Nathan William Burton

25 April 1850–2 July 1933 (Age 83)
Howard Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life 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 37 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

Spouse and Children

14 April 1870
Dallas, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Andrew Burton


    Elizabeth Burton


    John Wesley Burton


    George M Burton



World Events (8)


Age 10

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 11

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).
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

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 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)

  • Nathan Burton in household of Alice J Burton, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Nathan Burton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nathan Burton, "United States Census, 1900"

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