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Lizzie Fitch and Will Burgess, Leeds, ca. 1905

Contributed by Leeds Historical Society

Wilbur E.( Willie) Burgess was born Nov 20, 1866, the son of Benjamin F. and Francis Berry Burgess, and Lizzie Fitch was the daughter of Charles Fitch and wife Annie Flye. Wilbur died on May 1, 1940 and Lizzie was born 1886 and died Feb 5, 1962.

Wilbur worked for many years at H.F. Webb canning company at Leeds Center. They had one son, Clyde W. Burgess.

This picture is taken before their marriage in about 1905. Wilbur is wearing a long coat for driving and Lizzie is dressed in the fashion of the day. The horse pulling the wagon is a dappled grey.

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  • Title: Lizzie Fitch and Will Burgess, Leeds, ca. 1905
  • Creation Date: circa 1905
  • Subject Date: circa 1905
  • Town: Leeds
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 15 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Leeds Historical Society
553 North Road, Leeds, ME 04263
(207) 524-2324
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