Huldah Priscilla Burgess

1746–10 August 1811 (Age 65)
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Huldah Priscilla

When Huldah Priscilla Burgess was born in 1746, in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Burgess I, was 35 and her mother, Mercy Benson, was 22. She married Reuben Stephen Wing about 1772, in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 10 August 1811, in Wayne, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Wayne, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Reuben Stephen Wing
Huldah Priscilla Burgess
Marriage: about 1772
Stephen Wing
Mehitable Wing
Reuben Wing Jr.
Joseph Wing
Hannah Wing
Mercy Wing
Shubael Wing

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1772Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    Age 27
    Historical Boundaries: 1773: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States
    Age 30
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 35
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    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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    Sources (3)

    • Priscilla Wing, "Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999"
    • Priscilla Burgess Wing, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990

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