Claud Francis Burton

2 April 1880–20 September 1944 (Age 64)
Casnovia, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Claud Francis

When Claud Francis Burton was born on 2 April 1880, in Casnovia, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, his father, Clarence N Burton, was 24 and his mother, Anna E. Seaman, was 22. He married Florence Bearss on 7 February 1903, in Bailey, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Twisp, Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1910. He died on 20 September 1944, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Claud Francis Burton
Florence Bearss
Marriage: 7 February 1903
Vena Aline Burton
Victor Stanley Burton

Spouse and Children

7 February 1903
Bailey, Muskegon, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 9

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 17

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

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)

  • Claud F Burton in household of Thomas Howell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claude F Burton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Claude F Burton, "United States Census, 1920"

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