Burgess,  Mercy

Burgess, Mercy

Female 1711 - 1795  (84 years)

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  • Name Burgess, Mercy  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1 Jan 1711  Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Female 
    Find A Grave Memorial 13595475 
    Died 25 Jan 1795  Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried South Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Ancient Cemetery
    Person ID I31731  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2018 

    Father Burgess, Joseph,   b. 1670, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1726, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Bangs, Thomasine,   b. 5 May 1678, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1712, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Apr 1706  Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F10843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Baker, Judah,   b. 19 Aug 1705, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1794, Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Baker, Barnabas,   b. 23 Feb 1734, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1797, Litchfield, Kennebec, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F10842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1711 - Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jan 1795 - Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - South Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Burgess, Mercy Grave Stone
    Burgess, Mercy Grave Stone
    Burgess, Mercy Grave Stone
    Burgess, Mercy Grave Stone

    Family Crest
    Burgess Family Crest
    Burgess Family Crest
    This interesting surname is of Old French origin, and derives from the Middle English "burge(i)s", a development of the Old French "burgeis" meaning inhabitant and freeman of a fortified town, especially one with municipal rights and duties. Burgesses generally had tenure of land or buildings from a landlord by "burgage". In medieval England burgage involved the payment of a fixed money rent. In Scotland it involved payment in service, guarding the town. The surname dates back to the early 12th Century (see below), and early recordings include Ralph le1 Burgeis (1195), in the Pipe Rolls of Sussex, and Philip Burges (1220), in the Cartulary of Oseney Abbey, Oxford. Variations in the spelling of the surname include Burgis, Burgise and Borges. London Church Registers record the marriages of Davye Burges to Agnes Taylor on January 27th 1582, at St. Thomas the Apostle, and Robert Parrin Burgess to Mary Langford on February 10th 1750, at St. Bartholomew the Great. A Coat of Arms granted to a Burgess family is blue, a fesse between a crescent in chief and a rose in base, all gold. The Crest is a gold fleur-de-lis. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Geoffrey Burgeis, which was dated 1115, in the "Winton Rolls of Hampshire", during the reign of King Henry 1, known as "The Lion of Justice", 1100 - 1135. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling
    Burgess Family Crest
    Burgess Family Crest

  • Sources 
    1. [S298] Massachusetts Birth, Death, Marriage Probate and Buiral Records Archived.
      Record for Marcy Burges

    2. [S298] Massachusetts Birth, Death, Marriage Probate and Buiral Records Archived.
      Record for Judah Baker

    3. [S1071] Burgess Genealogy of 1865, compiled by the Rev. Dr. Ebenezer Burgess.
      Record for Thomasine Bangs