Desire Bourne

September 1746–29 March 1747
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Desire

When Desire Bourne was born in September 1746, in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Col. Silas Bourne, was 44 and her mother, Mary Allen, was 37. She died on 29 March 1747, in her hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Col. Silas Bourne
1701–1772
Mary Allen
1709–1797
James Bourne
1730–1807
Shearjashub Bourne
1733–1733
Melatiah Bourne
1734–1803
Capt. Silas Bourne
1737–1781
Mary Bourne
1739–1759
Ezra Bourne
1741–1742
Desire Bourne
1746–1747

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Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, Old English burna, burne ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example Bourn in Cambridgeshire or Bourne in Lincolnshire. This word was replaced as the general word for a stream in southern dialects by Old English brōc ( see Brook ) and came to be restricted in meaning to a stream flowing only intermittently, especially in winter.

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

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  • Desire Bourn, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Desire Bourne, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Desire Bourne - birth: September 1746; Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

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