Capt. Silas Burbank

1738–14 September 1814 (Age 76)
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Silas

When Capt. Silas Burbank was born in 1738, in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Caleb Burbank, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Wheeler, was 28. He married Hannah Baird on 4 February 1763, in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He registered for military service in 1775. He died on 14 September 1814, in Parsonsfield, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Parsonsfield, York, Maine, United States.

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Capt. Silas Burbank
1738–14 September 1814
Hannah Baird
Marriage: 4 February 1763
David Burbank
Abigail Burbank
Caleb Harmon
Miriam Burbank
F Burbank
Eleazar Burbank
Caleb Burbank
Elizabeth Burbank
Abigail Burbank
Samuel Baird Burbank
Hannah Burbank
F Burbank
Mary Burbank

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1763Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (6)

    Age 34
    Historical Boundaries: 1772: York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: York, Massachusetts, United States 1820: York, Maine, United States
    Age 38
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 43
    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: 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.

    Sources (9)

    • Legacy NFS Source: (Capt) Silas Burbank - birth:
    • Silus Burbank, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
    • Silas Burbank, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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