James Burgess

October 5, 1800–August 27, 1843

Born at Altrincham, Cheshire, England; son of Margaret Yarwood and Israel Burgess. Died at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “James Burgess,” Patriarchal Blessings, 1833–2011 (closed to research), CHL. Lyman De Platt, Nauvoo: Early Mormon Records Series, vol. 1 (Highland, UT: Lyman De Platt, 1980), 101. Great Britain, General Register Office, Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths Surrendered to the Non-parochial Registers Commissions of 1837 and 1857 (Kew, Surrey: National Archives [England], 1995), 30. Presbyterian Church (Dukinfield, Cheshire), “Church records, 1670–1840,” Oct. 5, 1800, James Burgess; from Public Record Office, London, England; images, FHL microfilm 20044, FHL. “Mormon Migration,” database, 1840–1932, Mormon Migration (http://mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu, accessed Aug. 2015), James Burgess; extracted from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Immigration Index CD (2000). Nauvoo (Ill.), Sexton, Cemetery Records, 1839–1845, p. 7, James Burgess, CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Feb. 2016), James Burgess MQ4M-NYZ . Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed July 2015), memorial no. 45290547, James Burgess; Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds, Nauvoo, IL.