Robert Ibbotson Burton

9 February 1879–24 October 1967 (Age 88)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Ibbotson

When Robert Ibbotson Burton was born on 9 February 1879, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, William Walton Burton, was 45 and his mother, Rachel Fielding, was 39. He married Letitia Jane Richards on 2 December 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 October 1967, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Ibbotson Burton
1879–1967
Letitia Jane Richards
1879–1966
Marriage: 2 December 1903
Robert Richards Burton
1906–1982
Charles Richards Burton
1909–1996
Walton Richards Burton
1914–1964
Virginia Letitia Burton
1917–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1903Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 17
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 23
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    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 (55)

    • Robert Ibbotson Burton in entry for Charles Richards Burton, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Robert J Burton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Robert I Burton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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