1 - Phillip Burgin, left Crediton, Devon, England and came to America January 1677. Married Rosamond Queeney 1688 - had six children.
15 - John Burgin (5th child of Phillip Burgin) born September 14, 1704. Married Martha Chrisfield - had six children
152 - Pioneer Ben (2nd child of John Burgin) born December 25, 1741. Married Leah Mann - had ten children
1526 - Merritt Burgin (6th child of Pioneer Ben Burgin) born July 10, 1784. Married Mary Ann Patton - had six children
15264 - James Burgin (4th child of Merritt Burgin) born September 20, 1814. Married Mary Haney - had ten children
152641 - Merritt Burgin II (1st child of James Burgin) August 21, 1836. Married MaryJane Black - had fourteen children
1526419 - Joseph Hatten Burgin (9th child of Merritt Burgin II) born June 20, 1877. Married Julia Calloway - had eleven children
15264192 - Frank Burgin (2nd child of Joseph Burgin) born 1908. Married Kathleen Bell - had three children
152641921 - Donald Burgin (1st child of Frank Burgin) born May 21, 1930. Married Virginia Dare Hurd - had three children
1526419211 - Stephen Burgin (1st child of Donald Burgin) born December 16, 1951. Married Paula Jean Walters - had two children
15264192111 - Kelley Burgin (1st child of Stephen Burgin) born March 22, 1974. Married Becky Smith - They have two children
152641921111 - Noah Emerson Burgin, born March 10, 1999
152641921112 - Finn Edison Burgin, born June 27, 2002
There was no labor shortage on the Burgin farm back in grandpa's days
- My grandfather Joseph had 11 children!
- My g-grandfather Merritt II had 14 children!
- My gg-grandfather James had 10 children!