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Judge Ebenezer Burrill, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1679
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1761
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Ebenezer was born in his grandfather's house on Boston Street, corner of Federal Street in Lynn, Mass. and a younger brother of "the beloved Speaker," was quite eminent in his day, and distinguished as Honorable Ebenezer Burrill. When he married Martha they settled at Swampscott on an estate given him by his father.

He was a remarkable man for sound judgement, benevolence, and activity in all useful enterprises, was six times chosen Representative, and was a
Counsellor in 1731 and 1746.

In 1732 he was entrusted with the settlement of important business with the Indians at Casco Bay. He possessed a large estate in lands, and was able to provide well for his numerous family. The inventory of his estate indicates that he lived in very respectable style, and among his personal property may be found enumerated one negro slave named Caesar.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Burrill (1631 - 1703)
  Lois Ivory Burrill (1640 - 1720)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Farrington Burrill (1679 - 1760)*
 
 Children:
  Ebenezer Burrill (1703 - 1778)*
  John Burrill (1705 - 1724)*
  Mary Burrill Mower (1712 - 1738)*
  Eunice Burrill Green (1713 - 1760)*
  Lois Burrill (1715 - 1736)*
  Samuel Burrill (1717 - 1797)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Burrill Pickering (1661 - 1714)*
  Samuel Burrill (1674 - 1713)*
  Ebenezer Burrill (1679 - 1761)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
from "Inscriptions from the old burying ground, Lynn, Mass." by Moulton, 1868, p. 28:

Here lyes buried the body of the Hon'ble Ebenezer Burrill Esq'r. who departed this life Sept. ye 6th A. D. 1761, in ye 82d year of his age
 
Burial:
Western Burial Ground
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Eugenia Bonnie (Brown) R...
Originally Created by: Tarbox family
Record added: Aug 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40480108
Judge Ebenezer Burrill, Sr
Added by: Eugenia Bonnie (Brown) Ruff
 
Judge Ebenezer Burrill, Sr
Added by: Tarbox family
 
Judge Ebenezer Burrill, Sr
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Added by: Lawrence Whiting
 
 
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In memory of my 6th gt grandfather.
- Eugenia Bonnie (Brown) Ruff
 Added: Jan. 17, 2013
Interesting grave marker....Rest in peace,Ebenezer....
- Taphophile
 Added: Aug. 20, 2011
 
 
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