Jonathan Burton

Male1750–1840

Brief Life History of Jonathan

When Jonathan Burton was born in 1750, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Anthony Burton, was 29 and his mother, Mary Hough, was 24. He married Letitia Williamson in 1789, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1840, in Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fallsington, Falls Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jonathan Burton
1750–1840
Letitia Williamson
1765–1847
Marriage: 1789
William Burton
1791–1870
Sarah Burton
1793–
Mary Burton
1796–1810
Peter Burton
1798–
Ann Burton
1801–
Elizabeth Burton
1803–

Sources (13)

  • Jonathan Burton in entry for Elizabeth Burton, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Jonathan Burton in entry for Elizabeth Burton, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Jonathan Burton in entry for Elizabeth Burton, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1789Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)

    1776

    Age 26

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776

    Age 26

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 50

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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