Mary Ann Burton

Brief Life History 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 7 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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Abraham LeFever
Mary Ann Burton
Marriage: 27 March 1842
John Wesley LaFever
Judiah Elizabeth Lafever
Jordan Lafever
Anderson Lafever
Sarah Ellender LaFever
Amanda “Mandy” LaFever
Martha Emaline La Fever
George Edward LaFever
Margaret LaFever
Mary Jane LaFever
Joseph Monroe “Joe” LaFever
Lee Stokes LaFever
Laura Bell LaFever
James Barlow LaFever

Sources (6)

  • Mary Lafever in household of Abraham Lafever, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Burton in entry for Amanda Dedigo, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
  • Mary Lafever in household of Abraham Lafever, "United States Census, 1880"

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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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