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James W. "Jim" Burdett
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1807
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1868
Texas, USA

Son of Humphrey K. Burdett and Isabella Woodall. Born in the Pendleton District of South Carolina. Sibling to: Daniel Humphrey, Frances (Frankey) John, Thomas Samuel, Humphrey M., Henry, Isabella, Nancy, Susannah (Susan) Martha J., Sarah Ann and Margarett Rosa Caroline Burdett.

Burdett researchers have speculated that the oldest children (including James) were from an earlier marriage of their father Humphrey, as well as his correct middle name for James (William, Wesley or Woodall ?) No middle name has been confirmed, as all legal documents and those that include his signature, are signed as "James W." It could likely be Woodall - his mother's confirmed maiden name was listed on a daughter's death certificate as being "Woodall."

James W., was a husband to Alice Falkner and father to: William Wesley, Benjamin Apling, Franklin, Earlincer, Heflin, Samuel Monroe, Littleton J., Frances B., James Alfred and Wilson Burdett.

James is listed as Head of Household on the 1850 and 1860 Federal Census for Randolph County, Alabama, as a Farmer with his wife and children.

During the Civil War, James remained home, and served in Capt. Jefferson Falkner's Home Guards.

James' final resting place is unknown. A death date, via LDS (10 Jan 1868) has not been confirmed, and it's origin is unknown. That date is not present in one particular Burdett Bible.

Additional Burdett family researchers in Texas, stated that James moved to Texas as a widower, with his son Benjamin's family in the autumn of 1865. They arrived in Texas in December of `865, There were also related Hood and Falkner families in the wagon train. The date and place of death has not been confirmed. His move to Texas has also never been confirmed. However, considering there is a given death date - if true, he would have been, in 1868, in Leon County, Texas.

Two additional children are not linked below. Littleton Jesse Burdett is buried in the Washington Confederate-Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland. He died of wounds incurred from the Battle of Antietam. One other son is Samuel Monroe Burdett. He is buried in the Leipers Fork Cemetery in Williamson County, Tennessee. 
Family links: 
  Alice Falkner Burdett (1815 - 1862)
  William Wesley Burdett (1834 - ____)*
  Benjamin Apling Burdette (1835 - 1921)*
  Franklin Burdett (1837 - ____)*
  Earlincler Burdett (1839 - ____)*
  Heflin Burdett (1841 - ____)*
  Frances B Burdett (1849 - ____)*
  James Alfred Burdett (1851 - 1874)*
  Wilson Burdett (1853 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Gayle Hennington Van Hor...
Record added: Sep 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97763076
James W. Jim Burdett
Added by: Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
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BURDETT, James W. (Private, Captain J. Falkner's Randolph County Home Guard, Alabama Militia)
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 Added: Mar. 10, 2014

 Added: Dec. 3, 2012
To my great great grandfather, James W. Burdett. Rest easy in the arms of Jesus.
- Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
 Added: Sep. 25, 2012

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