Kate Burton

8 October 1846–30 October 1931 (Age 85)
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England

The Life Summary of Kate

When Kate Burton was born on 8 October 1846, in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, her father, William Burton, was 35 and her mother, Jane Dridge, was 36. She married John Layton Martin on 13 November 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860 and Liberty, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 30 October 1931, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Layton Martin
Kate Burton
Marriage: 13 November 1868
John Layton Martin
Jane Rozeltha Martin
Priscilla Kate Martin
Ann Elizabeth Martin
Amy Martin
William Burton Martin
Ella Martin
Maud Martin
Ezra Samuel Martin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries 1866: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Burton Family Conversion to LDS Church

    Tradition says that a Mormon missionary by the name of William Budge took the gospel to the Burton family. It is not known whether the father, James, joined the Church or not as his wife had died some …

    Sources (52)

    • Kate Martin in household of John Martin, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Rata Burton in entry for Ezra Martin and Louise Bartlome, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Kate Martin in entry for John Martin, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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