James A. Burden II
|James A. Burden II|
|Born||James Abercrombie Burden, Jr.
January 16, 1871
Troy, New York
|Died||June 1, 1932
Syosset, New York
|Residence||James A. Burden House|
|Spouse(s)||Florence Adele Sloane|
Early life and career
Marriage and children
Burden married Florence Adele Sloane, who was the eldest daughter of William D. Sloane (the head of W. & J. Sloane) and Emily Thorn Vanderbilt, a granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt. The couple were wed by the Reverend William Grosvenor on June 6, 1895 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lenox, Massachusetts. Their wedding gift was the James A. Burden House on Carnegie Hill in New York City, which was commissioned by his father-in-law.
Together, they had three children:
- James Abercrombie Burden III (1897–1979)
- William Douglas Burden (1899–1978)
- Florence Irvin Burden (1902–1990), who married Blake Leigh Lawrence (1898–1986)
- Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, (Cuyler Reynolds, ed.), New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911
- "A Love Match. An American Heiress is Content to Dwell in Her Native Land With an American Male. A Wedding Which Has Cost an Expenditure of a Round Million. A Vanderbilt Gathering.". The Wichita Beacon. 6 June 1895. p. 1. Retrieved August 4, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.
- "James A. Burden Is Dead at 81. Roller-Bearing Concern Ex-Head". New York Times. May 8, 1979. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
James A. Burden, a former president of the Orange Roller Bearing Company, died Saturday at his home in Locust Valley, L.I., after a long illness. He was 81 years old
- Christopher Gray (July 10, 1994). "The Burden Mansion. The Soot's Coming Off, but a Blemish Will Remain". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
- "ADELE LAWRENCE WED IN VERMONT; Bride of Louis Auchinoloss, a Virginia Law Alumnus, in Shelburne Church". The New York Times. September 8, 1957. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
- "James A. Burden Injured in Fall". New York Times. March 19, 1931. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
James A. Burden, whose country estate, Woodside, is near this village, is confined to his bed ...
- "James A. Burden Dead In Syosset". New York Times. June 2, 1932. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
President of Iron Company Bearing the Family Name Victim of Embolism. Sequel To An Accident. Prominent In New York Society Prince of Wales Entertained at Woodside, His Estate
- "Burden Furnishings Sold". New York Times. April 21, 1938. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
- "Burden Furnishings Sold. Auction Yields Total of $31,591. Old Tapestry Brings $5,000". New York Times. April 22, 1938. Retrieved 2015-08-04.
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