Frances Burton

1790–January 1837 (Age 47)
Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Burton was born in 1790, in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Jesse Burton, was 33 and her mother, Frances Louisa Penn, was 28. She married Josiah Turpin on 6 March 1810, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died in January 1837, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Turpin
1785–1842
Frances Burton
1790–1837
Marriage: 6 March 1810
Edwin Madison Turpin
1811–
William Burton Turpin
1815–1863
Richard Lafayette Turpin
1817–
Callowhill Minic Turpin
1818–1882
Breckenridge Turpin
1823–
Francis Burton Turpin
1825–
Caswell Turpin
1828–1901
Cleopatra Turpin
1831–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1810
Bedford, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Edwin Madison Turpin

    Male1811–Male

    Male1815–1863Male

    Richard Lafayette Turpin

    Male1817–Male

    Callowhill Minic Turpin

    Male1818–1882Male

    Breckenridge Turpin

    Male1823–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1803

Age 13

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Turpin in entry for P. F. Denton and Fanny P. Turpin, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Francis P. in entry for Richard L. Turpin and Mary ... Locke, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy. Vol. VI: (Virginia) for

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