Burlingham, Charles D
Burlingham, Charles D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Greenfield, N. Y., Feb. 8, 1810. He emigrated to the western part of the state with his parents when quite young; had very limited educational advantages, yet prepared himself for school-teaching. and while employed in that profession at Portageville in 1831 he experienced religion. In 1840 he entered the Genesee (now Western New York) Conference, in which he continued with zeal and fidelity to the day of his death, Sept. 30, 1874. Mr. Burlingham was a man of superior talents, culture and piety; an able writer and preacher, an excellent pastor, and an exemplary Christian. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1875, p. 159.