Jeremiah Burton

12 April 1724–13 January 1812 (Age 87)
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

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 Curtis, was 29. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Asenath Clark. He died on 13 January 1812, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Burton
1724–1812
Asenath Clark
1728–1824
Samuel Burton
1773–
Rhoda Ann Burton
1780–
Jonathon B. Burton
1782–1826
Uranice Burton
1784–
Eunice Burton
1786–1853
Eunice Burton
1786–
Elizur Burton
1792–

Spouse and Children

    Male1724–1812Male

    Asenath Clark

    Female1728–1824Female

children

(7)

    Samuel Burton

    Male1773–Male

    Rhoda Ann Burton

    Female1780–Female

    Jonathon B. Burton

    Male1782–1826Male

    Uranice Burton

    Male1784–Male

    Eunice Burton

    Female1786–1853Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 52

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 57

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1791

Age 67

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jeremiah Burton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jeremiah Burton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Family Bible Records

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