Capt. Silas Burbank

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

The Life 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 10 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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Family Time Line

Capt. Silas Burbank
1738–1814
Hannah Baird
1743–
Marriage: 4 February 1763
David Burbank
1763–1806
Abigail Burbank
1766–
Caleb Harmon
1768–1790
Miriam Burbank
1768–1838
Burbank
1776–
Abigail Burbank
Daughter Burbank
Miriam Burbank
Eleazar Burbank
1764–1840
Caleb Burbank
1765–1785
Elizabeth Burbank
1766–1810
Abigail Burbank
1769–
Samuel Baird Burbank
1772–1833
Hannah Burbank
1774–1846
Mary Burbank
1788–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 February 1763
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States
children

(15)

    David Burbank

    Male1763–1806Male

    Eleazar Burbank

    Male1764–1840Male

    Caleb Burbank

    Male1765–1785Male

    Abigail Burbank

    Female1766–Female

    Female1766–1810Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1772

Age 34

Historical Boundaries: 1772: York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: York, Massachusetts, United States 1820: York, Maine, United States
1776

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 (3)

  • Silas Burbank, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Silas Burbank, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"
  • Silas Burbank, "Find A Grave Index"

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