Mary Ann Burton

13 April 1823–10 August 1909 (Age 86)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Burton was born on 13 April 1823, in White, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Harrison Burton, was 41 and her mother, Mary Williams, was 37. She married Abraham Lefever on 27 March 1842, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 10 August 1909, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Lefever
1818–1899
Mary Ann Burton
1823–1909
Marriage: 27 March 1842
John Wesley LaFever
1844–1876
Jordan Lafever
1847–1860
Anderson Lafever
1847–1900
Sarah Ellender LaFever
1847–1882
Amanda LaFever
1850–1933
Martha Emaline La Fever
1852–1878
Emoline Martha Lefever
1852–1878
George Edward LaFever
1854–1927
Margaret Lafever
1856–
Judiah Elizabeth Lafever
1856–1933
Mary Jane Lafever
1858–1904
Joseph Monroe Lafever
1860–1941
Lee Stokes Lafever
1862–1898
Margaret Lefever
1863–
Laura Bell Lafever
1865–1913
James Barlow Lafever
1870–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 March 1842
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 12

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Mary Lafever in household of Abraham Lafever, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Lafever in household of Abraham Lafever, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Lafever in household of Abraham Lafever, "United States Census, 1860"

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