Amy Burlingham

22 September 1819–16 December 1879 (Age 60)
Hallowell, Prince Edward, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Amy

When Amy Burlingham was born on 22 September 1819, in Hallowell, Prince Edward, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, her father, Rensselaer Burlingham, was 32 and her mother, Phebe Bowerman, was 27. She married John Shortt on 25 February 1837, in Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 16 December 1879, in Sophiasburg, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John Shortt
Amy Burlingham
Marriage: 25 February 1837
Phebe Shortt
Hiram Shortt

Spouse and Children

    John Shortt



25 February 1837
Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada


    Phebe Shortt


    Hiram Shortt


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 48

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 50


Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): habitational name from Burlingham in Norfolk ‘homestead (Old English hām) of Bærla's or Byrla's people’, or from Birlingham in Worcestershire ‘enclosure (Old English hamm) of Byrla's people’.

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

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  • Amy Burlingham, "Ontario, Marriages, 1800-1910"

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