Person:Jesse Burdick (6)

  1. Jesse Greenman Burdick1859 - 1935
m. 17 Jun 1891
Facts and Events
Name Jesse Greenman Burdick
Gender Male
Birth[1] 17 Jun 1859 Little Genesee, Allegany, New York, United States
Marriage 17 Jun 1891 to Alice Julia Ayers
Death[1] 9 May 1935 Plainfield, Union, New Jersey, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Sabbath Recorder
    118:11:251, May 27, 1935.

    Jesse Greenman Burdick, son of Wait S. and Deidamia Greenman Burdick, was born June 17, 1859, in Little Genesee, N. Y., and died May 9, 1935, in Plainfield, N. J.
    His boyhood was spent in Little Genesee, where he was baptized by Rev. Thomas B. Brown and accepted into membership of the Seventh Day Baptist Church. As a young man he lived a short time at Alfred, N. Y., and several years in Rhode Island, where he engaged in carriage making and in building hotels. Upon coming to New Market to live, he established a sash and blind factory and a trade in building supplies in Plainfield.
    On October 20, 1888, Mr. Burdick joined the Piscataway Seventh Day Baptist Church by letter from the First Alfred Church. He remained a faithful and active member of this church to the end of his life. On May 31, 1924, he was ordained a deacon. He also served his church for many years as superintendent and teacher in the Bible school.
    Mr. Burdick was for many years a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Sabbath Tract Society, serving as chairman of the committee which directed the building of the Seventh Day Baptist Building in Plainfield, as chairman of the Committee on Distribution of Literature, and in other important offices. He was one of the oldest members of the local Jr. O. U. A. M.
    On June 17, 1891, Mr. Burdick was married by Rev. L. E. Livermore to Mrs. Alice Julia Ayers Kenyon. To them were born four children: Russell Wait, Jesse Byron, and two daughters who died in childhood. Mrs. Burdick died May 12, 1934. Besides his sons there remain five grandchildren, one niece, one nephew, and many friends.
    The funeral was held in the Piscataway Seventh Day Baptist church May 12, 1935, conducted by his pastor, Rev. Neal D. Mills, assisted by Dr. A. J. C. Bond and Dr. H. C. Van Horn. Interment was made in the Seventh Day Baptist cemetery of New Market. N. D. M.