Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Burnhams in:
 • Hillside Cemetery
 • Eastport
 • Washington County
 • Maine
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Ellza Cummings Burnham
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: 1812
West Isles
Charlotte County
New Brunswick, Canada
Death: Dec. 19, 1883
Washington County
Maine, USA

Her name is probably buried under the grass at the top of the grave marker

Deaths: In Eastport, 19 December 1883, Eliza, wife of Joseph Burnham, 71 years (Eastport Sentinel, January 2, 1884)

In the 1880 U.S. Census, carpenter Joseph Y. Burnham, 75, born Maine, parents born N.H., was living in Eastport, Maine, with Eliza, 67, born Canada, father born Mass., mother born Canada; grandson Edward S. Waide, 13, born Maine, parents born Maine; and grandson Frank J. Waide, 7, born Maine, parents born Maine.

In the 1870 U.S. Census, carpenter Joseph Burnham, 65, born Maine, was living in Eastport, Maine, with Eliza, 56, born N.B.; saloon keeper John Wade, 37; Anna M., 27; and E. Shead, 3, all born in Maine; carpenter R.J. Saunders, 34, born N.B.; Emma, 33, born Maine; Arthur, 8, born N.B.; Netty, 4, born Maine; George, 15; Harriet J., 3; and Frank P., 5 months, all born in N.B.

In the 1860 U.S. Census, Joseph Y. Burnham, 55, born Maine, was living in Eastport, Maine, with Eliza, 46, born N.B.; Anna M., 17; and Charles W., 13, both born in Maine.

In the 1850 U.S. Census, joiner Joseph Burnham, 43, born Maine, was living in Eastport, Maine, with Elisa,37, born N.B.; joiner E.... A., 20; joiner George E., 16; Joseph W., 12; Thomas, 10; Ann, 8; and Charles, 4, all born in Maine; joiner Robert Boyd, 20, born Maine; and joiner James Barn, 20, born Maine.

Joseph Burnham and Eliza Cummings married on December 31, 1829 in Eastport. (Maine State Archives)

Eliza was the daughter of Leonard and Sarah Cummings.

Family links: 
  Joseph Y. Burnham (1805 - 1888)*
  Anna May Burnham Waide (1843 - 1877)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
Washington County
Maine, USA
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Aug 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116001558
Ellza <i>Cummings</i> Burnham
Added by: SusanE
Ellza <i>Cummings</i> Burnham
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Dale & Patti
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service