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James Burrows


Deadmans Cay


D-183 (40 acres, 1788)

James Burrows. Origin: Old Family Name.

James Burrows was granted 40 acres in the Deadmans Cay area of Long Island in 1788. He was found drowned in the harbor on 27 April 1808 (St. Matthew's Anglican Church Death Records, Nassau).

See: William Burrows, Old Inhabitant. The surname was variously spelled “Burroughs” and “Burrows” throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.

Reference: DM, JR

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