Burrill (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of August 16, 2022

  • Recruiting direct male-line descendants[1] of John Burrill for Y-DNA testing - anyone interested in submitting their DNA for testing should contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com

Biography

The surname later changed to Burrell.

First Generation

John Burrill (III), son of John Burrill (II) and Rebecca _____ was born Weymouth 15 Oct 1658 and died there 16 Nov 1731. He married Taunton 26 Jun 1788 Mercy Alden and they had five children (Weymouth): Elizabeth (twin, 1689-b1714), John (twin, 1689-b1694), Thomas (1692, never marr?), John (1694) and Marcy (1700).

Second Generation

(Capt.) John Burrill (IV) was born Weymouth 19 Feb 1694 and died Abington 26 Jan 1754. He married Weymouth 8 Jan 1716/7 Mary Humphrey and they had five children (Weymouth): John (1717), Joseph (1719), Abraham (1721), Humphrey (1723) and Thomas (1730).

Third Generation

(Sgt.) John Burrill (III) was born Weymouth 30 Nov 1717 and died Clinton, ME before 1799. He married Weymouth 14 May 1740 Anna Vinton and they had eight children: Mary (1741), Anne (1743), Elizabeth (1746), Miriam (1749), John (1752), Bela (1756), Nathaniel (1761) and Ziba (1765).

Joseph Burrell was born Weymouth 24 Sep 1719 and died there 26 Jul 1798. He married Waymouth 17 Jan 1744/5 Hannah Bicknell and they had eight children: Hannah (1745), Joseph (1747), Lydia (c1751), Mary (1755), Ruth (1758), Joseph (1761), Benjamin (1764) and Sarah (1766).

Abraham Burrill was born Weymouth 26 Sep 1721 and died Harlem (now China), ME bef. 4 Apr 1763. He married Weymouth 23 Dec 1746 Jane Dyer (Clarke) and they had five children: Isaac (1747/8), Abraham (1750), Jane (1753), Chloe (1757) and Benjamin (1760).

Humphrey Burrill was born Weymouth 20 Dec 1723 and died Lake George, NY 25 Oct 1756. He married Braintree 16 May 1745 Hannah Thayer (Chard) and they had three children: Mercy (1746), Hannah (1750) and Humphrey (1755).

Thomas Burrill was born Weymouth about 4 Mar 1730 and died Abington about 25 Aug 1794. He married Abington 21 Oct 1758 Grace Garnett and they had ten children: Benoni (1756), Noah (1759), Olive (1760), Hannah (1762), Martha (1764), Thomas (1767), Rebecca (1770), Eunice (1773), Relief (1775) and Sarah (1777)


  1. One line of descent from John Burrill has been posted to WikiTree.

DNA results TBD

Previous Y-DNA testing

The Burrell Surname Y-DNA Project currently does not list any Y-DNA descendants of John Burrill. Anyone who believes they are a patrilineal (all male-line) descendant should consider Y-DNA testing and contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com

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