Jeremiah Burton

Male12 April 1724–13 January 1812

Brief Life History 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 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.

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Jeremiah Burton
Asenath Clark
Samuel Burton
Rhoda Ann Burton
Jonathon B. Burton
Uranice Burton
Eunice Burton
Eunice Burton
Elizur Burton

Sources (4)

  • Jeremiah Burton, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Jeremiah Burton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Jeremiah Burton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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World Events (4)


Age 52

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Age 62

Post office est. April 5, 1786


Age 67

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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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