BURGUM FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

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BURGUM
and BURGHAM

Documents, Legal and Otherwise

The records below are various assorted documents not featured in other lists.

Ann Burgum - 13th October 1850

Poor Notice
A.T. Burgum - Warranty Deed
This Indenture, made this sixteenth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eighty six between Edward J. Hodgson and Mary S. Hodgson his wife, of the County of Ramsey and State of Minnesota, parties of the first part and A.T. Bergum, the County of Cass and Territory of Dakota, party of the second part, WITNESSETH, That the said parties of the first part, in consideration of the sum Thirteen Thosand Dollars there in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, does hereby GRANT, BARGAIN, SELL and CONVEY unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, FOREVER, all that part or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Cass, and Territory of Dakota, described as follows, to-wit: All of section number thirty-one (31) in township number one hundred and forty-two (142) north of range number fifty-one (51) west, and containing six hundred and fifty and 16/100 (600 16/100) acres, in accordance with the United States Government Survey.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD THE SAME, together with all the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anyway pertaining to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, FOREVER. And the said Edward J. Hodgson one of the parties of the first part, for his heirs, executors and administrators do covenant with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that he well seized in fee of the lands and premises aforesaid, and have good to sell and convey the same in manner and form aforesaid; that the same are free from all encumbrances:

The above bargained and granted lands and premises in the quiet and peaceful possession of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, against all persons lawfully claiming or to claim the whole or any part thereof, the said parties of the first part will WARRANT AND DEFEND.
(Book 34 of Deeds, page 60. The original Patent was between the U.S.A. and the Northern Pacific Railroad Co.. The Railroad Co. then sold to Hodgson and Hodgson).
A.T. Burgum

Certificate of Death
A.T. Burgum

Petition for Letters of Administration, 1915
Daniel Burgham (Overseer) 1774
St Peter's Parish, Frampton Cotterell
Overseers of the poor
APPRENTICESHIP INDENTURES
Jacob Hunt, a poor child aged 12, by Nicholas Andrews and Samuel Hellier, churchwardens and Thomas Morgan and Daniel Burgham, overseers of Frampton Cotterell, to John Burchell, husbandman of Frampton Cotterell, until Jacob Hunt is 24, to learn husbandry. John Burchell (signed).
Witnessed by William Parker (signrd), George Llewellin (signed).
Allowed by Isaac Elton (signed), Edward Garlick (signed), J.P.'s.
Date 20 January 1774
(Bristol Records Office Ref No P.FC/OP/5/44)
Henry Burgum (b. aft 1765-d. bef 1815)
Insurance of Henry Burgum and Henry Wilkins, of St Philips Plain, Bristol. Occupation - tallow chandlers.
(From the Insurance Records of the Sun Fire Office are held at the London Metropolitan Archives
(Ref - MS 11936/388/601582) dated 20th June 1792).

This is Henry Burgum, the son of the Bristol pewterer (also Henry) of the YY Family Tree.
James Burgum (Juror)
Industrial Expansion, Pit Death Inquiry. An Inquisition this 29th day of March 1875 at the Porrit Inn, Plump Hill on view of the body of Richard Roberts, aged 14 years, miner.

The following jury were sworn in:
John Lilly
Enoch Voyce
James Burgum
John Griffiths
Richard Davis
Thomas Rudge
Oliver Price
Thomas H. Trotter
William Virgo
William Lloyd
Joseph Virgo
John Gibb

Witnesses:
Allen Jenkins, Popes Hill, Miner
Daniel Heyman, Dirty Lane, Miner
James Smith, Mitcheldean, Miner
William H. M. Phillips, Manager of Edge Hill

Verdict:
Cause of death - fracture of the skull result of a fall of stone in the Edge Hill Iron Mine.
(Part of a Pit Death Inquiry in the Forest of Dean 1875).
John Burgum - Settlement Examination
County of Gloucester
The Examination of John Burgom now residing in the Parish of Wick and Abson in the County of Gloucester, Iron Worker, taken upon oath before us his Majesty Justices of the Peace in and for the said County this second day of November 1821. Who saith that he was born in the Parish of Flaxley in the said County that he never heard his Parents say where they belonged and that he hath not done any act whereby to gain a settlement in his own right to the best of his knowledge and belief.
John Burgum (his mark)
Sworn before us.
(Written 2nd November 1821 - AA family tree)
John Marfell Samuel Burgum - Ejection Warrant
John Marfell Samuel Burgum, Awre.
Ejectment Warrant.

Justice Clerk's fees 4/6.
Other costs 3s.
Payable to police pension fund for service of summonses, execution of warrants, etc. 3s.
Payable to County Fund and actually received 4/6.
County of Gloucester Petty Sessional Division of Newnham; 30th November 1912. (447)
Thomas Burgum - Witness Statement
The following statement relates to a prosecution brought by the Wick Assocation, on behalf of the Wick Iron Works. Thomas Burgum was one of five witnesses who testified that some iron had been stolen from his employers and was being sold locally to another iron works. The result of the trial is unknown.

County of Gloucester
Thomas Burgum Ironworker to Wick Iron Company maketh oath before me Fiennes Trotman Esquire one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said County That a quantity of iron hath been lately feloniously Stolen from the Iron Manufactory of Wick Iron Company That on this present day a part of the iron so Stolen is now produced to him by James Bennett a workman in the employ of the Wainbrook Iron Company at St George in the said County and Deponant is quite certain that it is the same Iron that was feloniously Stolen from the Manufactory of the Wick Iron Company at Wick and Abson Thomas Burgum, sworn before me the 8th day of March 1825. Fiennes Trotman"

This information was supplied by Brian Burgham, who believes this to be Thomas Burgum (1783-1825), who married Mary Shipp, and was part of the "AA" family tree. He states that the worthies of Wick formed an Assocaiation to try and prosecute theft generally and there are several list of expenses involved in this trial. Brian also has details of the various rents that Thomas and the Yearsley's paid from 1785 - 1815.
Annie Dohman (1895-1987)
Annie Dohman was born 12 January 1895 in Arthur, North Dakota, a daughter of John K. See, born in Missouri, and Clara Burgum, born in England. Annie married Harry Dohman, who predeceased her. Annie died at St. Francis Nursing Home, Wilkin County, Minnesota, where she was an inpatient, on 17 October 1987 of bronchopneumonia, from which she had suffered for 4 days, with generalized arteriosclerosis as a significant contributing factor, and was buried on 19 October 1987 in Riverside Cemetery, Breckenridge, Minnesota, by Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home, 303 N. 5th Street, Breckenridge. Clark Dohman of Campbell, Minnesota, was the informant for the biographical data. Her social security number was 470 76 0495.
Clara A. Dohman (1905-1995)
Clara A. Dohman was born 14 September 1905 in Arthur, North Dakota, a daughter of John See, born in Missouri, and Clara Burgum, born in England. Annie married Lee Arthur Dohman, who predeceased her. Clara died at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, where she was an inpatient, on 4 June 1995 due to a myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Milnor, Sargent County, North Dakota, by Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home of 703 Oak, Brainerd, Minnesota. She had made her home in Milnor at 212 6th Avenue. Audrey Gaukler of 965 10th Avenue NE, Valley City, North Dakota, was the informant for the biographical data. Clara's social security number was 501 82 8252.
Gladys Dohman (1897-1971)
Gladys Dohman was born 27 July 1897 in Arthur, North Dakota, a daughter of John K. See, born in Missouri, and Clara Burgum, born in England. Gladys married Chester E. Dohman, who survived her. Gladys died suddenly at St. Francis Hospital, Wilkin County, Minnesota, on 23 April 1971 of cardiac failure, with the significant contributing factors of diabetes mellitus, from which she had suffered for 30 years, and arteriosclerotic heart disease, from which she had suffered for 5 years. She was buried on 27 April 1971 in Hunter Cemetery, Arthur, North Dakota, by Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home, 303 N. 5th Street, Breckenridge, Minnesota. Her husband was the informant for the biographical data. Her place of residence was 105 North 10th Street, Breckenridge, Minnesota, and her social security number was 472 40 8555-B.
Mary Burgum Williams
Settlement examination

County of Gloucester
The Examination of Mary Wife of Moses Williams now residing in the Parish of Wick and Abson in the said County Taken upon her oath before us his Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said County this second day of November 1821. Saith that she well recollect hearing her Mother say that her Husband John Burgum was legally settled in the Parish of Mitchell Dean in the said County of Gloucester and that her brother John Burgum the younger now residing in the Parish of Wick and Abson aforesaid Ironworker hath not gained any Settlement in his right subsequent to his birth to the best of her knowledge and belief.
Mary Williams (her mark)
Sworn before us.