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|Note: Information on the Burgess/Braswell Family before Jane Braswell b. 1741 in Isle of Wight Co VA comes from assumptions based on multiple sources. Therefore, the information on this page is not reliable for genealogical purposes.|
John Burgess of England (Conjecture)
Isle of Wight County Records William and Mary College Quarterly Historical
Magazine, Vo., 7, No. 4 Apr., 1899). pp. 205-315:
In 1629 Warrascoycak (which term came to embrace Basse's Choice and all the other settlements in the Isle of Wight) were Capt. Nathaniel Basse, Richard Bennett, Robert Savin and Thomas Jordan. In March following, they were John Upton, John Atkins, Robert Savin and Thomas Burges.
John Burgess was born in about 1625, probably in England. And, John would have immigrated before 3/1630 with his family to Isle of Wight Co VA.
In about 1650 in Virginia, John married Mary Wyatt b. 1632 in Virginia. John and Mary lived their lives in Isle of Wight Co VA where John died before 1669.
Born c. 1625 in England
Immigrated before 3/1630 w/ family to Isle of Wight Co VA
Married 1650 in Isle of Wight Co VA to Mary Wyatt b. c. 1632 in Virginia
Died before 4/1669 Isle of Wight Co VA
|On 20 April 1669, MARY SKINNER, wife of RICHARD SKINNER, acknowledged receipt of all the estate that her husband JOHN BURGESS gave to her daughter SUSANNAH BURGESS. (Surry County - Book I, Page 332)|
5/1672 Deposition in Surry County Court
|Surry County Deed Book 2, p. 14:
On 15 May 1672, RICHARD SKINNER, aged 46, and MARY SKINNER, aged 40, gave their testimony in Surry County Court, the orphan of JOHN BURGESS [Susannah Burgess] being mentioned.
1. Susannah Burgess b. c. 1650 Isle of Wight Co VA