Joseph Burton

13 October 1840–24 January 1877 (Age 36)
Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Burton was born on 13 October 1840, in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Burton, was 41 and his mother, Jane Shippobotham, was 44. He married Elizabeth Catharine Moesser on 7 October 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 24 January 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Burton
1840–1877
Elizabeth Catharine Moesser
1843–1876
Marriage: 7 October 1862
Elizabeth Ann Burton
1863–1956
Joseph Leon Burton
1865–1943
Sarah Ellen Burton
1867–1879
George Franklin Burton
1869–1929
William Ralph Burton
1872–1944
Emmanuel Burton
1874–1882
Alice Luella Burton
1876–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1848
    Age 8
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 14
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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 (32)

    • Joseph Burton in household of William Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Dr Joseph Burton in entry for Alice Burton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Joseph Burton in household of William Burton, "United States Census, 1860"

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