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1830 United States Federal Census
Name: Nicholas Burgher
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Union, Kentucky
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 2
1840 United States Federal Census
Name: Nicholas Burges
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Union, Kentucky
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Slaves - Males - Under 10: 2
Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 3
Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total Slaves: 6
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:
He was in the Revolutionary War, died before 1886. He received a pension on claim executed in 1832, for service as a Private under Captains Hill and Morrison, Colonels Heath and Mead, Virginia Line., 7th VA Regiment.
Revolutionary War Records VIRGINIA
SECTION II "18" [DOCUMENT No. 44] "18" LIST OF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE VIRGINIA LINE ON CONTINENTAL ESTABLISHMENT, WHOSE NAMES APPEAR ON THE ARMY REGISTER AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED BOUNTY LAND, RICHMOND, 1835.
Burgher, Nicholas, Soldier, Inf.
Bill of Complaint; Nicholas BURGHER etc. versus Joseph BURGHER etc.; Albemarle County Chancery Cases; Library of Virginia Index number 1826-012.
To the County Court of Albemarle in Chancery sitting your Orator Nicholas Burgher by John B Spiece his attorney in fact respectfully represent, that a certain Benjamin Burgher of the County of Albemarle departed this life in the year [blank] Intestate leaving Elizabeth Burgher his Wife living, but never having had any Child. That the said Benjamin Burgher left as his Heirs and Legal representatives one Sister by the Name of Charity Hays two Brothers Joseph and your Orator Nicholas and also the following Children of John Burgher a deceased brother of the Sd. Benjamin to Wit; Elizabeth who intermarried with a certain Samuel Hays and Sarah Spiece and also the following Children of David Burgher a deceased Brother of the said Benjamin to Wit; Lucy who intermarried with John Tarel and Elizabeth who intermarried with Rice Wood and also the following children of Anna Dollins a deceased Sister of the Sd. Benjamin to Wit Elizabeth Dollins who intermarried with Samuel Wood John Dollins and Sarah Dollins who intermarried with William H Martin._
That the said Samuel Hays has left his family in the County of Augusta and has been about four years absent and your Orator Supposes and believes He has gone without this State_ no satisfactory information has been received as to what part of the world He has wandered_ That the sd. Charity Hays and the sd. Joseph Burgher reside in the State of Kentuckey Your Orator Represent that the said Elizabeth Burgher Widow and relict of the sd. Benjamin Burgher has lately departed this life leaving one half of the Slaves belonging to the Estate of Her decd. Husband which had been allotted to Her by a Decree of this Court heretofore rendered_ He further Represents that the sd. Benjamin Burgher Died Seised and possessed of some Real Estate_ Your Orator therefore prays that Commissioners may be appointed to divide the sd. Slaves among those intitled thereto; and also to divide the Real Estate or to Sell the same and divide the proceeds among the Legal Representatives according to Law and to grant any other and general relief which may appear compatible with Equity &c
J. M Martin for pqq
January 4. 1842 - His estate was probated after he died in Union County, Kentucky. In those records Nicholas has a wife (Mary) and owned 64 acres on Highland Creek. John Culver might have been living next to Nicholas, as the description of the land mentions "the line of John Culver's". His 5 slaves were appraised at $2,220, and his personal properly at $184.32 for a total of $2,406.32.
He married (1) Nancy Smith, 27 Dec 1781 in Albemarle County, Virginia.