Thomas Burgess

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Thomas Burgess Immigrant Ancestor see FAMILY TREE
Born: 1603 England    
     
Died: 13/Feb/1684-85 Sandwich, Barnstable, MA    
     

FATHER

Thomas Burgess

MOTHER

Elizabeth Pye

WIFE

Dorothy

CHILDREN

1. John Burgess

2. Thomas Burgess

3. Elizabeth Burgess

4. Jacob Burgess

5. Joseph Burgess

"Thomas Burgess arrived with his wife, Dorothy, in Salem, MA, about 1630, at the age of 27 and remained for a time in Lynn. He was assigned a section of land in Duxbury on July 3, 1637, but the following year made his permanent home in Sandwich, Plymouth Colony. He was elected in 1642 to represent Sandwich in the provincial legislature, being designated as Deputy to the Court of Plymouth and serving for eleven consecutive years. He was one of the original eleven male members of the first Congregational Church in Sandwich and was known among his contemporaries as "goodman" Burgess."

He signed his will with an X. His name was spelled Thomas Burg


He was elected as Deputy for Sandwich to the Plymouth Colony General Court in June 1642, August 1644, June 1648, June 1654, August 1654, June 1660, June 1662, and June 1668 and served in the expedition against the Narragansetts in August 1645.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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