John C. Burdick was born in Alfred in 1826.  He was engaged in business at Andover six years.  In 1848 his marriage with Miss Caroline Fisher, daughter of Isaac Fisher, of Alfred, took place.  Mr. Burdick has been engaged in the jewelry business at Baker’s Bridge for a long time.  He employs one man, and derives from the business an annual income of $3,000.  Mr. & Mrs. Burdick are both members of the Seventh-Day Baptist Church.