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Virtue Decker

Virtue Decker

Female 1789 - 1858  (68 years)

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  • Name Virtue Decker 
    Born 20 Sep 1789  Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Residence 31 Jul 1850  Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 4 Jun 1858  [1, 3
    • conflicts with census
    Residence 2 Jul 1860  Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Listed as Virtue Burgess
    Buried Wyman Cemetery, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Latitude: 44° 31' 11.322" N-Longitude: 70° 30' 54.24" W
    Notes 
    • look at 1860 census again. What date is it supposed to reprresent (as opposed to the date it was recorded), to explain death date.
    Person ID I4423  Reed
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 

    Family Seth Burgess,   b. 25 Jun 1787, Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1871, Peru, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1806  Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    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. Donald Lamont 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 - 20 Sep 1789 - 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 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
    Virtue Decker
    Virtue Decker
    headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Headstone, 15Oct2016.

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

    3. [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.

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

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

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