When Jeremiah Burton was born on 12 April 1724, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Benjamin Burton, was 31 and his mother, Bethiah Curtiss, was 28. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Asenath Clark. He died on 13 January 1812, at the age of 87.
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 .
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