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Burdett, William (circa 1590-1643)

Burdett, William (circa 1590-1643)
Historical Note
William Burdett was born in England in 1590 according to one account, and born in 1596 according to another account. He was one of the "ancient planters," having arrived on the Eastern Shore aboard the Susan in 1615. He started life in the colonies as an indentured servant in the household of Captain Epes (the "Accowmacke Commander"). He married Alice Traveller. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scdb.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/William Burdett.


April 2012

Note Author
Anne Johnson

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Records or Manuscript Collections
William Burdett Land Grant, 1641, 1657