Henry Burbank

30 July 1764–1839 (Age 74)
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Henry

When Henry Burbank was born on 30 July 1764, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Abijah Burbank, was 28 and his mother, Mary Spring, was 23. He married Mary Polly Johnston in 1783. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1839, in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 75.

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Henry Burbank
Mary Polly Johnston
Marriage: 1783
Charles J. Burbank
Abijah Burbank
Jonathan Burbank
Michael Burbank
Henry Burbank
Elijah Burbank
Mary Burbank

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World Events (8)


Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 12

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 22

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Burbank, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jonathan Burbank in entry for Moses Burbank, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Burbank - death: 1839; Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

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