Samuel Porter Burnham (August 12, 1820 - October 1901) was a farmer in East Hartford, Connecticut. He was born on August 12, 1820 as the son of Joshua P. Burnham and Sarah Williams. He lived in the oldest Burnham house standing in the 1870s in East Hartford.
His funeral was held on October 10, 1901. It was largely attended by the older residents of East Hartford, who had known him for many years.
Burnham married Ann Amelia Goodwin on February 17, 1863.
- Wilbur Samuel Burnham
- Mary Sedgwick Burnham
- Willie Porter Burnham - died young.