Prudence Burton

about 1839–
Lt Egg Harbor, Burlington, New Jersey

The Life of Prudence

When Prudence Burton was born about 1839, her father, George E. Burton, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Thompson, was 33. She married Charles B Rose on 9 February 1856, in Little Egg Harbor Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Charles B Rose
1823–1899
Prudence Burton
1839–
Marriage: 9 February 1856
George B. Rose
1856–
Emeline Rose
1858–
John F. Rose
1859–1859
Henry H. Rose
1860–
Charles L. Rose
1861–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1856
Little Egg Harbor Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
children

(5)

    Male1856–Male

    Emeline Rose

    Female1858–Female

    John F. Rose

    Male1859–1859Male

    Henry H. Rose

    Male1860–Male

    Charles L. Rose

    Male1861–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Margaret Burton

    Female1827–Female

    Peter Burton

    Male1829–Male

    Ann Rebecca Burton

    Female1831–1906Female

    George Burton

    Male1833–Male

    John T. Burton

    Male1835–1920Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1844

Age 5

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

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 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)

  • Prudence Rose in household of Charles Rose, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Prudence in entry for John F. Rose, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Prudence in entry for Emeline Rose, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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