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Burrington, George

Converse D. Clowse.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1172 words.

Burrington, George (1680–22 February 1759), twice governor of North Carolina, was born in Devonshire, England, of untraced ancestry. Little is known about Burrington’s personal life,...

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Burrington, George (c. 1685–1759), colonial governor

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1200 words.

Burrington, George (c. 1685–1759), colonial governor, was most likely born in Devon, where the name has been known since the Domesday Book of the eleventh century, the son of Gilbert...

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