Willard Gardner Burton

3 October 1883–28 August 1934 (Age 50)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Willard Gardner

When Willard Gardner Burton was born on 3 October 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Willard Cushing Burton, was 26 and his mother, Mary Jane Eliza Gardner, was 28. He married Mary Latham Hunter on 21 June 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 2, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Tennessee, United States in 1934. He died on 28 August 1934, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Gardner Burton
1883–1934
Mary Latham Hunter
1879–1924
Marriage: 21 June 1906
Mary Hunter Burton
1907–1908
Willard Hunter Burton
1909–1987
Serge Hunter Burton
1911–1966
Virginia Burton
1914–1993
Marian Burton
1916–1917

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1906Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1886
    Age 3
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1890
    Age 7
    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 15
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Burke
    Burtin
    Borton

    Sources (51)

    • Willard G Burton in entry for Serge Hunter Burton, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Willard Gardner Burton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Willard G in entry for Francis Fredrick Parratt and Virginia Burton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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