Nathan William Burton

Brief Life History of Nathan William

When Nathan William Burton was born on 25 April 1850, in Howard Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States, his father, John Burton, was 38 and his mother, Jane Carter, was 33. He married Alice Jane Hallenbeck on 14 April 1870, in Dallas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Glenwood Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Phillipsburg Township, Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 2 July 1933, at the age of 83, and was buried in Phillipsburg Cemetery, Phillipsburg, Warren, New Jersey, United States.

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Nathan William Burton
Alice Jane Hallenbeck
Marriage: 14 April 1870
William Franklin Burton
Effie M Burton
Charles Floyd Burton
Rose O. Burton

Sources (10)

  • Nathan Burton in household of Alice J Burton, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Nathan Burton, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Nathan Burton, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).


Historical Boundaries: 1867: Phillips, Kansas, United States

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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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