Note: poss of Sandwich 1643 with Tho sr/jr I think the Richard in Sandwich is not related. I think he died long before Thomas. There is a very long gap from Richard of 1643 and the next appearance in 1672 in Boston and 1675 in Swansea.
poss same Richard living in Swansea, Mass in 1675 with wife Ann and dau Jane ae 2-was of 3rd rank Inv may 4 1685 Stratford, property in Fairfield and Stratford left to second wife and to dau of first wife, Jane ae 13.
Came from Mass Bay (Boston)
Signed a prenuptual agreement with Pheobe Peacock, widow of James Clark on Oct 6 1677
Pope-Fairfield Wills, NEG, JRHall
of Swansea 2/22/1669/70 signed Swansea covenant (need) p9 903396 #5
6/26/1674-Richard Burges was granted to be an inhabitant and to have a lot in the town where it may be convienient. p24 903396 pt 3 p25-It was ordered that Richard Burges should be put into the third Rank- 2/20/75-5 p27-12/27/1677- Granted to John West that six Acres of land be it more or less lying between john martrins lot and richard Burgesses lot and also be to be stated in the third or lowest rank.
Swansea Historical Society, Inc. Old Warren Road PO Box 67 Swansea, MA 02777 Phone: (508) 379-0972
A Richard Burges married Anne Heaes 4/20/1667 Tamforth,Stafford,England
Notes for Richard Burgess: resident of Boston; able to bear arms in Sandwich, New Plymouth in 1643; Fairfield CT in 1650??; a Richard living in Swansea MA in 1675-of 3rd rank, had wife Ann and daughter, Jane age 2 and came from MA Bay and lived in New Meadow Neck area (Swansea/Bristol co, RI) nr Meetin House
inventory=May 4 1685, property in Fairfield (grant from the town, 8 Sept. 1676. ) and Stratford left to 2nd wife and to dau of 1st wife, Jane, age 13; Tho Wilson apptd guardian
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