29 Dec. 1798–Dec. 1876. Born in Sandwich, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. Son of James Burgess and Lydia Bates. Married first Eliza Hewitt Thatcher, 14 Apr. 1831, in Barnstable, Barnstable Co. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, before 2 Nov. 1837. Returned to Barnstable, by 1840. Wife died, 19 Mar. 1855. Married second Sarah Ann McDonald Andrews, 23 Oct. 1859, in Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts. Died at Hyannis, Barnstable Co.