Biography of William Burnham
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Burnham, William, came from New England at an early date and settled in Murray, where he took a farm about a mile north of Holley. He married Phoebe Sprague, and their children were: Warren, who married Eunice Miller and resides at Brockport; Charlotte, who married Martin Evarts, of Clarendon; Lucinda, who married John Brackett, of Clarendon; William, jr.; Elias (deceased); Ozro, who married Polly Wetherbee and settled in California; Oski, who married Nancy Day and settled in Iowa; Mary (deceased); Jasper (deceased); Chauncy, who married Eusebia Root and in 1880 removed to Michigan. William Burnham, jr., died in 1862, was a farmer, and, with the exception of a short residence in the west, has spent his life in Murray on the old homestead. He married Mary J. Bushnell. and their children were: Helen, who married William Bickford; Emma, who married Hiram E. Bronson; Phoebe, who married John Opp; Charles O. (deceased); and Fred W., who is unmarried.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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