Elizabeth Jane Burton

Female12 December 1839–10 March 1881

Brief Life History 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 Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States.

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

Sources (10)

  • Elizabeth Brown in household of J M Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Jane Burton - birth-name: Elizabeth J. Burton
  • Elizabeth Brown, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    about 1858Kentucky, United States
  • Children (3)

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    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 placename 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’.

    French (northeastern): regional variant of Berton .

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

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