Jonathan Burton

1750–1840 (Age 90)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary 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
Letitia Williamson
Marriage: 1789
William Burton
Sarah Burton
Mary Burton
Peter Burton
Ann Burton
Elizabeth Burton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1789Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
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    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    Age 26
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    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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    • Jonathan Burton in entry for Elizabeth Burton, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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