John Henry Burton II

17 January 1864–27 March 1901 (Age 37)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry Burton II was born on 17 January 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Henry Burton, was 31 and his mother, Hannah Matthews, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Wesley on 20 February 1889, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1901. He died on 27 March 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Burton II
1864–1901
Mary Elizabeth Wesley
1865–1948
Marriage: 20 February 1889
Elizabeth Burton
1893–1893
Mary Ako Burton
1893–1980
John Wesley Burton
1895–1974
Oliver Thompson Burton
1898–1940
Archie Hunter Burton
1901–1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1889Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1865
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Assassination of a President
    Age 1
    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 11
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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 (42)

    • John Henry Burton in entry for Oliver Thompson Burton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • John Hunter Burton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John H in entry for John Wesley Burton and Elsie Margaret Wigginton Boen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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