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Richard Burgess
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1782
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1861
Arkansas, USA

Richard Burgess, married Elizabeth "Betsy" Hall, daughter of Rev. Joshua Hall, Sr. and Sarah Sellers Hall, married October 2, 1810 Burke County, North Carolina.

Richard Burgess enlisted on December 18, 1813 at Shelbyville, Tennessee, War of 1812.

He moved his family to Arkansas and was the earliest settlers of Springtown, Benton County, Arkansas. He was a Commissioner of Benton County, Arkansas.


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Richard had a sister Hannah Burgess Thompkins, she lived, died and was buried in Franklin County, Alabama. #19487534.
This Information by Dale Porter
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 Parents:
  William Burgess (1742 - 1838)
  Agnes Partain Burgess (____ - 1838)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hall Burgess (1792 - 1848)
 
 Children:
  Eliza Burgess Phillips (1813 - 1896)*
  William Washington Burgess (1819 - 1900)*
  Mary Ann Burgess Hastings (1821 - 1893)*
  John William Burgess (1826 - 1856)*
  Hannah Madeline Burgess Maxfield (1838 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Burgess (1782 - 1861)*
  Richard Burgess (1782 - 1861)
  Benjamin Burgess (1784 - 1864)*
  Rabon Ellis Burgess (1792 - 1862)*
  Charles Noah Burgess (1795 - 1855)*
  Agnes Partain Burgess Tompkins (1798 - 1870)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Thornsberry Cemetery
Tontitown
Washington County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Double L
Originally Created by: Wilma Pearson Fields
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41061751
Richard Burgess
Added by: Wilma Pearson Fields
 
Richard Burgess
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Richard Burgess
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Thank you for your service.
- Lorraine and John
 Added: Jun. 20, 2012
Richard Burgess is my 4th Great Grandfather. He is a Cherokee "Old Settler" who arrived in NW Arkansas in 1835, prior to the Trail of Tears.
- Ken Martens
 Added: Jan. 19, 2011
 
 
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