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Mary Bond Burrows
Birth: Aug. 24, 1765
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb., 1803
District Of Columbia, USA

Both Mary and her husband William Ward Burrows were originally buried here. William Ward Burrows was re-intered on May 12, 1892 at Arlington National Cemetery in Section 1, Grave 301-B in the Western Division, and a stone was placed there for him. No stone was placed for his wife Mary at Arlington. It is unknown at this time if and where Mary was re-intered. The grave photos shown on this, her memorial is the grave of her husband William Ward Burrows at Arlington National Cemetery.

Mary was the daughter of Dr. Thomas Bond, Jr., and Ann Morgan. She was baptized November 28, 1765 by The Rev. Richard Peters, Rector of Christ Church, Philadelphia. Her parents are named in the baptism record as Thomas and Ann Bond.

She married William Ward Burrows on September 13, 1783 at Kinderton Farm in Northern Liberties, near Philadelphia. William Ward Burrows was the son of William Burrows and Mary Ward. He was the 1st Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the reconstituted United States Marine Corps. Upon his death in 1805 he was buried beside his wife Mary at the Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Georgetown, Washington City (as this location was called then). On May 12, 1892, he was re-interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. (I assume his wife Mary was re-interred here also). In the Burrows-Thompson Bible, it is recorded that Mary Bond, daughter of Dr. Thomas Bond of Philadelphia, granddaughter of Dr. Thomas Bond of the same place, married William Ward Burrows.

The Burrows-Thompson Bible was presented to the United States Marine Corps on October 12, 1971 by Mrs. Keith Neville, a descendant, and was authenticated by the Library of Congress Washington, D.C. on October 10, 1972. It is now in the United States Marine Corps Archives.

The five children of Mary Bond and William Ward Burrows whose births, marriages and deaths were all recorded in the Burrows-Thompson bible were:

1. Sarah, born June 19, 1784, baptized March 27, 1785 at Kinderton Farm, by the Rev. William White, First Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America. Godparents were Mr. Sim, & Miss Sally Bond. She married James Thompson (became a General) in Washington City, May 31, 1803. Sarah died March 31, 1848.

2. William, Commander of the sloop of war, Enterprise, was born October 6, 1785 and died a hero in the War of 1812 on September 6, 1813.

3. Ann, who was born April 19, 1787 and died an infant May 14, 1787.

4. Elizabeth Ann, who was born May 9, 1788 and died an infant January 26, 1789.

5. Frances Harriott Burrows, who was born June 14, 1798 in Philadelphia, and baptized May 24, 1799 in Philadelphia. She married John Nelson, son of Roger Nelson and Mary Brooke Sim November 18, 1816 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Georgetown by The Rev. Mister Addison. John Nelson became a Congressman, Ambassador to Italy and then Attorney General of the United States. Frances Harriotte (Burrows) Nelson died April 28, 1836 in Baltimore, Maryland. She had 10 children. Her husband married 2nd Matilda Tenant March 13, 1838 and had two children by her.
Family links: 
  Thomas Bond (1743 - 1793)
  Ann Morgan Bond (1744 - 1774)
  William Ward Burrows (1768 - 1805)
  Sarah Burrows Thompson (1784 - 1848)*
  Frances Harriott Burrows Nelson (1798 - 1836)*
  Mary Bond Burrows (1765 - 1803)
  Sarah Bond Easton (1769 - 1795)*
  Thomas Bond (1770 - 1774)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Presbyterian Cemetery (Defunct)
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
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Record added: May 17, 2009
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