Mary J Burton

1841–1877 (Age 36)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary J

When Mary J Burton was born in 1841, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Burton, was 25 and her mother, Maria, was 25. She married James H. Gladding Sr on 18 August 1859, in Snow Hill, Worcester, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Accomack Parish, Accomack, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Atlantic Magisterial District, Accomack, Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 14 March 1877, at the age of 36, and was buried in Withams, Accomack, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary J Burton
1841–1877
James H. Gladding Sr
1829–1920
Marriage: 18 August 1859
Mary Lee Gladding
1861–1882
Emma Gladding
1865–1872
Francis Gladding
1864–1866
Florence Gladding
1866–
Ida Gladding
1869–1972
Virginia G Gladding
1871–1871
Emily F. Gladding
1871–1878
Anna E Gladding
1873–
Ines E Gladding
1873–
Henry Arcemus Gladding
1874–1933
Unknown Gladding
1877–1877

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1859
Snow Hill, Worcester, Maryland, United States
children

(11)

  • Mary Lee Gladding

    Female1861–1882Female

  • Francis Gladding

    Male1864–1866Male

  • Female1865–1872Female

  • Florence Gladding

    Female1866–Female

  • Female1869–1972Female

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Burton

    Male1816–Male

  • Maria

    Female1816–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 3

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 20

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

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’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary J Burton in household of John Burton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Gladden in household of James Gladden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Gladding in entry for Francis Gladding, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

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