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John W. Burge

Male 1826 - 1833


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  • Name  John W. Burge  [1, 2
    Born  1826  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  19 Feb 1827  [2
    Died  1833  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: killed by runaway horses during trip moving to Iowa 
    Person ID  I5615  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Jacob Burge,   b. 13 Feb 1804, Greene County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1876, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rachel Neil,   b. 13 Aug 1808, Perry County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1900, New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Jul 1824  Perry County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alt. Marriage  29 Jul 1824  [2
    Moved  1833  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Jacob and Rachel moved to Iowa in 1833, and their son John Burge was killed during the move.
    Residence  1835  near New London, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • ("Dover" or "New London" was not yet founded.)
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    Jacob and Rachel (Neil) Burge
    Jacob and Rachel (Neil) Burge
    Early settlers to Henry County, Iowa, Jacob and Rachel Burge, married in 1824 in Perry County, Ohio, immigrated first to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1833, and in 1835 moved west into Michigan Territory, settling near what would soon thereafter become the town of New London in Henry County, Iowa. They donated land for the largest cemetery near the town, known as Burge Cemetery.
    Family ID  F587  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), page 23 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S369] Henry County, Iowa - (1888) Portrait and Biographical Album, (Acme Publishing Company, Chicago, 1888), pages 397-398 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
      p 23

    4. [S627] World Connect - Mathews and Lee Family Genealogies: dgrandfield, (last updated: 2005-03-26 19:39:04 UTC (Sat), contact: Dianne Grandfield) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S266] New London, Iowa - New London Journal Centennial Edition Newspaper, M. Ruth (DeLong) Peterson, (published by The New London Journal on the occasion of the paper's centennial in 1975, Duane Griggs, editor; New London, Henry County, Iowa: composed and printed by The Hawk Eye; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa), pages 23-25 (Reliability: 3).
      p 23 - "arrived in April or May, 1835."