John Burbean (Burbeen), #5 on “The Dunbar Prisoners” List

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Published: 14 Sep 2016
Updated: 27 Oct 2016

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Surname Variations:
Burbeen, Barben, Barbene,  Barbeene, Berbeene

First Generation in the New World

1. JOHN BURBEEN, was born in Scotland about 1627 and died at Woburn, Massachusetts on 08 Jan 1713/4.1  He married at Woburn on 16 Apr 1660, SARAH GOULD.4  She died at Woburn on 14 May 1670.2

Children of John and Sarah (Gould) Burbean:
2. i. MARY BURBEANE,
b. at Woburn on 02 Jul 1661.3 d. at Lancaster, Mass. on 31 Dec 1720; m. at Woburn on 15 Feb 1680/1, JONAS HOUGHTON. 4
2. ii. JOHN BURBEEN b. 09 Aug 1663, Woburn, MA.3 d. 25 Aug 1700, Woburn, MA.2
2. iii. JAMES BURBEEN b. 15 May 1668, Woburn, MA.3 d. 04 Sep 1729, Woburn, MA.2 m. MARY LOUDEN.  She d. 14 Oct 1724, Woburn, MA.2

Second Generation

2. i. MARY BURBEANE, (John¹), was born at Woburn on 02 Jul 16613 and died at Lancaster, Massachusetts on 31 Dec 1720. She married at Woburn on 15 Feb 1680/1, JONAS HOUGHTON. 4

2. ii. JOHN BURBEEN, (John¹), was born at Woburn on 09 Aug 16633 and died at Woburn on 25 Aug 1700.2

2. iii. JAMES BURBEEN, (John¹), was born at Woburn on 15 May 16683 and died at Woburn on 04 Sep 1729.2 He married, MARY LOUDEN.  She died at Woburn on 14 Oct 1724.2

Children of James and Mary (Louden) Burbeen:
3. MERCY BURBEEN, mentioned in John’s will dated 15 Novemebr 1705 below.

Will of John Burbeen (Source #4)

Will of John Burbeen (Source #5)

Sources and Notes:

Find A Grave memorial

Book An Account of John Burbeen by Joseph Burbeen Walker, 1892.

John Burbeen at Miner Descent blog

1 Vital Records from The NEHGS Register, Vol 2, p 387. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014). Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.
2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Woburn Vol 2, p 25. (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).
3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Woburn Vol 1, p 35. (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).
4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Woburn Vol 3, p 41. (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016).
5 Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871, Vol Middlesex Cases 2000-3999 p 3521:2. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014). From records supplied by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Archives. Digitized mages provided by FamilySearch.org