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Gersham BURBANK

Male Abt 1811 - 1852  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Gersham BURBANK 
    Born Abt 1811  VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Gershom BURBANK 
    Died 17 Oct 1852  Macoupin County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 22 Oct 1853  Macoupin County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) A household headed by Gershom BURBANK is listed in the 1850 census of Macoupin County, IL.

      Gershom is listed in the 1850 census as a carpenter who was then 39 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1811. According to the 1850 census, he was born in VT.

      Listed with Gershom is his wife, Lucretia, who was then 41 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1809. According to the 1850 census, she was born in VT.

      (2) Illinois, Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015:

      STATE OF ILLINOIS, MACOUPIN COUNTY, SS.

      THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, To All to whom these Presents shall Come . . . Greeting:

      Know Ye, That Whereas, Gersham Burbank of the county of Macoupin and State of Illinois died intestate, as it is made to appear, on or about the 17th day of October A.D. 1852, having, at the time of his decease, personal property in this State, which may be lost, destroyed or diminished in value, if speedy care be not taken of the same . . . To the end, therefore, that said property may be collected and preserved for those who shall appear to have a legal right or interest therein: We do hereby appoint Lucretia Burbank and William M. Frost of the county of Macoupin and State of Illinois, Administrators of all and singular the gooods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said Gersham Burbank at the time of his decease . . . With full power and lawful authority to secure and collect the said property and debts, wheresoever the same may be found in this State . . . And in general to do and perform all other acts, which now are, or hereafter may be, required of them by Law.

      Witness Enoch Wall Clerk of the County Court, in and for said County of Macoupin, at his Office in Carlinville, and the Seal of said Court, this 22nd day of October A.D. 1853

      /s/ Enoch Wall Clerk.

      (3) www.findagrave.com:

      Gersham Burbank
      Birth: 1840 [?]
      Death: 17 Oct 1852 (aged 11-12)
      Burial: Hanold Cemetery, Delhi, Jersey County, Illinois, USA

      Created by: Beth McGlasson
      Added: 30 Jan 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial: 175876797
    Person ID I47181  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2021 

    Family Lucretia FROST,   b. 25 Jun 1808, Bridport, Addison County, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 24 Jun 1880  (Age > 72 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1843  Greene County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F20319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Citation Text: (1) Illinois Statewide Marriage Index : Groom: BURBANK, GERSHAN Bride: FROST, LUCRETTIA Date: 1843-12-10 Volume: 001 Page: 0067 Lic No.: 00001994 County: GREENE [The compiler believes that the bride's first name was really Lucretia. Greene County, IL is adjacent to Macoupin County, IL.].