Burbeen Family History and Genealogy or An Account of John Burbeen. PDF eBook English 1.87 MB. An account of John Burbeen, who came from Scotland and settled at Woburn, Massachusetts, about 1660, and of descendants as have borne the surname of Burbeen. Compiled from the town records of <"xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Woburn, epitaphs of its first and second burying grounds, manuscript records of Charles Walker, Esq., of Concord, New Hampshire, and sundry other sources. An abundance of information for anyone with this surname!