Thankful Burnam

14 September 1746–5 May 1822 (Age 75)
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Thankful

When Thankful Burnam was born on 14 September 1746, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Josiah Burnham, was 58 and her mother, Abigail Giddings, was 38. She married David Story on 15 November 1770, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 May 1822, in Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Story
Thankful Burnam
Marriage: 15 November 1770
Charles Story
David Story
Charles Story
Thankful Story
Abagail Story
Abraham B. Story
Susannah (Susanna) Story
Sarah C. Story
Warren Story
Lois ( Louis) Story

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1770Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (6)

    Age 30
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 30
    New Hampshire is 9th state.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 40
    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: variant of Burnham . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Thankful Burnam, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Thankful Burnham, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Thankful Burnham, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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