Abigail Burnham

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Born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA on 8 Jan 1788 to George Burnham and Nancy Bigelow. Abigail married Aaron Scholfield. Abigail married Arnold Scholefield. She passed away on 20 Dec 1868 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Burnham"

English: habitational name from any of several places called Burnham. Those in Buckinghamshire (Burnham Beeches), Norfolk (various villages), and Essex (Burnham-on-Crouch) are named with Old English burna ‘stream’ + ham ‘homestead’. In the case of Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset, however, the second element is Old English hamm ‘water meadow’, while Burnham in Lincolnshire is named from brunnum, dative plural of Old Norse brunnr ‘spring’, originally used after a preposition, i.e. ‘(at) the springs’.

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