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7351 Yantic Cemetery Lathrop, Charles Thomas (I25201)
7352 Yantic Cemetery Lathrop, Jane Eliza (I25203)
7353 Yantic Cemetery Smith, Emelia Roxana (I34189)
7354 Yaroslav the Wise [Jaroslav Volodymyrovy? ‘Mudryj'], b 978, d 20 February 1054 in Kyiv. Grand prince of Kyiv from 1019; son of Grand Prince Volodymyr the Great and Princess Rohnida of Polatsk; half-brother of Sviatopolk I, Mstyslav Volodymyrovych, and Saints Borys and Hlib; Father of seven princes, including Iziaslav Yaroslavych, Sviatoslav II Yaroslavych, and Vsevolod Yaroslavych. During his Father's reign Yaroslav governed the lands of Rostov (from ca 988) and Novgorod the Great (from 1010). While ruling Novgorod, which became his main power base, he rebelled against his Father by refusing to pay the yearly tribute of 2, 000 silver hryvni (see Hryvnia) to Kyiv. His Father died in 1015 while preparing an expedition to subdue Novgorod, and after his death Yaroslav waged war against his brother Sviatopolk I for the Kyivan throne. He defeated Sviatopolk and his Pecheneg allies (see Pechenegs) at the Battle of Liubech in 1015 and assumed the title of grand prince. In 1018, however, Sviatopolk and his Father-in-law, Boles?aw I the Brave of Poland, defeated Yaroslav's army at the Buh River and drove Yaroslav from Kyiv. In 1019 Yaroslav and his Novgorodian army routed Sviatopolk at the Alta River and regained the Kyivan throne.

To retain his authority in northern Rus’, in 1021 Yaroslav fought and defeated his cousin Briachyslav Iziaslavych of Polatsk, thereby gaining his loyalty. Yaroslav's half-brother Mstyslav Volodymyrovych of Tmutorokan and Chernihiv, who was vying for control of southern Rus’, proved to be a more stubborn opponent. After being defeated by him at Lystven, near Chernihiv, in 1024, Yaroslav was forced to cede to Mstyslav all of Left-Bank Ukraine except Pereiaslav principality. An accord between them was reached in Horodok in 1026, and Yaroslav assisted Mstyslav in his 1029 campaigns against the Yasians and Kasogians, thereby extending his realm to the Caucasus Mountains. Mstyslav in turn helped Yaroslav consolidate his power west of the Dnieper River. In 1030 Yaroslav conquered lands between Lake Peipus and the Baltic Sea and founded there the city of Yurev (named after Yaroslav's Christian name, Yurii-Georgii), now Tartu in Estonia. In 1030-1, with Mstyslav's help, he regained the Cherven towns from Boles?aw I the Brave and annexed the Polish-ruled lands between the Sian River and the Buh River, where he founded Yaroslav (now Jaros?aw).

After Mstyslav Volodymyrovych's death in 1036, Yaroslav annexed his lands and became the unchallenged ruler of Kyivan Rus’except the Polatsk principality, which remained under Briachyslav. In 1038-42 he waged successful campaigns against the Lithuanian Yatvingians, Mazovia (as the ally of his brother-in-law, Casimir I of Poland), and the Baltic Yamians and Chudians. In 1043, however, his military expedition against Constantinople, led by his son Volodymyr of Novgorod the Great and the chiliarch Vyshata, ended in disastrous defeat.

To defend his state from the attacks of nomadic tribes, Yaroslav fortified the southern frontier by building along the Ros River, the Trubizh River, and the Sula River the towns of Korsun, Kaniv, Pereiaslav, Lubny, and Lukoml and lines of ramparts, castles, and outposts. In 1037 he routed an army of Pechenegs that had attacked Kyiv, and initiated construction of the Saint Sophia Cathedral to commemorate his victory. During Yaroslav's reign the cities of Kyiv, Novgorod the Great, Chernihiv, Pereiaslav, Volodymyr-Volynskyi, and Turiv were considerably transformed. Over 400 churches were built in Kyiv alone, which was turned thereby into an architectural rival of Constantinople. Yaroslav's walled inner city in Kyiv covered an area of nearly 60 ha. It was entered through the Golden Gate, Polish Gate, and Jewish Gate, and the Saint Sophia Cathedral stood in the center, encircled by large palaces.

To strengthen his power and provide order in social and legal relations in his realm, Yaroslav arranged for the compilation of a book of laws called ‘Pravda Iaroslava’(Yaroslav's Justice), the oldest part of the Ruskaia Pravda. During his rule Christianity spread and grew stronger in Rus’(he actively suppressed paganism), and the organizational and hierarchical structure of the Rus’Church was established (see History of the Ukrainian Church). In 1039 the existence of the Kyiv metropoly was confirmed in writing as being under the jurisdiction of the Patriarch of Constantinople. Yaroslav issued a statute defining the rights of the Church and clergy. Apart from Constantinople's right to confirm the appointment of the metropolitan, the Rus’Church was autonomous, and in 1051 Yaroslav initiated the sobor of bishops that chose Ilarion as metropolitan of Kyiv (see Metropolitan Ilarion). The first monasteries in Rus’were formally established during Yaroslav's reign. He founded a primary School and library at the Saint Sophia Cathedral and sponsored the translation of Greek and other texts into Church Slavonic, the copying of many books, and the compilation of a chronicle (1037-9) (see Chronicles).

Yaroslav strengthened the international role of Kyivan Rus’through dynastic unions. He married Ingigerd, the daughter of King Olaf Skötkonung of Sweden, and arranged marriages for his daughters Yelysaveta Yaroslavna, Anna Yaroslavna, and Anastasiia with Kings Harald III of Norway, Henry I of France, and Andrew I of Hungary respectively. His son Iziaslav Yaroslavych married Gertrude, the daughter of Mieszko II of Poland; Vsevolod Yaroslavych, the Byzantine princess Maria, of the Monomachus line; Sviatoslav II Yaroslavych, the granddaughter of Emperor Henry II; and Volodymyr, Oda, the daughter of Count Leopold von Stade. The monarchs Olaf II Haraldsson and Harald III of Norway and Edmund II Ironsides of England sought asylum at Yaroslav's court, and he concluded alliances with Emperors Henry II, Conrad II, and Henry III.

During Yaroslav's reign the influence of the Varangians was limited exclusively to the military; administrative and governing functions were assumed largely by indigenous viceroys (eg, Vyshata, I. Tvorymyrych, Dobrynia's son Kosniatin [Kostiantyn]). As a European power Kyivan Rus’reached its zenith under his rule. To ensure the unity of his state, Yaroslav introduced primogeniture, according to which his eldest living son, Iziaslav Yaroslavych of Turiv, was to succeed him as grand prince and ruler of the Kyiv and Novgorod lands; Sviatoslav II Yaroslavych would rule the Chernihiv land to Murom, and Tmutorokan; Vsevolod Yaroslavych, the Pereiaslav and Rostov lands; Ihor, the Volodymyr-Volynskyi land; and Viacheslav, the Smolensk land. As a result Kyivan Rus’would never again be united.

Yaroslav was buried in the Saint Sophia Cathedral, where his marble sarcophagus has been preserved. 
Prince Yaroslav the Wise (I32047)
7355 Year of birth most likely 1910 Read, Thelma Florence (I12629)
7356 Years of Schooling: 11 Liezert: Stephen W., of Ravenna, beloved Husband of Edith, died Friday. Services from Christian Church, Hudson, O., Monday, at 2 p. m. Friends received at Wood Funeral Home, Ravenue, any time. Cleveland Necrology File, Reel 050 Liezert, Samuel Wilbur (I4952)
7357 Years of Schooling: 12 Time of Death: 8:37 PM Klopfenstein, Stephen Elmer (I12266)
7358 Yellow Fever Adgate, Andrew (I23070)
7359 Yellow Fever Davison, Captain Exmouth (I27267)
7360 Yelm Public Cemetery Abbott, Julia Ann (I15453)
7361 Yongestown Cemetery Burgess, Alberta Mildred (I27)
7362 Yongestown Cemetery Burgess, James Johnathan (I63)
7363 Yongestown Cemetery Fraser, Ernest B (I150)
7364 York Hospital Odlin, Charlotte Elizabeth (I1170)
7365 York Hospital Mahan, Harriet Amelia McLeod (I9210)
7366 YORK; James Delbert - Suddenly at his home in Napanee on Thursday, March 2, 2006 in his 78th year. Predeceased by his parents Edna and Albert York. Dear brother of Orabelle Wood, Napanee; Emerson (Doreea), Yarker; Vivian York, Napanee; Morley, Napanee; Victor, Napanee; Sylvia Shelley (Charles), Tamworth and Verna York, Napanee. Predeceased by his sisters; Ada York, Lois Standard and Shirley Giles and his brother Carl. Sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. The family received friends at the WARTMAN FUNERAL HOME, 448 Camden Road, Napanee K7R 1G1, 613-354-3722 on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Monday at 1:00 p.m. Cremation followed by Interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery in the spring. Donations by cheque to the
Cancer Society or the Humane Society would be appreciated by the family. 
York, Delbert James (I14439)
7367 Yorkton City Cemetery Forfar, George Russell (I5220)
7368 Yorkton City Cemetery Jackson, Ida Margaret (I5239)
7369 You have a Mary F. Duren who lived in Bangor around 1880. I don't know how close she is to your core family tree, but if you're interested I just came across the newspaper clipping of a poem she wrote. I can copy it and send it to you if you're interested (free, of course). It's called "The Meeting of the Dollars, " and is about the experience of the ladies of the West Brooksville Ladies' Circle" in their fund raiser. Sharon Smith mainelyneuropsych(at)prexar. com

The Meeting of the Dollars

(The following verses sent in by our correspondent "W" were written by Miss Mary F. Duren of Bangor and read at a "Dollar Social" held by the Ladies' Circle of West Brooksville, relating the experience of the ladies in earning a dollar for the circle)

One night at witching hour of twelve
From our out treasurer's purse
The dollars met in council grand
Their history to rehearse.

The chairman of the meeting was
A stately fresh-faced bill
Whereon was graved George Washington.
The place he well could fill.

"Ye silver dollars, speak, " said he,
"Speak, greenbacks, new and old.
Tell whence ye came. " So each in turn
These tales they did unfold.

One dollar said, "I bring a tale
Of doughnuts plump and brown.
For Auntie Mills knows how to fry
The best in Brooksville town. "

"There's something Maggie Blodgett cooks
That folks are quick to buy.
They smack their lips and say, 'How good, '
From that hulled corn came I. "

And part she earned by caring for
A stranger over night:
'Twas not an angel, but he fared
As well as angels might. "

"In making dresses I was earned, "
said one of the neatest bills,
"By a dame of wondrous skill and taste,
Her name is Lucy Mills. "

"Mrs. John Varnum proffers me
From that same useful work;
For gowns our townsfolk need not go
To Paris or New York, USA. "

"Aunt Hattie Tapley who sent me
Had vinegar for sale;
The pickles that it made, I'm sure,
Are neither poor nor stale. "

"Miss Hattie earned me bringing wood
And piling in the shed
For winter use. What she can't do
Would puzzle some wise head. "

"I came from out the sea, " said one.
"Like Peter's coin of old;
To fish me up, Maude Perkins toiled,
And lots of herring sold. "

"She who gave me, has fingers deft,
Is ne're among the drones;
She mittens knit for little hands,
It is Aunt Lucy Jones. "

In Oscar Tapley's store are sold
Ten thousand things, " one said;
"How me he gained you'd never guess,
By selling old tea lead!"

One boasts, "I came from artist hands,
Miss Laura Jones sent me;
She painted lovely postal cards,
With views of land and sea. "

"Green corn, so juicy and so sweet,
Miss Lucy canned and sold;
It gives a taste of summer joy'
All thro' the winter's cold. "

"A gift from Marlon Blodgett, I:
I can't exactly say
How I was earned; she does enough
To earn three every day. "

"Potatoes large, potatoes small,
Should not go in one bin;
So Mary Davis sorted them,
And sent this dollar in. "

"I come a gift from dear Miss Joy, "
One said in joyful tones;
"By Lauchlin Davis I was given;"
"And I by Lydia Jones. "

"James Jones earned me, " the last one spoke,
"Things made by founder's art;
He sold hardware, but surely he
Cannot be hard of heart. "

"Your histories we're glad to learn, "
The chairman gravely said.
"And now, attention give, to hear
A resolution read. "

"Whereas in this, our Brooksville town,
Such ready hands and hearts
For love of this, our little Church,
Have done their several parts--

"Resolved that we, the dollars given,
Will stretch our every nerve,
And spend ourselves, as best we can,
The blessed cause to serve. "

The resolution quickly passed,
And then, e're morning light
They hastened back to fill the purse,
That all might be found right.

This long report reminds us all
That no true work is base:
But for each power of hand or brain
God's service finds a place.

And He who marked the widow's mite
Says gently to each one
Who humbly labors for His sake,
"Dear faithful heart, well done!" 
Duren, Mary Freeman (I26240)
7370 You will find various versions of this Drax Drakes line in the 16th century Herald's Visitations, which were published by the Harleian Society and Surtees Society about the turn of the last century. Their tree goes back to 1126 in France and they came over with Henry ll in 1154. You will need to check as many versions as possible in order to compile a tree; these are normally found in the local history section of main libraries; Record Offices Archives, and The Society of Genealogists. Drakes, Sir John (I9119)
7371 Youngest son of John and Sarah Walworth. He was a hatter in Poughkeepsie and in Minisink, Orange, NY. Later he was a merchant at Nine Partners, partners with Philip Hart of Troy. He also had a store at Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County. Later he sold his interest and moved to Norwich.

During the Revolutionary War he was a quartermaster of Colonel Nichol's New York regiment. He was at the Battle of White Plains, where he served as adjutant to Coloner Nichol.

In 1782 he married Apphia Hyde of Bozra, Connecticut, widow of Captain Samuel Cardell. Their children were: Rosamond, who married 1)Oliver Barbour and 2) Benjamin Randall; John; James Clinton Walworth; Reuben Hyde Walworth; Sarah Dunn Walworth, who married Field Dailee; Benjamin; Apphia, who married David J. Mattison; Jedediah; Hiram; Ann Eliza, who married Charles Theodore Platt.

In 1792 he moved to Hoosick, where he was a farmer and mill owner and where he was killed by his horse 2/26/1812. 
Walworth, Benjamin (I22815)
7372 Youngstown Cemetery Kindree, Russel Craig (I134)
7373 Youngstown Cemetery Jacque, Marion Louise (I154)
7374 Zaccheus Gould was born in 1589 in England. In a deposition he made on March 26, 1661, he stated that he was 72 years old. He lived at Hemel Hempstead and Great Missenden. He was married to Phebe Deacon.

Zaccheus and Phebe had the following children; Phebe (bapt 1620-aft 1691) who married Deacon Thomas Perkins in 1640, Mary (bapt 1621-) who married John Redington of Topsfield, Martha (bapt 1623-1699) who married John Newmarch of Ipswich, Priscilla (-1663) who married John Wildes, and John (1635-1709 10) who married Sarah Baker in 1660. Phebe, Mary, and Martha were all baptized at Hemel Hempstead, England.

Zaccheus came to New England around 1638. His brother Jeremy who settled in Rhode Island in 1638 and a number of other relatives preceded him. These included Nathan who settled in Salisbury in 1650, Sarah, and Zaccheus. These three were children of his brother John Gould of King’s Langley, England.
Zaccheus first settled in Weymouth, Mass. where he bought land from his brother, Jeremy, in 1639. He was also the overseer of Henry Russell's will. Henry died in 1639 40. Jeremy Gould was also a witness to this will.

From 1639 to 1644, Zaccheus lived in Lynn, Mass. where he owned a mill on the Saugus River. He also leased 300 Acres of Salem land from John Humphrey. The lease went into effect on September 29, 1640 and the Farm was called "Plain Farm". This lease called for an annual rent of 400 bushels of rye, 300 of wheat, 200 of barley along with 8 oxen, 5 cows, 2 heifers, 4 calves and 2 mares. At the same time, he also leased another Farm, the "ponds" from Mr. Humphrey. This land called for rent of 160 pounds the first year and 200 pounds the next. The rent was to be paid in the form of Farm goods.

In 1640, Zaccheus petitioned the General Court for relief from militia training. The petition follows; "To the right worshipful Governor, Council and Assistants and the rest of the General Court now assembled, October 7, 1640.
The humble petition of Zaccheus Gould of Lynn, husbandman, in behalf of himself and all other husbandman in the country.
Sheweth that wheras Husbandry and tillage much concern the good of this Commonwealth, and your petitioners have undertaken the managing and tilling of divers farms in this country and sowing of English Corn, their servants are oftentimes drawn from their work to train, in seed time, hay time and harvest, to the great discouragement and damage of your petitioners, and your petitioner the said Zaccheus Gould for himself saith that for one day’s training this year he was much damnified in his hay. And forasmuch as fishermen upon just grounds are exempted from training because their trade is also for the Commonwealth,

Your petioners humbly pray that this Court will be pleased to take the premises into their grave consideration and thereupon to give order for the encouragement of your petitioners who are husbandmen employed about English grain, that they and their servants be exempted from ordinary trainings in seed time, hat time and harvest. And your petitioners shall as their duty binds them pray etc."

The General Court agreed with this petition and gave much discretion to the local officials for the "avoiding of loss of time and the opportunities of the furtherance of husbandry."
By 1644, Zaccheus was living in Ipswich, in the section now occupied by Topsfield. Zaccheus' son-in-law stated in 1665 that "about 21 years before, William Paine sold land to Zaccheus Gould, where his house now stands."

In 1644, Zaccheus petitioned the General Court to have the section of Ipswich he lived incorporated as a separate town from Ipswich. The General Court agreed to this on October 18, 1650;
"In answer to the request of Zaccheus Gould and William Howard of Topsfield, the Court doth grant that Topsfield shall henceforth be a town, and have power within themselves to order all civil affairs, as other towns have."

Zaccheus Gould, William Paine and Brian Hamilton sent the General Court a petition concerning the name of their new town.
"We humbly Intreate this honored Court that you wold be pleased to bestowe a name upon our Village at the new medowes at Ipswich which wee suppose may bee an incoragment to others to Come to live amongst us: and also a meanes to further a ministry amongst us, wee think that hempsteed will be a fit name if the Court please to gratify us herewith.'
The General Court replied;

"This dept. have granted this Pet. wth Refference to the Consent of or honoured magists."
Wm Torrey by order &c
The magtrs (upon conference wth som of the principall [persons] interested) doe thinke it fitt it should be called Toppesfeild weh they referre to the consent of ye brn the Deptyes. Jo. Winthrop:Gov

This change in name was probably due to the influence of one of the governor’s assistants, Samuel Symonds, who was from Topsfield, England.
In 1651, Zaccheus took the oath of Fidelity but he never became a freeman.

Zaccheus appeared in Ipswich Court on a number of occasions. On January 26, Richard Shatswell brought 1650 51 a complaint against him. Shatswell claimed that he took one of his mares that had strayed from his Farm. The court found for Shatswell and Zaccheus had to return the mare. A related suit involved a charge of slander brought against Joseph Fowler by Zaccheus. Apparently, Fowler had called Zaccheus a horsethief. The court awarded Zaccheus damages of 10 pounds.

On April 24, 1656 Zaccheus was arraigned, in the Ipswich Court, for absence from meeting on the Lord’s Day.

In 1659 on March 29, Zaccheus was brought before the Ipswich Court on charges that he had disturbed the Church services. He was accused of having "sat down on the end of the table about which the minister and scribe sit, with his hat full on his head and his back toward all the rest. Although spoken to by the minister and others he altered not his posture. He spoke audibly when the minister was speaking" Witnesses against him in this case were Captain William Perkins and Isaac Cummings. Isaac Cummings appears to have been involved in a number of court cases against Zaccheus. In this case the court ordered that Zaccheus be "admonished".

In another case, Zaccheus Gould was found guilty of entertaining Quakers and fined 3 pounds. His nephew, Daniel Gould, a recent convert of the Quakers, was sentenced to be whipped with 30 stripes and to depart the town within five days. If he failed to depart, he would be placed in jail. This shows how serious the community took the "approved" religion and how they treated dissenters. Zaccheus himself seemed to be fairly liberal about religious matters, being friendly both to the Baptists and the Quakers, neither of whom were looked upon with favor by the prevailing religion.

This fine was later remitted in the spring of 1660. This was apparently because Zaccheus' property had sustained some serious losses due to a fire.
The first house built on the Farm, purchased from William Paine, was a garrison or blockhouse designed as a place of refugee against Indian raids.
Zaccheus died between March 30, 1688 and November 13, 1688. He was buried on land near the town meeting house. At the time of his death, he was one of the largest landholders in the area, having amassed 3000 Acres in the area, which was then Rowley Village and later Boxford.

The Zaccheus Gould House is a historic First Period house at 85 River Road in Topsfield, Massachusetts. The oldest part of the house was built c. 1670, probably for Zaccheus Gould by John Gould, one of the founders of Topsfield. The house is a 2.5 story five bay wood frame structure. The older portion of the house is on the right of the central chimney; the portion on the left is estimated to have been added c. 1700. The workmanship on the exposed framing elements inside the house suggests that the same workman also worked on the Stephen Foster House.

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. Because the property was subdivided, it is no longer at its listed address, 73 Prospect Street. The property also contributes to the River Road-Cross Street Historic District, listed in 2005. 
Gould, Zaccheus (I6087)
7375 Zebulon Butler (1731 -July 28, 1795) was a soldier and politician from Connecticut who served with the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He represented the Wyoming Valley (now in northeast Pennsylvania) in the Connecticut Assembly. At the time, the territory was claimed both by Connecticut (which claimed a wide swath of land to the west) and by Pennsylvania, and was nominally under the former's jurisdiction. Zebulon Butler was born in Ipswich, Massachusetts to John and Hannah Perkins, who shortly after moved to Lyme, Connecticut. He learned to read and write from an early age, as well as the importance of record keeping. From his parents he inherited a large estate, making him quite wealthy. In 1755, the colonial militias were mustered to repel an attack by the French. During this time, Butler was commissioned as an ensign to Captain Andrew Ward in the 3rd regiment of the Connecticut army. The 3rd regiment was stationed at Fort William Henry in 1756. On May 27, 1758, Butler was promoted to lieutenant of the 9th company of the 4th Connecticut regiment, stationed at Fort Edward. On October 4, he participated in a scouting mission to Fort Carillon and Crown Point. Shortly after, he took part in a failed attack on those places. In March 1759, he was made Captain of the 9th Company and participated in a successful attack on Crown Point. On January 1, 1777, Butler was commissioned as lieutenant colonel of the 3rd Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army. He commanded the garrison of Forty Fort in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania. His most famous action was the Battle of Wyoming, which resulted in his defeat by British-allied forces; he lost 340 men while attacking a superior force estimated at 574 Loyalists and Iroquois under the command of Loyalist Colonel John Butler Butler, Zebulon (I23772)
7376 Zilpah Rogers Death Date: 10 Mar 1814 Age: 77 yr. w. of James Cemetery Records Hyde, Zylphia (I23570)
7377 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, Thomas (I9295)
7378 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Thomson, Harriet (I9328)
7379 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Scott, Frances (I9557)
7380 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, William Albert (I9989)
7381 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, George T (I9992)
7382 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Mason, Mary Ann (I10004)
7383 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Brown, Polly Mary (I10177)
7384 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, William Wallace II (I28495)
7385 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Buchanan, Ellen Agnes (I28505)
7386 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, Allan (I28507)
7387 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, Janet Amelia (I28508)
7388 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, Ida May (I28524)
7389 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, John (I28526)
7390 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, Charles Newton (I28527)
7391 Zion-Wexford Cemetery Walton, John Wallace (I32704)
7392 [Roy Carson Alvin Robertson www. ourfamilyleaves. com. FTW]

Johanne has a son named Ryan from a previous relationship. 
Family F6251
7393 [WILLA (-after 936). Willa is named "uxore…Boso Tusciæ provinciæ marchio regis frater" by Liutprand, without giving her origin, when he records the marriage of her daughter Willa in 936[127]. According to Jean-Noël Mathieu, she was the daughter of Rudolf I King of Burgundy, basing this on the fact that she was sent to Burgundy when she was separated from her Husband in 936[128], which is recorded by Liutprand[129], but there are presumably other plausible explanations for her destination de Burgundy, Princess of Burgundy Willa (I6628)
7394 “Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England”, volume 3, by Savage.

“John Ormsby was a Proprietor at Rehoboth in 1668. He was one of Gallup’s Company in 1690 in Phips’expedition against Quebec.”

John Ormsby, born before 1645 possibly at Saco (Maine), as a Proprietor of Rehoboth Mass in 1668. No Wife’s name is given, but lists five children as Elizabeth born 27 Nov. 1674, Mary born 4 APR 1677, Jonathan born 26 Aug. 1678, Martha born 7 May 1680 and Jacob born 16 Mar 1682. John Ormsby was brother of Jacob and Thomas, also of Rehoboth and son of Richard Ormsby and Sarah.

John Ormsby’s name (or his son’s) was included “of the inhabitants and proprietors of the Towne of Rehoboth having Rights and Titles to the Measuages, Tenements and Lands contained in the quit-claim deed of William Bradford to the town of Rehoboth, which hath been reade and allowed in a full Towne Meeting, February the 7th, 1689:”

Plymouth Scrapbook.
June 2, 1669, he gave bond as administrator of an estate April 1, 1669, he inventoried the estate of F. Stevens. He was a witness on the bond of Richard Bowen, II of Rehoboth. His signature on all these documents is spelled Ormsby.

History of Rehoboth by Tilton.
In a list of persons sharing in land given by Quit Claim Deed from King Phillip, May 26, 1668, among others were; Ormsby, John, Thomas, Jacob. (All sons of Richard).

History of Rehoboth, Mass. by Tilton.
In a list of inhabitants and proprietors who shared in lands given to the Town of Rehoboth, by Quit Claim Deed Feb. 7, 1689, by William Bradford and recorded Apr. 21, 1735, among others were; Ormsby, John, Thomas, and Mary, Jacob Ormsby’s daughter. (Jacob had died 1677).

Inventory of the estate of Francis Stevens of Rehoboth was made April 1st, 1669 by Wm. Carpenter and John Ormsby.

Bradford Co. Pa Queries
John’s sister, Grace Martin (1640 England - July 4, 1710 Rehoboth) married John Ormsby (b. Sept 21, 1640 - March 10, 1717 18 Rehoboth) on Jan 25, 1663 64 in Rehoboth. 
Ormsby, John (I31490)
7395 “he arrived in Salem with a young family not far from 1630, and lodged for a time at Lynn. A section of land was assigned to him, in that part of Plymouth called Duxbury, July 3, 1637. This section of land, being forfeited by his removal to Sandwich in the same year, was assigned to Nicholas Robbins, November 5, 1638, who made to the former occupant some remuneration for fences and culture.
In the settlement of Sandwich, Thomas Burgess became associated with Edmund Freeman, Henry Feake, Richard Chad-well, William Almy, Thomas Tupper, William Wood, Edward Dillingham, John Carman, George Knott, and Thomas Dexter. " He was," says Dr. Savage, "a chief man of them." In the church, instituted in 1638, under the pastoral care of William Leverich, he was an original member. In process of time he became a large landholder, and with advancing age he was called Goodman Burgess. He served the town in every office, humble or honorable, from road-surveyor to deputy to the Court at Plymouth, for several successive years.
There is a charm in the fact that the patriarchal estate has never been alienated from the family. Benjamin,-the founder of the commercial house of Benjamin Burgess and Sons, Boston, -a lineal descendant of the sixth generation, held it in his possession, and in 1863, could point out the old cellar in which Thomas stored his fruits, and the bubbling fountain from which he drank for forty-eight years,-dying, February 13, 1685, aged eighty-two years. His grave was honored with a monumenteil slab, imported from England. " This was the only monument," says Amos Otis, Esq., "set up for any pilgrim of the first generation." Dorothy, his wife, died Feb. 27, 1687.
The descendants of Thomas Burgess, thousands in number, are dispersed from Maine to California. They are chiefly devoted, as it should be, to agriculture. Many navigate the seas. Some are employed in the mechanic arts, and others are found in the medical, clerical and legal professions. As a race, they hold fast their moral and religious integrity., But some do not so far appreciate their alliance to tbe Puritan Pilgrim of the Old Colony, as to send forwa^Road their names to be enrolled in these Records. Such may find their curiosity stimulated, to trace out their genealogy more privately, by the aid of a few direct lines of descent, from the first to the seventh generation.
WILL OF THOMAS BURGESS. The orthography slightly amended.
I, Thomas Burgess, Senr., of Sandwich, being through God's goodness full of years, and waiting for my change, and yet having my understanding remaining with me,-blessed be God,-and also through God's great goodness being possessed of a competent outward estate, do now on serious consideration make this my last Will and Testament, touching the disposal of my estate after my dear wife and myself be decently buried, and all necessary charges defrayed, and all debts paid, the remaining part I give as fol-loweth:
Item. I give unto my eldest son, Thomas Burgess, of Rhode Island, five pounds out of my movable estate, to be paid by my executors after our decease.
Item. I give unto my son, Jacob Burgess, upon good consideration, all my house-lot, dwelling-house, barn and out-houses, all my upland on both sides of the cartway, all that belongs to my homestead dwelling. I also give him all my meadow that I have lying below Michael Blackwell's dwelling-house on both sides of Scussett river, for him my said son Jacob Bur-fess to enjoy, use and possess during his natural life; and after his decease give the said dwelling-house, barn and all the forementioned lands, both upland and meadow, to his son Thomas Burgess, my grandson, to him and his heirs forever. But if my said grandson die without heirs, then my will is that the said house and lands above-mentioned shall return to the next heir of my son, Jacob Burgess. I give also to my said son, Jacob Burgess, all my land lying near and adjacent to Thomas Tupper's lands below the cartway, having Mr. Freeman's land on the western side. These I give to him upon this condition, that he, my said son Jacob Burgess, pay or cause to be paid unto my grandson Thomas Burgess, son of my son John Burgess, ten pounds in good pay, to be made to him my grandson, at twenty-three years of age.
Item. I give unto my son, Joseph Burgess, the first and second lots th^t adjoin his other lands near his house, if my said son accept of them so as to pay unto my son, John Burgess, five pounds; but if my son Joseph refuse said lands upon such terms, as to pay said five pounds as aforesaid, then my will is that said land return to my son, Ezra Perry, and that he perform the condition,-I mean by two lots, those lots that were once * * *; then I give them: I give to my said son, Ezra Perry, all my other lands that lie above the said two lots, for him to enjoy forever, the which lands I bought of Mr. Edward Freeman, II
Item. I give to my dear wife all my movable estate, to be at her own disposing at her decease. I mean chattels of all sorts that I may have.
And I do appoint and ordain my son, Ezra Perry, and my son, Jacob
Burgess, to be my Executors to see this my last Will performed, as I witness under my hand and seal, this fourth day of April, 1684.”
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH FROM SEVERAL SOURCES: The origin of Thomas Burgess, the immigrant, is not yet verified. Although there are claims that he was born in 1601 to a gentry family in Truro, Cornwall, England, it is more likely that he was not a member of the gentry as class distinctions were rigidly observed even in early Massachusetts and he is referred to as Goodman Burgess while living in Massachusetts instead of being called "Mr. Burgess." Also, he could not sign his name on documents, using a mark instead, indicating that he was not educated. It is more likely that he was born in Yorkshire, where it is believed that probably he is the Thomas Burgess who married Dorothy Waynes in Tanfield, Yorkshire, England in 1628. There are claims that he first arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630, which also is unlikely. These issues are discussed in an article, "Doubting Thomases," prepared by Joseph Earl Burgess that is available on the website. Mr. Burgess refers to extensive research on these issues by noted genealogist Winifred Lovering Holman (Mrs. Frank R. Dodge), available with the title of Burgess Lineage at the library of the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, MA. The late Mrs. Dodge asserts that "there seems not an iota of documentary proof for the idea. My careful study shows no evidence that Thomas was ever of the Bay Colony" [Salem was in the Massachusetts Bay Colony]. All that is actually known is that on 3 Jul 1637 he received land in Duxbury in the Plymouth Colony, but forfeited that land to move to Sandwich on Cape Cod, settling in the area now called Sagamore.. In Sandwich he was one of the leading citizens--an original church member in 1638, a large landholder, and a holder of a number of offices in the community. Thomas Burgess fought in the Narragansett War in 1642 and in that year he was elected to represent Sandwich in the provincial legislature where he continued to serve his constituency in that capacity for eleven consecutive years, a term of service among the longest periods of representation in the Colony, The deputies were elected annually, and there were usually eighteen for the entire Colony. His name also appears as a town selectman. He was to help with the surveying, 'to lay out and order the true bounds of every inhabitant's lands' in 1658 at Sandwich. Thomas Burgess died on 13 Feb 1684/1685 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Plymouth Colony {later in Massachusetts]. His wife Dorothy died there on 27 Feb 1687/1688. Prior to 1752, the new year began on March 25.. In the instances of these deaths, under current calendaring procedures the years of death would be 1685 and 1688. Both years for each event should be included in recording such an event. He left a will dated 4 Apr 1684 that was proven on 4 Mar 1684/1685.. He and his wife are buried in the Old Town Cemetery in Sandwich, a new tombstones having been erected in 1917. Fragments of the original tombstones now being used as footstones.
The old family cradle of Thomas Burgess was rocked near the seaside. The bay was spread out in full view, and the roar of the surf was heard in every tempest. His athletic sons, early accustomed to adventure in the fisheries, and poorly re­ warded by a sterile soil for work on the land, were often allured to seek their fortune on the treacherous ocean. Many of them have been ordinary mariners, and not a few the brave commanders of ships. :No pen has noted down the number of the lost, and no monumental stones indicate their resting place. In some instances, father and son, or two brothers, have fallen victims in the same disaster. Death has followed hardship and danger. In vain, anxious hearts have throbbed, and tears have freely flowed. The husband, the brother, the son, did not return. Where are so many wives made widows, and so many children fatherless, as along our maritime borders? How marvelous is the Christian doctrine, so contrary to our natural sense, "The sea shall give up the dead that are in it”
The ocean cemetery has no inclosing wall, and no names are inscribed on its rocks. Every descendant of Thomas may know that many of his kindred sleep in tombs invisible and unvisited, around which the waves and storms chaunt a requiem. In this connection, it is grateful to acknowledge that much is done to improve the condition of mariners. There are Sailors' Homes, Mariners' Chapels, Libraries and Saving Institutions, besides the Light House, the Life Boat and other apparatus.

The military element, too, has been strongly developed. The name in England inherits eleven distinctive heraldic emblems, or coats of armor. Thomas and his sons participated in the Indian conflicts. The patriotic fire burned in the souls of their descendants in the French war and in the Revolutionary struggle. Some fell in battle, and others died in the military camp and in the prison ship. Those who survived to return home, laid up in their houses the memorials of past danger and deliverance. The writer of these sentences, when a child, read with wonder the old parchment commissions to his fathers, with rich seals and signatures, and handled proudly their belts and swords, putting on their wigs and threecornered hats. 
Burgess, Thomas II (I31736)
7396 “One of the things about a town which really makes it appear a friendly community is the presence of some of the old-timers who are regular visitors to the main street. Here in Gravenhurst one of these gentlemen is John Boon. John, who will celebrate his 75th birthday on June 5th can be seen on Muskoka St at nearly any hour of the day. He’s short, has a slight limp, grey hair and mustache and has a facinating voice and a hearty laugh. He was a lumberman and drove the rivers for Mickle Dyment and Son several years ago. Unfortunately John suffers with rheumatism which he attributes to working on the rivers. Often times he would become soaked with water and would continue work just the same. He figures he’s paying for it now, so while he is still able to get around he is leaving Gravenhurst in a few days to spend the remainder of his life with his sister in the Ottawa district. Sorry to see John move on. We’ll miss him.”Gravenhurst Banner May 25, 1950 Boon, John (I10437)
7397 “Sacred to the memory of Andrew A. Thompson who died May 24 1873 aged 78 years a native of Dumfries-shire Scotland”. Thomson, Andrew III (I7856)

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