Burgess, John Lt. Col.

Male 1766 - 1821  (55 years)


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  • Name Burgess, John  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix Lt. Col. 
    Born 24 Jan 1766  Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property Aft 1794 
    • Tusculum
    Legal 15 Feb 1797  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chancery Court, 1797/02/15
      5827: Edward Burgess, Jr., Ephraim Burgess, Thomas Burgess, John Burgess, Elizabeth Burgess, John Sheckles, Mary Sheckles, Daniel Hook, Sarah Hook, Jean Burgess, Ann Burgess, Henry Griffith, and Sarah Griffith vs. Thomas Davis, Mary B. Davis, Ephraim Davis, Thomas Davis, Amos Davis, Mary Davis, Sarah Davis, Elizabeth Davis, Ann Davis, Wilfred Milton, and Frances Milton. FR, MO. Petition to partition Resurvey on Benjamins Lot, Gaithers Meadow, Resurvey on Gaithers Purchase, Saplin Ridge in MO. Also Gaithers Chance in FR. Recorded 42, p. 419.
      Accession No.: 17,898-5827-1/2 MSA S512-7- 5924 Location: 1/37/2/
    Property 1798  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Good Luck, Montgomery Co., 156 Acres, Certificate # 106
    Property 1807  Howard Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Inclosure, Howard Co., 20 Acres, Liber Ic#S, Folio 545, Certificate In the Name Of Henry Griffith, Liber Ic#R, Folio 630
    Residence 18 May 1811  Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Deeded By George Gaither: Deserts Of Arabia, Last Shift, Portion Of Linthicum's Chance, Adjoining Tusculum
    Residence Aft 1811  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1820  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burgess, John, Jr. MD Frederick Co. 069 1820
    Will 1 Oct 1821  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Liber Hs No. 2, Folio 513, Frederick Co, Maryland
      Equity Records - Liber JS-2
      309 \endash 321 \endash Estate Settlement of John BURGESS
      Eleanor McCANN, John H. BURGESS, William P. BURGESS, Sarah D. BURGESS, Washington
      BURGESS, Micah LARKIN & Juliana his wife, and John WOOD and Ruth H. his wife
      John BURGESS died on or about 8 Oct 1821 leaving a will
      Leaving \endash
      1/ Eleanor McCANN
      2/ Nancy w/o Henry STIER
      3/ Charlotte w/o Nathan HAMMOND
      4/ Ruth H. w/o John WOOD
      5/ Sarah D. BURGESS
      6/ Juliana BURGESS
      7/ John H. BURGESS
      8/ William P. BURGESS -
      Ö..his children \endash Oliver, Louisa & John BURGESS
      9/ Washington BURGESS
      - Grand/dau/ Minerva McCANN
      - Grand/sons/ Oliver & John BURGESS, sons of my son William P. BURGESS, $500 for their father to
      handle until he feels is right to be divided between them.
      Execs \endash Washington BURGESS & Nathan HAMMOND, son-in-law
      Wit/ Isaeh PRICE, Adam SPONSELLER, Joshua MURRAY
      Written 1 Oct 1821,
      Isaiah PRICE was appointed guardian for William P. BURGESS's children on 11 Sep 1822.
      John WOOD appointed Trustee for sale on 16 Dec 1822.
      Owned Land tracts \endash pt The Supply to the Barrons, Wet Time, Middle Plantation, totalling 363 ? acres.
      Sale was held 10 Feb 1823 but did not effect a sale; re-advertised for 28 Mar 1823 and surveyed and
      divided property into three sections \endash
      A. 181 acres sold to Washington BURGESS @ $11.20/acre
      B. 104 acres sold to John LEASE @$11.01/acre
      C. 78 ? acres sold to Nathan HAMMOND @ $10/acre
      totaling $3,957.24; closed out on 9 Jul 1823.
    Alt. Death 5 Oct 1821 
    • According To Family Records
    Died 7 Oct 1821  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Probate 9 Oct 1821  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • By Isaiah Price And Joshua Murray
    Obituary 13 Oct 1821  Frederick, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frederick Herald
    Legal 9 Jul 1823  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chancery Court, 309 - 321 - Estate Settlement of John BURGESS
      Eleanor McCANN, John H. BURGESS, William P. BURGESS, Sarah D. BURGESS, Washington
      BURGESS, Micah LARKIN & Juliana his wife, and John WOOD and Ruth H. his wife
      John BURGESS died on or about 8 Oct 1821 leaving a will
      Leaving -
      1/ Eleanor McCANN
      2/ Nancy w/o Henry STIER
      3/ Charlotte w/o Nathan HAMMOND
      4/ Ruth H. w/o John WOOD
      5/ Sarah D. BURGESS
      6/ Juliana BURGESS
      7/ John H. BURGESS
      8/ William P. BURGESS -
      Ö..his children - Oliver, Louisa & John BURGESS
      9/ Washington BURGESS
      - Grand/dau/ Minerva McCANN
      - Grand/sons/ Oliver & John BURGESS, sons of my son William P. BURGESS, $500 for their father to
      handle until he feels is right to be divided between them.
      Execs - Washington BURGESS & Nathan HAMMOND, son-in-law
      Wit/ Isaeh PRICE, Adam SPONSELLER, Joshua MURRAY
      Written 1 Oct 1821,
      Isaiah PRICE was appointed guardian for William P. BURGESS's children on 11 Sep 1822.
      John WOOD appointed Trustee for sale on 16 Dec 1822.
      Owned Land tracts - pt The Supply to the Barrons, Wet Time, Middle Plantation, totalling 363 ? acres.
      Sale was held 10 Feb 1823 but did not effect a sale; re-advertised for 28 Mar 1823 and surveyed and
      divided property into three sections -
      A. 181 acres sold to Washington BURGESS @ $11.20/acre
      B. 104 acres sold to John LEASE @$11.01/acre
      C. 78 ? acres sold to Nathan HAMMOND @ $10/acre
      totaling $3,957.24; closed out on 9 Jul 1823.
    Legal Aug 1825  Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frederick Co, Md Equity Court Abstracts - JS-5
      217-234 - BURGESS, HOUCK, STIER, HAMMOND, WOOD,
      McCANN,
      LARKIN, INGRAM, LAWRENCE, CRONISE - Aug 1825
      John BURGESS Estate - Sale of Real Estate
      John BURGESS agreed to sell 40 acres with a mill to
      Luke INGRAM in 1819,
      Ambrose INGRAM and John ELLIOTT as sureties. A
      judgement was obtained
      againt Luke INGRAM and the sheriff, Thomas W. MORGAN,
      sold the property
      to Washington BURGESS on 15 Jul 1823.
      John BURGESS d/ 1821, leaving 9 children
      - Eleanor w/o John HOUCK
      .....Minerva McCANN, a minor
      - Nancy w/o Henry STIER
      - Charlotte w/o Nathan HAMMOND
      - Ruth w/o John WOOD
      - Sarah D. BURGESS
      - Juliann BURGESS, later w/o Micah LARKIN
      - John H. BURGESS
      - Washington BURGESS
      - William P. BURGESS - Out of State
      .....Oliver BURGESS
      .....Louisa BURGESS
      .....John BURGESS
      The deceased Burgess had a will with Washington
      BURGESS and Nathan
      HAMMOND as executors.
      Land - tract "Wet Time", 260 acres, with mill known as Roseberry Mills,
      where Richard LAWRENCE, deceased, had lived; Burgess
      purchased in 1801 from Otho LAWRENCE.
      On 25 Mar 1826, sale for 40 acres with mill went to Jacob CRONISE for $2,510.
    Rank
    • Lieutenant Colonel
    _UID 6DB83AECD10241B9A8999A163EC9DE7C6AB1 
    Buried New Market, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • New Market Methodist Episcopal
    Person ID I126  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2012 

    Father Burgess, John,   b. 8 Jun 1725, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1793, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Dorsey, Sarah Worthington,   b. 1729, Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1768, Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1755  Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 2DB9E7BE0EA84F85B2046798EEB0E9F64730 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Griffith, Eleanor,   b. 9 Mar 1766, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel Co. (Now Howard Co.), MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1821, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1785  Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    _UID 0D97073B20E541F0A5BC03215DBEDD4DE613 
    Children 
     1. Burgess, Nancy,   b. Between 1790 and 1800, Anne Arundel Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1840 and 1850  (Age ~ 50 years)
     2. Burgess, Ruth Hammond
     3. Burgess, Eleanor
     4. Burgess, Charlotte,   b. Abt 1786,   d. Bef 1836  (Age ~ 49 years)
     5. Burgess, Sarah Ann Dorsey
     6. Burgess, Juliana
     7. Burgess, John H.
     8. Burgess, William Pitt,   b. 25 Apr 1795, Frederick Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1845, Mt. Vernon, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     9. Burgess, Washington,   b. 28 Nov 1799, Montgomery Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857  (Age 57 years)
    Histories
    Stier, Barbour and Related Families
    Stier, Barbour and Related Families
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2005 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1766 - Anne Arundel Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Jul 1785 - Anne Arundel Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal - 15 Feb 1797 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 1798 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 1807 - Howard Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 18 May 1811 - Montgomery Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 1811 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 1 Oct 1821 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Oct 1821 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 9 Oct 1821 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 13 Oct 1821 - Frederick, Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal - 9 Jul 1823 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal - Aug 1825 - Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Market, Frederick Co., MD Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Burgess John will
    Burgess John will
    Burgess John Lt Col Will
    Burgess John Lt Col Will

    Headstones
    Burgess John headstone
    Burgess John headstone

    Histories
    Burgess and Related Families Research.pdf
    Burgess and Related Families Research.pdf

    FOLIOS
    John Burgess Bio
    John Burgess Bio
    from Anne Arundel Gentry: A Genealogical History of Some Early Families of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland , vol. 1, by Harry Wright Newman

  • Notes 
    • 1790 Montgomery County Census
      91 188 Burgess John 1 0 3 0 7

      Burgess, John
      Images Online #: 162 State: Maryland
      County: Montgomery Year: 1800
      Township: 1st District Page: 167

      Burgess, John
      Images Online #: 157 State: Maryland
      County: Montgomery Year: 1800
      Township: 1st District Page: 162
      PROP: CONC m

      Wet Time--see New Market Historic Sites Survey
      p. 12 Jacob Lease House, Wet Time, c. 1800, New Market vic.
      on Boyer's Mill Road

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (familysearch.org).

    2. [S260] Genealogical Index to Frederick County, vol. I, p. 246, [Q:3].

    3. [S52] Anne Arundel Gentry.

    4. [S462] Maryland Patents Index, Maryland State Archives.

    5. [S509] Names in Stone; 75,000 Cemetery Inscriptions from Frederick Co., Maryland, Jacob Mehrling Holdcraft, (1985, Genealogical Publishing Co.).

    6. [S337] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch.org).