Edghill Burnside

Brief Life History of Edghill

When Edghill Burnside was born on 7 November 1797, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, his father, Capt James Burnside, was 45 and his mother, Anna Margaret Edghill, was 40. He married Pamela Brown on 14 July 1814, in Liberty, Center Township, Union, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 25 March 1859, in Liberty, Center Township, Union, Indiana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Drook Cemetery, Liberty, Center Township, Union, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edghill Burnside
Pamela Brown
Marriage: 14 July 1814
Cynthia Ann Burnside
Henry Middleton Burnside
Henrietta Burnside
Henry Middeton Burnside
Governor Ambrose Everett Burnside
Benjamin Franklin Burnside
Ellen W Burnside
Thomas Brown Burnside
Harrison E Burnside
William Brown Burnside

Sources (17)

  • Edgil Burnsides, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Edgehill Burnside - Published information: birth-name: Edgehill Burnsides
  • Edghill Burnside, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

Scottish (central Scotland) and Irish (Ulster): habitational name from one of the many places so named (from burn- ‘stream’), especially those in Lanarkshire and West Lothian.

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

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