John Burton

6 January 1698–after 28 January 1771
Markham Clinton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Burton was christened on 6 January 1698, in Markham Clinton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Burton, was 28 and his mother, Helen Whitehead, was 24. 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 after 28 January 1771, at the age of 73, and was buried in Markham Clinton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Burton
1698–1771
Mary Markham
1702–
Marriage: 28 December 1729
Elizabeth Burton
1731–
Eleanour Burton
1732–
Sarah Burton
1736–
John Burton
1738–
George Burton
1741–1750
Mary Burton
1746–
Ann Burton
1749–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1729
East Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Elizabeth Burton

    Female1731–Female

    Eleanour Burton

    Female1732–Female

    Sarah Burton

    Female1736–Female

    Male1738–Male

    Male1741–1750Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Burton

    Male1670–Male

    Helen Whitehead

    Female1674–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1698–1771Male

    Ellin Burton

    Female1700–Female

    George Burton

    Male1703–Male

    Samuel Burton

    Male1707–1708Male

    Mary Burton

    Female1711–Female

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)

  • Joh. Burton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Nottinghamshire - West Markham, England Bishop's Transcripts
  • John Burton in entry for Ann Burton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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