Biography of Isaac Burlingame
Columbiana County, OH

Isaac Burlingame, retired, is a substantial citizen of East Liverpool and a veteran of the Civil War. He was born in Beaver County, Pa., Oct. 20, 1843, and is the son of William and Mary Ann (Kepert) Burlingame.

William Burlingame was a native of Clearfield County, Pa., and his wife was born in New York. He was a miller and for many years conducted a mill at Williamsport, Columbiana County. Mr. and Mrs. Burlingame are deceased. They were the parents of the following children: Isaac, the subject of this sketch; Hannah, deceased, was the wife of Samuel Trippey, who served during the Civil War with Company C, 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, lives at Elton, Ohio; Sarah Jane, lives in East Liverpool; Henry, deceased, was a Civil War veteran; Cyrus, lives in East Liverpool; Abraham and Joseph, twins. The former lives in East Liverpool, and the latter at Acretown, Ohio.

Isaac Burlingame was reared and educated in Clearfield County, Pa., and until the outbreak of the Civil War worked at his trade as a carpenter. He served for three years with Company C, 24th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and after his discharge reenlisted in Company F, 184th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, with whom he served until the close of the war. He participated in the battle of Shiloh, Old Stone River, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, and the Siege of Corinth. He was discharged as a corporal. In 1880 Mr. Burlingame removed to East Liverpool. With the exception of a few years spent in Mercer County, Ohio, he has lived continuously in East Liverpool. He retired in 1922.

Mr. Burlingame was united in marriage with Miss Susanna Trippey, who was born at Frederickstown, Ohio, June 13, 1845. They have three children: Della, married John Sutherland, lives in Toledo, Ohio; Dora, married James Glendenning, lives in East Liverpool, and they have a daughter, Alma; and Renny, married M. Marshall, lives at East Liverpool.

Mr. Burlingame is a member of the Christian Church and belongs to the Grand Army of the Republic. He is a Republican, and one of the public spirited citizens of the community.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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