Family Genealogy
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
 

This is a picture of the tombstone of one of my 5th great grandparents on my mother's side. It is located in Fallowfield Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Their names are William and Mary Burgess. The dates of their deaths are inlegible. According to my records Mary was born in 1772 and died in 1849 and William was born 1766 and died sometime after the 1850 census. William lived his whole life in Washington County. Mary, though, was born in Maryland and moved to Fayette County (next to Washington County) with her mother and siblings when she was a teenager. Their daughter Elizabeth (my 4th great grandmother) married Evan Young in Washington County, eventually moved to Wayne County, Indiana and finally lived out their lives in Hamilton County, Indiana.
 
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Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

May you keep sharing your ancestor stories!

Dr. Bill ;-)
http://drbilltellsancestorstories.blogspot.com/
Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
and "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"
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http://www.examiner.com/x-58285-Ozarks-Cultural-Heritage-Examiner
 
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