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Dempsey BURGES

(1751-1800)

BURGES, Dempsey, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Shiloh, Camden County, N.C., in 1751; member of the Provincial Congress in 1775 and 1776; took an active part in the Revolutionary War, serving first as major of the Pasquotank Minutemen and later as lieutenant colonel of Gregory’s Continental Regiment; elected as a Republican to the Fourth and Fifth Congresses (March 4, 1795-March 3, 1799); died in Camden County, N.C., January 13, 1800; interment in Shiloh Baptist Churchyard.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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