When Harriet Emma Burgess was born on 3 July 1856, in Orcheston, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Burgess, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 24. She married Josiah Draper on 18 August 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 22 September 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
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.
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Davis County Clipper, 1912-10-04 Mrs. Josiah Draper Passed Away https://newspapers.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1160451&q=%22josiah+draper%22&page=1&rows=50&fd=title_t%2Cpaper_t%2Cdate_tdt%2Ctype_t&sort=da …
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