An American Family History

Elizabeth Robins Burgess

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
― Franklin D. Roosevelt

Elizabeth Robins Burgess was baptized on May 20, 1635 at St. Mary Magdalen Church on Milk Street in London, England. She was the daughter of Edward Robins and Jane Cornish and the step-daughter of George Puddington.

When she was an infant, she came to America with her family in 1635 on the ship Thomas.

She married Colonel William Burgess. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on William.

Elizabeth died before 1658 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.