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John BURGIN

John BURGIN[1]

Male 1774 - 1837  (62 years)

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  • Name John BURGIN 
    Born 15 Oct 1774  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Burgin Family Bible - Births
    Burgin Family Bible - Births
    Photocopy of the Births page of the old Burgin Family Bible.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • "Ben Burgin" was enumerated as head of household and one of two white males 16 years+. The other is John (16). The household also includes 1 white female (Leah) and 6 white males under 16 (James 13, Ben Jr. 11, Robert 9, Merritt 6, 2 unidentified).
    Property 24 Apr 1799  Mill Creek, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant number 2672. 50 acres on the Mill Creek. Book, page: 107:52. 
    Address:
    n/a 
    Property 24 Oct 1799  Bridge Branch, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant number 2849. 50 acres on the Bridge branch. Book, page: 112:141. 
    Address:
    n/a 
    Census 1800  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • John Burgin was enumerated as head of household and the only male aged 26 to 44. There is one female aged 16 to 25 (Elizabeth, 23) and two males under 10 (Benjamin, 2 and John, 1). They have one slave.
    Property 28 Feb 1804  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    relinquished two land entries to Ephraim Davidson 
    Property 24 Oct 1808  Big Branch, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant number 3485. 50 acres on waters of Big branch. Book, page: 125:111. 
    Address:
    n/a 
    Census 1820  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • "John Burgan Esqr" was enumerated as head of household and one of two males aged 45+ (the 2nd is unidentified). Other household members include one male under 10 (likely Alney, 6), 3 males aged 10-15 (likely Albertis, 14, Merritt, 10,and Robert, 12), one male aged 16 to 18 (Jesse 17), one male aged 16 to 25 (Jesse 17), one female under 10 (likely Elizabeth, 3), one female aged 10-16 (likely Leah, 15), and 1 female aged 26 to 45 (likely Elizabeth Mann Burgin). Nine household members were engaged in agriculture. The household also included 4 male slaves aged 14 to 25, 1 male slave aged 26 to 44, 1 female slave under 14, and 1 female slave aged 14 to 25.
    Census 1830  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • John is enumerated as head of household and the male aged 40-50. The household also includes 2 males aged 15 to 20 (likely Alney and James), 3 males aged 20 to 30 (likely Merritt, Robert, and Albertus), 1 female aged 10-15 (likely Elizabeth), 1 female aged 15-20 (likely Ann), and 1 female aged 40-50 (likely Elizabeth).
    FAN Millington Lytle 
    FAN Peter Stroud 
    FAN Thomas Hemphill 
    FAN Thomas Lytle 
    Occupation Blacksmith and Hide Tanner  [8
    Died 22 Jan 1837  Marion, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1579  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2014 

    Father Benjamin BURGIN,   b. 30 Nov 1741, Shrewsbury Parish, Kent, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1823, Old Fort, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Leah MANN,   b. 1754, , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1837, Old Fort, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1772  Old Fort, Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MANN,   b. 29 Sep 1777, , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 31 Aug 1797  Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Benjamin BURGIN,   b. 14 Jun 1798, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1833, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +2. John BURGIN,   b. 7 Dec 1799, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1884, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Malinda BURGIN,   b. 4 Jul 1801, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1828, Old Fort, Burke, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    +4. Jesse BURGIN,   b. 3 Apr 1803, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1890  (Age 86 years)
    +5. Leah BURGIN,   b. 19 Oct 1804, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1842, Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     6. Robert Pitt BURGIN,   b. 29 Sep 1808, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1884, , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. Merritt BURGIN,   b. 25 Jun 1810, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1874, , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Alney BURGIN,   b. 21 Jan 1814, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1899, , McDowell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S546] Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esquire (Reliability: 3).
      "One appendant body in Freemasonry also uses "Esquire" as a degree title[5]."

    2. [S37] Burgin Family Bible, Births (Reliability: 3).
      John Burgin, son of Benj. & Leah Burgin, born Oct 15th, 1774

    3. [S174] 1790 United States Federal Census, Year: 1790; Census Place: , Burke, North Carolina; Roll: M637_7; Page: 107; Image: 0059. (Reliability: 2).
      Name: Ben Burgin
      Residence Date: 1790
      Residence Place: Burke, North Carolina
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1790usfedcen&h=156365&ti=0&indiv=try

    4. [S181] 1800 United States Federal Census, Year: 1800; Census Place: , Burke, North Carolina; Roll: 29; Page: 730; Image: 112. (Reliability: 2).
      Name: John Burgin
      Residence Date: 1800
      Residence Place: Burke, North Carolina
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1800usfedcenancestry&h=303043&ti=0&indiv=try

    5. [S601] Burke County NC Deeds Registered 1804-1813, 12 (Reliability: 3).


    6. [S201] 1820 United States Federal Census, Year: 1820; Census Place: , Burke, North Carolina; Roll: M33_83; Page: 89; Image: 54. (Reliability: 2).
      Name: John Burgan Esqr
      Residence Date: 1820
      Residence Place: Burke, North Carolina
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1820usfedcenancestry&h=1469476&ti=0&indiv=try

    7. [S211] 1830 United States Federal Census, Year: 1830; Census Place: , Burke, North Carolina; Roll: 118; Page: 179. (Reliability: 2).
      Name: John Bergan
      Residence Date: 1830
      Residence Place: Burke, North Carolina
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1830usfedcenancestry&h=174315&ti=0&indiv=try

    8. [S83] Edmundson & Related Families, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=edaf0448&id=I02027 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S533] Echoes in the Mist, p. 10 (Reliability: 2).