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Burnham 
 
 

The Descendents of Robert Burnham 
of Norwich, Norfolk, England father of
Lieut. Thomas Burnham of Ipswich and Chebacco Parrish, Massachusetts Colony.

  
 
The Immigrant Generation

1. Robert Burnham, b. 1581, Norwich, Norfolk, England, d. bet. 1626 - 1673, Norwich, Norfolk, England. He married Mary Andrews, abt 1608, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, b. abt 1585, Norwich, Norfolk, England, (daughter of -?-   Andrews and unknown) d. 1635, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

    Children:
    2. i Robert Burnham, b. 2 Oct 1614, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
    3. ii Edward Burnham, b. 1616, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
    4. iii Thomas (1) Burnham, b. 1617, Herfordshire, England.
    5. iv John(1) Burnham, b. 1617/1618, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
    6. v Mary (1) Burnham, b. 1620, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
    7. vi Benjamin Burnham, b. 1621, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
 + 8. vii "Lieut." Thomas (1) Burnham b. 1623.
    9. viii Edward Burnham, b. 1623, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
   10. ix Mary (2) Burnham, b. abt 1628, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
 
 

   Second Generation

8. "Lieut." Thomas (1) Burnham, b. 1623, Norwich, N, England, d. 19 May 1694, Ipswich, MA.
 Lt. Thomas Burnham, joined the Pequot Expedition 1636/7; was a selectman 1647; 1664 made Sgt. of Ipswich company; 1665 made Ensign; 1683 appointed Lieut.; was Deputy of General Court in 1683-85. In 1702, 'Thomas Burnham, Gent.,' received his appointment as Lieutenant from 'Joseph Dudley, Esq., aptain General and Governour in Chief in and over Her Majesties Provinces of the Massachusetts Bay in New England in Amerca.' He owned much real estate in Ipswich and Chebacco which was divided between sons Thomas and James.

He married Marie Lawerence, June 1645, in Ipswich, MA, (daughter of Thomas Lawrence and Joan Antrobus).

    Children:
    11. i Abigail Burnham, b. abt 1647, Ipswich, MA.
    12. ii "Lieut." Thomas (2) Andrews.
  + 13. iii John (2) Burnham b. 1648.
    14. iv James Burnham, b. 1650.
    15. v Mary (3) Burnham, b. 1652, Ipswich, MA.
    16. vi Johanna Burnham, b. 1654, Ipswich, Chebacco, Essex, MA.
    17. vii Ruth Burnham, b. 1 Jul 1657, Ipswich, MA, d. bfr. 23 Aug 1658.
    18. viii Ruth Burnham, b. 23 Aug 1658, Ipswich, MA.
    19. ix Joseph Burnham, b. 26 Sep 1660, Ipswich, MA.
    20. x Nathaniel Burnham, b. 4 Sep 1664(5), Ipswich, MA.
    21. xi Esther Burnham, b. 19 Mar 1664(5), Ipswich, MA.
    22. xii Sarah Burnham, b. abt 1666, Ipswich, MA.
 
 

   Third Generation 

13.John (2) Burnham, b. 1648, d. 12 Jan 1703(4), Chebbaco Parrish, MA.
 John Burnham is the ancestor of most of the Burnhams in Essex.  He settled first in Chebacco near the head of Whittredge Creek & afterwards at the Falls;  he became the first proprietor of the grist mill there in 1689 and much of his property has remained in the family to the present day.

 He married Elizabeth Wells, 9 Jun 1669, in Chebacco Parrish, MA, b. 1645, Ipswich, MA, d. 1717, Chebacco Parrish, MA.

    Children:
  + 23. i LT Thomas (2) Burnham b. 22 Sep 1673.
    24. ii "Deacon"John Burnham, b. 8 Apr 1671, Chebacco, Essex, MA.
    25. iii Jacob (1) Burnham, b. 1 Mar 1675(6), Ipswich, MA.
    26. iv Joseph Burnham, b. 20 Sep 1678, Ipswich, MA.
    27. v Abigail Burnham, b. 10 Dec 1680, Ipswich, MA.
    28. vi Jacob (2) Burnham, b. 1 Mar 1682, Ipswich, MA.
    29. vii "Capt." Jonathan Burnham, b. 10 Oct 1685, Ipswich, MA.
    30. viii David Burnham, b. 20 Oct 1688, Ipswich, MA.
    31. ix Mary (4) Burnham, b. 30 Jun 1691, Chebacco Parrish, MA.
 
 

  Fourth Generation 

23. LT Thomas (2) Burnham, b. 22 Sep 1673, Ipswich, MA, d. 16 Dec 1748, Ipswich, Chebacco Parrish,  MA. He married Susanna   Unknown, 1698, in Ipswich, MA.

    Children:
  + 32. i Thomas (3) Burnham b. abt 1700.
    33. ii Jeremiah Burnham, b. 1702, Ipswich, MA.
    34. iii Caleb Burnham, b. btwn 1702 - 1711, Ipswich, MA.
    35. iv Hannah Burnham, b. Ipswich, MA.
    36. v Stephen Burnham, b. abt 1711, Ipswich, MA.
    37. vi Nathan Burnham, b. abt 1720, Ipswich, MA.
 
 

  Fifth Generation 

32. Thomas (3) Burnham, b. abt 1700, Ipswich, Essex, MA, ,  d. 1762. He married Mary Wheeler, 16 Apr 1728, in Ipswich, MA.

    Children:
    38. i Mary (5) Burnham, b. 4 Oct 1730, Ipswich, MA.
    39. ii Simeon Burnham, b. 23 Mar 1728(9).
  + 40. iii Thomas (4) Burnham b. 26 Nov 1732.
    41. iv Sarah (2) Burnham, b. 3 Oct 1736, Ipswich, MA.
 
 

     Sixth Generation 

40. Thomas (4) Burnham, b. 26 Nov 1732, Ipswich, MA, ,  d. 19 Oct 1820, Essex, MA.  He married Mary Lane Howes, abt 1700, in Ipswich, MA, b. abt 1734, Ipswich, MA, ,  d. 4 Dec 1755, Ipswich, MA.

    Children:
  + 42. i Mary (6) Burnham b. 2 Aug 1764.
    43. ii Charles Burnham, b. abt 1756, Ipswich, MA.
    44. iii Thomas (5) Burnham, b. 1757, Ipswich, MA.
    45. iv Ephraim Burnham, b. abt 1758, Ipswich, MA.
    46. v Ruth Burnham, b. abt 1760, Ipswich, MA.
    47. vi William Burnham, b. abt 1761, Ipswich, MA.
    48. vii Sally Burnham, b. abt 1762, Ipswich, MA.
    49. viii Winthrop Burnham, b. 5 Sep 1769, Ipswich, MA.
    50. ix Susanna Burnham, b. abt 1771, Ipswich, MA.
    51. x Hannah (1) Burnham, b. abt 1775, Ipswich, MA, d. btwn 1779 - 1782.
    52. xi Anna Burnham, b. 1779, Ipswich, MA.
    53. xii Hannah (2) Burnham, b. abt 1782, Ipswich, MA.
 
 

   Seventh Generation 

42. Mary (6) Burnham, b. 2 Aug 1764, Chebacco Parrish, MA. She married Jonathan (3) Andrews, 8 Feb 1787, in Chebacco Parrish, MA, b. 18 Dec 1756, Chebacco Parrish, MA, (son of John (2) Andrews and Martha Cogswell) d. 1 Nov 1825, Pleasant Ridge, ME.

    Children:
  + 54. i Jonathan (4) Andrews.
    55. ii Winthrop Andrews, b. 9 Dec 1788, Ipswich, MA, d. 23 Dec 1862.( Date of death possibly 23 Jan 1863 ???). 
             He married Rhoda Grover.
    56. iii Mary (3) Andrews, b. 26 Sep or 9 Dec 1790, Ipswich, MA.
    57. iv Charles Andrews, b. 11 Oct 1792, Ipswich, MA.
    58. v Grover Andrews, b. 11or 1 Jan 1795, Ipswich, MA.
    59. vi Luke Andrews, b. 12 Apr 1796(7), Ipswich, MA.
    60. vii Nancy Andrews, b. 21 Sep 1799, Ipswich, MA.
    61. viii Lucretia Andrews, b. 23 Sep 1801, Ipswich, MA.
    62. ix Judith Andrews, b. 14 or 17 Mar 1804, Ipswich, MA.
    63. x Eliza Andrews, b. 18 Jan 1806, Ipswich, MA.
    64. xi Michael Andrews, b. 24 Dec 1808, Ipswich, MA.
    65. xii Uknown (1) Andrews, b. unkown, d. 13 May 1802, Ipswich, MA.
    66. xiii Uknown (2) Andrews, b. uknown, d. infancy.
 
 
 

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