Elizabeth Jane Burton

12 December 1839–10 March 1881 (Age 41)
Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Burton was born on 12 December 1839, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, her father, John James Burton, was 24 and her mother, Malinda Lee, was 23. She married John Madison Brown about 1858, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pulaski, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died on 10 March 1881, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Rock Springs, Bracken, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Madison Brown
Elizabeth Jane Burton
Marriage: about 1858
Barbara Ellen Brown
William H Brown
Eugene J Brown

Spouse and Children

about 1858
Kentucky, United States


    Barbara Ellen Brown



    Eugene J Brown


Parents and Siblings




    William M Burton


    Sarah Burton



    Eunice Burton


+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 11

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 22

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth J Brown in household of John M Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Burton in household of John Burton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Burton in household of John Burton, "United States Census, 1850"

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