Miriam Burbank

Female13 April 1825–1 April 1915

Brief Life History of Miriam

When Miriam Burbank was born on 13 April 1825, in Danville, Les Sources, Quebec, Canada, her father, Captain Abijah Burbank, was 24 and her mother, Mary Willey, was 26. She married John Curtis Cleveland on 14 February 1850. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Shipton, Richmond, Quebec, Canada for about 10 years and Richmond, Quebec, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 1 April 1915, at the age of 89, and was buried in Danville, Les Sources, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Curtis Cleveland
Miriam Burbank
Marriage: 14 February 1850
Holsey Horatio Cleveland
Mary L. Cleveland
Ephraim Foster Cleveland
Clara E Cleveland
Susan M. Cleveland
Henry Herbert Cleveland
Albert E. Cleveland

Sources (10)

  • Mirian Cleveland in household of Cirtis Cleveland, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Miriam Burbank Cleveland, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Miriam Burbank in entry for Clara E Olney, "New Hampshire Death Certificates, 1938-1959"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1850
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 44



    Age 46

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name, perhaps from Burbank House in Dacre, Cumbria, possibly named with Old English burh ‘stronghold, manor’ + Old Danish banke ‘bank, ridge’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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