George Ransom Burton

Brief Life History of George Ransom

When George Ransom Burton was born on 12 October 1901, in Cleveland, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, George Burton, was 26 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Ransom, was 21. He married Maud Smith on 30 June 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Treasureton, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1920 and World for about 20 years. He died on 31 March 1983, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Malad City Cemetery, Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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George Ransom Burton
Maud Smith
Marriage: 30 June 1927
Lorene Burton
George LeR Burton
Helen Miriam Burton

Sources (30)

  • George R Burton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Ransom Burton - Published information: birth: 12 October 1901; Cleveland, Oneida, Idaho, United States
  • George Ransom Burton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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Mary Elizabeth Ransom Burton

from her obituary in the Herald Journal, Monday, 2 November 1964 Death Claims Mary Burton Preston--Mrs. Mary Ransom Burton, 84, died Saturday morning at the hospital in Preston of natural causes. …

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