Ann Burgess

Female13 March 1782–20 January 1856

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Burgess was born on 13 March 1782, in Comberton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Burgess, was 29 and her mother, Martha Stitlls, was 27. She married Masters Marshall on 24 December 1804, in Boxworth, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 20 January 1856, in Comberton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73, and was buried in Comberton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Masters Marshall
Ann Burgess
Marriage: 24 December 1804
Francis Marshall
William Marshall
Richard Marshall
Robert Marshall
Anne Marshall
Master Marshall
Mary Marshall

Sources (36)

  • Ann Marshall in household of Masters Marshall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ann, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann Burgess in entry for Masters Marshall, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1804Boxworth, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 19

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 26

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 33

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: status name from Middle English burge(i)s, burgis, borgeis ‘inhabitant of a borough’ (strictly one possessing full municipal rights), ‘freeman of a borough’. 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 (as opposed to payment in kind); in Scotland it involved payment in service, guarding the town. The -eis ending is from Latin -ensis (modern English -ese as in Portuguese). Compare Burger .

    Americanized form of French Bourgeois .

    History: Thomas Burgess came from England to MA c. 1630 and eventually settled in Sandwich, MA.

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

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