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
1831–1904
Elizabeth Jane Burton
1839–1881
Marriage: about 1858
Barbara Ellen Brown
1859–1928
William H Brown
1861–1926
Eugene J Brown
1867–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1858
Kentucky, United States
children

(3)

    Barbara Ellen Brown

    Female1859–1928Female

    Male1861–1926Male

    Eugene J Brown

    Male1867–1938Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Male1833–1900Male

    William M Burton

    Male1836–1928Male

    Sarah Burton

    Female1839–1916Female

    Female1839–1881Female

    Eunice Burton

    Female1845–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.
1861

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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