Category: Burnham

Harry Wallace Burnham and His Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

I love finding these interesting stories that help round out what can be very boring genealogy research. In my current project of double checking and expanding my past Burnham research, I was looking in to the family of Wolcott H. Burnham who was born in Vermont in 1820 and whom moved his family west. Wolcott …

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Thomas Burnham: In Process of Updating

Corrections

I just posted this on the page for the Descendants of Thomas Burnham of Windsor, CT. The info on that page is a mess..and I’m happy to say that I’m going through it .. checking sources, adding info etc. As always, I’m happy to hear from anyone with additional information with sources! * Note: 14 …

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Richard Burnham – “Blown up at school house”

richard burnham headstone

I guess everyone has “Burnhams” on their mind lately. Just now the Historic Hartford Facebook Page just randomly posted a photo of this headstone (click photo to enlarge) for the Richard Burnham, son of Elijah and Sarah Olmstead Burnham. Epitaph reads ” In memory of Mr. Richard Bernham, killed By ye Bloing up of ye …

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Thomas Burnham of Hartford/Windsor

I’m pleased to see more research being shared here. New info about Barbados is very interesting. As is the Long Crendon/Hatfield controversy. I hope we can find some answers. I have applied to Genealogy Roadshow – any cousins want to come with if they choose our story? Ginny Burnham