Eliza Burton

18 October 1837–August 1854 (Age 16)
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Burton was born on 18 October 1837, in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Burton, was 26 and her mother, Jane Dridge, was 27. She died in August 1854, at the age of 16.

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William Burton
Jane Dridge
Charlotte Burton
Charlotte Drodge
William Burton
Ann Elizabeth Burton
Eliza Burton
Jane Burton
Emma Burton
Kate Burton
Mary Burton
Rosina Dridge Burton

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World Events (4)

Age 6
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 13
Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business

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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Sources (4)

  • Eliza Burton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Eliza Burton, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Liverpool to New Orleans

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