New Brunswick, Canada
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 1883|
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.
Joseph Y. Burnham (1805 - 1888)*
Anna May Burnham Waide (1843 - 1877)*
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Aug 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116001558