Burchard, Ely a Presbyterian minister, was born at West Springfield, Mass., April 24, 1788. He graduated at Yale College, New Haven, Conn., in 1811. In 1827 he was a member of the Oneida Presbytery. Much of his life he was without a ministerial charge. He died Feb. 4, 1866. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, p. 284.