Ishmael Burgess

Brief Life History of Ishmael

When Ishmael Burgess was christened on 4 September 1791, in Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Burgess, was 21 and his mother, Ellen Valentine, was 22.

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Thomas Burgess
1769–
Ellen Valentine
1769–
Samuel Burgess
1791–1856
Ishmael Burgess
1791–
Martha Burgess
1794–
Sarah Burgess
1799–
Ann Burgess
1792–
Jane Burgess
1799–
Elizabeth Burgess
1803–1879

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    World Events (3)

    1815

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

    1823

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1825 · Museum of Lancashire

    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

    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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