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Jeremiah Burroughs, b1651

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
Death: August 1698 (47)
Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA (Drowning)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Burroughs, I and Johanna Burroughs
Husband of Cornelia Burroughs; Hannah Burroughs and Martha Burroughs
Father of James Burroughs
Brother of Joanna Reeder; Joseph Burroughs; Edward Burroughs and Mary Hunt
Half brother of John Burroughs, II

Occupation: Stamford, Fairfield Co, CT
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About Jeremiah Burroughs, b1651


(John 1 ) was born circa 1651 in Stamford, Fairfield Co, CT. He married (first) Hannah WAY, daughter of James WAY. He married (second) Martha (FURMAN) REEDER, daughter of Josias FURMAN and Alice Angelche BEERS, as her second husband between 1697 and 1698. He died in 1698 in Newtown, Queens Co, NY, (drowned swimming after a canoe).

There was a daughter or granddaughter Ann who married Thomas DOUGHTY. There also was a daughter or grandaughter who married a HEADLY. See the will of Joseph3 BURROUGHS (Jeremiah2, John1) of Newtown Tp, Bucks Co, PA.

The approximate birth year for Jeremiah BURROUGHS comes from the Newtown town records. In a 6 Jun 1677 court deposition he was called "a good twenty six yeares or ther a bout".

Jeremiah BURROUGHS was town clerk of Newtown for a number of years. He also served as Constable for awhile.

On 4 Apr 1691, James WAY, Francis WAY, Jeremiah BURROUGHS, Elizabeth wife of Arthur ALBURTUS deceased, and Martha wife of Thos TAYLOR deceased sell land they inherited from their father James WAY to their brother John WAY.

In 1698, Jeremiah BURROUGHS paid 10s to have his sons John and Joseph schooled.

Administration of the estate of Jeremiah BURROUGHS was granted to Joseph BURROUGHS on 25 May 1698 in Newtown, Queens Co, NY, ("who swimming after a canoe adrift was drowned").

On 20 Nov 1702, John REEDER, having married Hannah daughter of Jeremiah BURROUGHS late deceased, acquits Jeremiah the heir of any claim to the estate.

Hannah WAY died between 1696 and 1697 in Newtown, Queens Co, NY.

On 20 Nov 1695, Hannah BURROUGHS witnessed a deed in Newtown.


  • *** Added 7/10/2015 by Mary Lee Troutner Boyce. From the research belonging to Steve Swarling. ****
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Jeremiah Burroughs, b1651's Timeline

Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
August 1698
Age 47
Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
July 30, 1992
Age 47
September 17, 1992
Age 47
December 1, 1992
Age 47