Joshua Burdick (c.1710 - 1800) MP

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Birthplace: Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
Death: Died in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
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About Joshua Burdick

5/10/1736, Westerly, Deeded land, partly bounded by Jonathan Burdick's Land, to his "Brother Hubbard".

5/18/1736, Westerly, "His Father," Robert Burdick, deeded to him land (12 Acres) beginning at the southwest corner of Jonathan Burdick's Land.

2/5/1737/8, Westerly, Theodosius Lanphere, in his will made this date, gives "his daughter Abigail Burdick" a legacy.

10/2/1750, Westerly, Abigail Burdick;s name appears on a list of members of the Sabbatarian Church who had joined before this date; also on list July, 1768.

July, 1768, Abigail Burdick, wife of Joshua, was a member of the Westerly Sabbatarian Church.

1776, Westerly, Private in Captain John Gavitt's Co. of Militia, but the record says, "unable." This probably means that he was not compelled to go when called on for active service, but being a member of the company he could go if he felt inclined to perform service.

September, 1779, Westerly, Joined the Sabbatarian Church.

1790, Hopkinton, U.S. Census says he had 1 male over 16 and none under 16, and 2 females.

9/9/1800, Hopkington, Inventory of estate filed (Hop. Prob. Rec., Vol. 3, p.


Credit: Westerly Land Records; Arnold's V.R. of RI; Sustin's Gen. Dict. of RI; Savage's Founders of New England; U.S. Census 1790, Hopkington, RI; Westerly Sabbatarian Church Records; Hopkinton Prob. Records.

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Joshua Burdick's Timeline

Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, USA
Age 19
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
November 10, 1733
Age 23
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island
December 25, 1734
Age 24
Westerly, RI, USA
Age 24
August 13, 1735
Age 25
Westerly, RI, USA
September 11, 1735
Age 25
Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
Age 90
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, USA