FREE – Readable and downloadable copy of the Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan published in 1892.
In the following information all the names, dates and other essential particulars which appear in the returns to the Court in the County of Worcester during the entire period – a full half-century, from 1737 to 1788 – in which these entries were made, are given. The returns from each place have been brought together and arranged under the name of the town or district, in this case Charlton Massachusetts.
Samuel Burden, the present warden of the united counties of Northumberland and Durham, is a native of Devonshire, England, a son of William and Ann (Sanders) Burden, and was born January 1, 1835. The name was originally spelt Bourdon, and traced back to Normandy, being as old as William the Conqueror. The family emigrated to Canada in 1843, and settled at Bowmanville; William Burden being a nurseryman. He and his wife are still living, his age being seventy-seven, hers seventy-six. Our subject was educated at the Normal school and Upper Canada College, Toronto, taking care of himself since ten years
Pharmacy Mate, Hdqrs. Co., 11th Reg. Marines; of Wilson County; son of W. J. and Mrs. Nina E. Burden. Husband of Mrs. India Allen Burden. Entered service March 20, 1918, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Charleston, S. C. Transferred to Quantico, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 2, 1918. Was on Chateau Thierry Front, with Ambulance Corps. Returned to USA June 14, 1919. Mustered out at Norfolk, Va., Aug. 5, 1919.