When John Burton was christened on 6 January 1698, in Markham Clinton, Nottinghamshire, England, his father, John Burton, was 29 and his mother, Helen Whitehead, was 25. He married Mary Markham on 28 December 1729, in East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died from 28 January 1771 to 11 March 1771, in England, at the age of 73, and was buried in Markham Clinton, Nottinghamshire, England.
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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