John Henry Burton

31 March 1821–15 October 1884 (Age 63)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Burton was born on 31 March 1821, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, his father, Henry Harrison Burton, was 39 and his mother, Mary Williams, was 35. He married Margret Dyer in 1848, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 15 October 1884, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mount Holly Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Burton
1821–1884
Margret Dyer
1830–1898
Marriage: 1848
William B. Campbell Burton
1850–1888
Mary A. Burton
1852–
Manson M Burton
1854–
Martha Emaline Burton
1857–1916
Samuel Fite Burton
1859–1883
Margaret America Burton
1861–1913
Anro Clemancy Burton
1863–1884
Miranda Caroline Burton
1866–1905
Isaac Denton Burton
1870–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1848
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    William B. Campbell Burton

    Male1850–1888Male

    Mary A. Burton

    Female1852–Female

    Manson M Burton

    Male1854–Male

    Martha Emaline Burton

    Female1857–1916Female

    Samuel Fite Burton

    Male1859–1883Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • John Burton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John H Burton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John H Burton, "United States Census, 1880"

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