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John MX Burnham
Of Ontario

Thomas Winston Burnham
New York

Zacheus Burnham
Ontario, Parents from NH and NY
 
Dea Billy Burnham
Vermont to NH

George Herbert Burnham
England

Rev. Mark Burnham
NH to Canada back to NH

George Burnham M.D.
NH to Canada and NY

Burnham, Frederick Russell (1861–1947)
Link to lots of data on Frederick

Alfred Burnham
Off Site From Dodge County, Georgia

Mills Olcott Burnham
Off Site,  From Vermont to, St Lucie, Florida  

Ralph H. Burnham  Orange, California, ( born at Bativa, Illinois)
This Biography is on Site Submitted by: Sue Poole

 William Burnham of Kensington CT.
This Bioigraphy is on this site

Anthony Rollins Burnam of Madison Co. KY
This Biography is at the Kentucky Biography Project.

 Curtis F. Burnam Born 1820 Richmond, KY
 This Biography is at the Kentucky Biography Project.

Robert Rodes Burnam of Madison, KY.
This Biography is at the Kentucky Biography Project.

 Thompson Burnam born 1830 Richmond, KY.
This Biography is at the Kentucky Biography Project.

Rufus Burnham of Burnham, Waldo Co. Maine
This Biography is at the Waldo  Co. Me. Archives Page  NEW
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Henry C. Burnham of De Calb Co. Mo.
    From "History of Missouri, Andrew & DeKalb County" Published 1888,
    Goodspeed Publishing Company

Dexter S. Burnham of Milford, New Hampshire
      This Biography is from, The History of Milford, New Hampshire

Hosea Ballou Burnham  of Rockingham Co. NH
This Biography is on this site

New Hamshire Biographies
From a book called "Life and Times in Hopkinton, N. H. in three parts"
by C. C. Lord published 1890

 Dewitt Colony Biographies of Tennessee  

This is a link to Jesse Burnam and son, William Owen Burnam
This was submitted by Loretta Kelldorf

Memoir of W.L. Burnham of Burnet Co., Texas
  This is a link to the Biography at the Burnet Co., TX USGENWEB site.
 
Illinois

Source; Illinois, History of Cass County, Illinois, ed. William Henry
Perrin. O. L. Baskin & Co. Historical Publishers, Chicago, 1882.
Cass County.

ALONZO F. BURNHAM, physician and surgeon, Ashland; was born in Mason County, Ill.
June 29, 1853; son of  Henry C. and Angeline(Currier) Burnham.  Henry C. Burnham, a farmer
by occupation, was born at Hampton,Windham Co., Conn., Jan. 30, 1826, and has, since 1853,
resided in Salt Creek Township, Mason Co., Ill.; his wife was born at Canadaigua, Ontario, N.Y.
Dec. 16, 1825; they are the parents of seven children.  The doctor received his primary education
in the country schools, and afterward attended an academy, after which he taught school and worked
on the farm.At the age of twenty-two he began the study of medicine with Dr. J. P. Walker, of
Mason City, Ill.; and attended the Rush Medical College three winter terms and one summer term,
and graduated in 1878.  He came to Ashland, April 3, 1878, and entered into partnership with
Dr. John Walker; they practiced in company until October, 1880, when, on account of ill health,
Dr. Walker retired from the practice of his profession, and Dr. Burnham has since practiced alone,
meeting with good success.  He was married Oct.29, 1879, in Mason Co., Ill., to Emma Blunt,
a native of that county, born Jan.  3, 1859, daughter of A. A. and Martha A.(Trailor) Blunt; he was
born in Hart Co., Ky., Feb.  21, 1831; she was born in Springfield, Ill., June 23, 1831; from this union
they have had one child, P. Garfield, born April 4, 1881, died Aug. 2, 1881.  The doctor is a
Republican and a member of the I.O.O.F., the K. of H. and the A.O.F. 

Kentucky

History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, Ed. W. Herrin                                                  Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884 P.256 (Rock CastlePrecinet)

J.R.Burnam was born in North Carolina,  October 4,1823. He is the son of Wilson and Elizabeth (Gambrel) Burnam both natives of North Carolina and of English desent. Wilson emigrated to Kentucky about the year 1830,and settled in Trigg County.He was a carpenter,and worked at his trade along with farming until his death in 1877  J.R. Burnam was educated in Trigg County and remained with his parents until 1850, when he married Sarah J. Holly a native of Kentucky. To them was born two sons and one daughter. Mrs. Burnam died some seventeen years ago and Mr.Burnam next married Lucy Hyden, a native of Tennessee. Two children bless this union,one son and one daughter. Mr Burnam is by trade a bricklayer and works his trade in connection with farming. He is a member of the I.O.O.F. at Rock Castle, also of the Blue Lodge, A,F.&A.M. at Parkersville,Kentucky.  He is one of the leading men of the precinet and county.

 

These Biographies were taken from the, Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of
American Biography of the Nineteenth Century.

All on Page 175
Hiram Burnham, soldier, was born in Maine. At the second battle of Fredericksburg he distinguished hinself for bravery
and courage, and again at Gettysburg. In April 1864, he was made brigadier-general, and during the campaign from the Wilderness to Petersburg he bore a conspicuous part. He was killed in battle September 29, 1864.

James C. Burnham, soldier, was born about 1820 in New York. After the fall of  Colonel Baxter he commmanded the regiment at the storming of Chapultepec, was promated to be lieutenant- colonel Setember 27, 1847, and led the regiment through the several battles around the city of Mexico, distinguishing himself in the attack on the Belen gate. After the war Colonel Burnham was city marshall of New York under Mayor Wood, and was a prominent politician for several years. He died September 2, 1866, in New York.

John Howard Burnham, soldier, journalist, bridge builder, was born October 31, 1834, in Essex, Mass. He was captain in company A, thirty-third Illinois volunteer infantry, during the Civil War. In 1864 he was superintendent of public schools at Blomington, Illinois, where for several years he was editor of the Pantagraph. As a bridge contractor he has been instrumental in the building of some of the largest bridges in Illinois and the West.

Michael Burnham, clergyman, author, was born June 28, 1839, in Essex, Mass. This eminent congregational clergyman is now pastor of the Pilgrim church of St. Louis, Mo. He is the author of numerous pamplets and orations.

Samuel Burnham, author, was born in 1883, in  Rindge, N.H. He wrote the history of East Boston, several small volumes for the American tract society on natural history, was one of the editors of the Congregationalist, literary editor of the Watchman and Reflector, a correspondent for peridicals, edited Charles Sumner's works,and at time of his death had nearly completed a history of the Old South church of Boston. He died June 22, 1873, in Boston, Mass.

Sarah Maria Burnham, author, was born in 1818, in Chester, Vermont. She is the author of Limestones and Marbles,their History and Uses: Struggles of the Nations, and Pleasant Memories of Foreign Travel: and other works.

Sherburne W. Burnham, astronomer, author, was born in 1838, in Vermont. He was astronomer at Lick Observatory  from  its foundation to 1892: and is now connected with Yerkes' Observatory and the universty of Chocago. He is the author of a number of scientific works, and has contributed valuable papers to current magazines.
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Thomas Brownell Burnham, manufacturer,was born in January 30, 1866, in New York city. He is a director in the Benedict and Burnham Manufacturing Co. Holmes, Booth, and Haydens, brass manufacturers, and the Waterbury Watch Co. all of Waterbury, Conn. He is also a large stockholder and director in the Sixth Avenue railroad of New York city.

Victor C. Burnham, farmer, lawyer, public official, was born April 23, 1851, in Wayne county, Mich. He graduated from the university of Michigan. He has served as mayor of Rogers City: has been city attorney: circuit court commissioner: and prosecuting attorney of Alpena county. He has served as city attorney and city judge of  Alpena; and is also as United States commossioner.


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