Individual Details

Thomas Burnham

(1617 - 28 Jun 1688)

Thomas Burnham wa born about 1617 and d. at Podunk 28 Jun 1688. He was settled in America by 1657 when he was a freeman. In 1662 he defended Abigail Betts asking for justice according to the law. The courts didn't hang Abigail but did censure Thomas and perhaps ended his legal career. He has lots of land records and deeds. His will was written up by friends under oath that Thomas had dictated the will to them.

Events

Birth1617England
Arrival1635
Marriage1640Ann Wright
Civil21 May 1657Freeman - Connecticut, British America
Civil1660Podunk - Hartford, British America
Civil1662Hartford, British America
Will1688Hartford, British America
Death28 Jun 1688Hartford, British America
OccupationLawyer
BurialAncient Burying Ground, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Families

SpouseAnn Wright (1620 - 1703)
ChildAnna Hannah Burnham (1644 - 1722)

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