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Richard Henry Burden
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Birth: 1837
Clay County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1907
Macomb
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA

Richard Henry Burden was born in Clay Co. MO, the son of Robert Henry Burden and Eliza Turnham. His father died when he was two years old and his only brother died nine years later. Richard and his mother always lived next to his grandparents, Col. Joel and Elizabeth Turnham, his grandfather becoming his "father figure."

He married Prudence Samuel in 1861 in Clay Co. MO. They moved to Clifty, Madison Co. AR about 1875, then moved to Oklahoma Territory in 1892, settling 5 miles NW of present-day Macomb, OK.

Richard and Prudence were the parents of Richard Henry Lee Burden, William Fielding Burden, and Anna E. Burden.

Richard is buried beside his wife, Prudence (Samuel) Burden. The letters R.H.B. are carved into his Tombstone. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Prudence Blackburn Samuel Burden (1841 - 1907)
 
 Children:
  Richard Henry Lee Burden (1862 - 1917)*
  Anna E. Burden Cobb (1875 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Linda Kaye Cope Lanier
Record added: Oct 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30679576
Richard Henry Burden
Added by: Linda Kaye Cope Lanier
 
 
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 Added: Jun. 2, 2009
 
 
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