess

Seth Burgess

Male 1787 - 1871  (83 years)

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  • Name Seth Burgess 
    Born 25 Jun 1787  Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Birth 26 Jun 1789  [3
    • per headstone
    Occupation Farmer  [1, 4
    Residence 31 Jul 1850  Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 2 Jul 1860  Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 20 Jun 1870  Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 25 Jan 1871  Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • At son Thomas’ home
    Buried Wyman Cemetery, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Latitude: 44° 31' 11.232" N-Longitude: 70° 30' 53.61" W
    Notes 
    • CAUTION: father’s name was also Seth. Need to re-evaluate this data against the Burgess Genealogy book & reconfirm census data.

      per FaG, Son of Seth & Mercy (Hammon) Burgess

      possible daughter(?) Lydia age 12 per 1850 census


      see History of Peru in the County of Oxford and State of Maine from 1789 to 1911

      from ancestry user data:
      1810 U.S. Census, Household: Seth Burgess, County: Kennebec, State: Maine, Image: 1 of 7, Page: 468, Film Number: M252_11; seth_burgess_1810.
      that the subject of entry is Seth Burgess, Jr. and not his father is assumed by his age. Benjamin, Thomas and Ichabod Burgess are probably Seth's uncles.

      1820 U.S. Census, Household: Seth Burgess, County: Oxford, State: Maine, Image: 8 of 8, Page: 118, Film Number: M33_37; ebenezer_seth_samuel_obidiah_b

      1830 U.S. Census, Household: Seth Burgess, County: Oxford, State: Maine, Image: 5 of 10, Page: 17, Film Number: M19_50

      gravestone, Wyman Cemetery, Rumford, b25Jun1789 (not 1787); d25Jan1871
    Person ID I4422  Reed
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 

    Father Seth Burgess,   b. 1761, Sandwich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Mercy Hammond,   b. 1761, Sandwich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1835, Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1783  Sandwich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Virtue Decker,   b. 20 Sep 1789, Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1858  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1806  Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • Hollis Turner lists marriage date as 29Nov1806
    Children 
     1. Eliza Ann Burgess,   b. 5 Jun 1807, Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1871  (Age 64 years)
     2. Martha Burgess,   b. 20 Oct 1808
     3. (Living) Withee
     4. John Burgess,   b. 12 Aug 1810,   d. 11 Jun 1891  (Age 80 years)
     5. Hannah Burgess,   b. 14 Aug 1812
     6. Luther Burgess,   b. 12 Sep 1814,   d. 1883  (Age 68 years)
     7. Salome Burgess,   b. 23 Oct 1818,   d. 11 Jul 1862  (Age 43 years)
     8. Betsey Burgess,   b. 19 Jul 1820
     9. Malinda Burgess,   b. 25 Oct 1822
     10. Dorcas Burgess,   b. 24 Jun 1824,   d. 11 Sep 1904  (Age 80 years)
     11. Thomas Burgess,   b. 18 Aug 1825,   d. 27 Dec 1892, Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Documents
    Seth Burgess and Virtue Decker
    Seth Burgess and Virtue Decker
    marriage record
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F2941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jun 1787 - Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Nov 1806 - Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Jul 1850 - Peru, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Jul 1860 - Peru, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 20 Jun 1870 - Peru, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jan 1871 - Peru, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wyman Cemetery, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Seth Burgess
d1871
    Seth Burgess d1871
    headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S110] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 11(?), Dwelling 77, Family 84, Seth Burgess household.

    2. [S633] The History of Peru, in the County of Oxford and State of Maine, from 1789 to 1911, Hollis Turner, (Press of the Maine Farmer, Augusta, Maine), p 71.

    3. [S101] Headstone, 15Oct2016.

    4. [S111] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 16, Dwelling 114, Family 117, Cyrus F. Burgess household.

    5. [S116] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 1, Dwelling 5, Family 6, Thomas Burgess household.

    6. [S112] Burgess Genealogy, Ebenezer Burgess, (T. R. Marvin & Son, 42 Congress Street, Boston, Massachussets, 1865).

    7. [S103] “Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922”, Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; Roll #: 14.