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
Mary Ann Burton
Marriage: 27 March 1842
John Wesley LaFever
Jordan Lafever
Anderson Lafever
Sarah Ellender LaFever
Amanda LaFever
Martha Emaline La Fever
Emoline Martha Lefever
George Edward LaFever
Margaret Lafever
Judiah Elizabeth Lafever
Mary Jane Lafever
Joseph Monroe Lafever
Lee Stokes Lafever
Margaret Lefever
Laura Bell Lafever
James Barlow Lafever

Spouse and Children

27 March 1842
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States


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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.

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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