Henry M. (Henry Martyn) Burt.

Early days in New England : life and times of Henry Burt of Springfield and some of his descendants, genealogical and biographical mention of James and Richard Burt of Taunton, Mass., and Thomas Burt, online

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EARLY DAYS IN NEW ENGLAND.



LIFE AND TIMES



Henry Burt of Springfield



AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS.



GENEALOGICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL MENTION

OF

JAMES AND RICHARD BURT OF TAUNTON, MASS.

AND

THOMAS BURT, M. P., OF ENGLAND.



^KNRY M. BURT of Springfield.



SPRINGFIELD, MASS.:

CLARK W. BRYAN COMPANY, PRINTERS.
1893.



Copyright, 1893.
HENRY M. BURT.

Springfield, Mass.



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Fac Similes of Autographs, . . following title page.

Henry, Jonathan and David.

The Opening, . ....... i-8

Purpose and Scope of the Work.

Burt Family Reunion, 9-67

Invitaiion to, g; ii^t of persons present at, ii; address of Henry M. Burt, 15; address of
Colonel Silas W. Burt, 21; letter from Thomas Burt of England, 31; remarks of Hon.
James M. Burt. 33 ; Captain R. M. Voorhees, 34; Grmnell Burt, 39; Wellington R. Burt,
41: Lou Burt. 47; James M. Burt of Brooklyn. 49; Hon. Thomas E. Benedict, 50;
Bradlev Benedict Burt. 52 ; Henry A. Burt, 56; Austin Burt, 61 ; committee on publication,
63 ; the Warwick Hurts at the reunion, 64.

The Ancestors, 71-230

Henry, Jonathan, David, Nathaniel.

Daughters of Henry Burt, .... 231-263

Sarah, wife of (i) Judah Gregory and (?) Henry Wakeley— Abigail, wife of (i) Francis Ball,
(2) Benjamin Munn and (3) Lieutenant Thomas Stebbins — Elizabeth, wife of (i) Samuel
Wright, Jr., and (2) Daniel Dickinsor — Mary, wife of William Brooks— Hannah, wife of
John Bagg — DoRCA.s, wife of John Stiles — Patience, wife of John Bliss — Mercy, wife of
Judah Wright.

French and Indian Wars, .... 264-282

The Fate of Three Brothers— David Bcrt, captured at Scnenectady— Benjamin Burt, captured
at Deerficid — John Burt, killed at Lake Champlain— sons of David of Northampton.



Descendants,



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Descendants of Jonathan, 295-321. 562-566, 572-573; of David, 322-48"^, 550-561, 567; of
Nathaniel, 4S7-49S. 541-549, 56S-571.

The Taunton Burts, ... . . . 499-530

Descendants of James and Richard— William Austin Burt, Inventor of Solar Compass.



contents.
Our Distinguished English Cousin, . . . 531-540

Sketch of Thomas Burt, M. P., by George Jacob Holyoakk.

Marie Burt von Moltke, 579

Wife of the Greatest Soldier of our Age.

Origin of the Surname Burt, .... 581

Some Traces of it in English Records.

Revolutionary and Other Records, . . . 584-605

Massachusetts and New York Burts in the War of Independence— Gleanings from New York
State Records as to Sundry Members of the Family.

Index, . 606-617

MAPS.

Home Lots, Wood Lots and Planting Ground of the First Settlers of Springfield.
facing title page

Town of Northampton, 183 i, ..'...... bclween pp. 160-1

Home Lots of Some of the First Settlers of Northa.mpton (by permission of J,imes
R. Trumbull), between pp. 1S4-5

FAC SIMILES.

Autographs of Henry, Jonathan and David Burt, . . follo«ing tiile page

Record of Death of Henry Burt 91

Records of Birth (jF Hannah, Dorcas, Patience and Mercy, Daughters of

Henry Burt, i



Online LibraryHenry M. (Henry Martyn) BurtEarly days in New England : life and times of Henry Burt of Springfield and some of his descendants, genealogical and biographical mention of James and Richard Burt of Taunton, Mass., and Thomas Burt, → online text (page 1 of 52)