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James F. Burgess
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Birth: Nov., 1832
Metropolitan Borough of Bolton
Greater Manchester, England
Death: Jun. 14, 1912
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Son of Nicholas and Elizabeth (Farrol) Burgess.

James F. Burgess emigrated in 1854 from England likely with his family, and his fiancee, Susanna, arrived in America the same year.

On 1 May 1858 James, 25, married Susanna D. Hutchins, 17, daughter of George and Mary Elizabeth Hutchins, at Lancaster, MA. Of their childen, only one daughter, Amy, lived to adulthood.

On 12 Jul 1861 James mustered into service with Company D, of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Clinton, MA. He was 28 years and 8 months old.

James and Thomas H. Burgess, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

On 7 Jan 1863 James ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

After the war, James moved his family to Iowa where they lived out their lives.

Family links: 
  Susanna J Burgess (1840 - 1911)
  Amy Maude Burgess (1859 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Blk 15
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Originally Created by: Katie Lou
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
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James F. Burgess
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James F. Burgess
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James F. Burgess
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CIVIL WAR VETERAN --BURGESS James F. -- 1832 -- 14 Jun 1912 -- Glendale -- Polk -- 15 MA INF> --
 Added: Jan. 27, 2013

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