Maria Susan Haven

Brief Life History of Maria Susan

When Maria Susan Haven was born on 10 April 1826, in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Haven, was 52 and her mother, Judith Woodbury Temple, was 27. She married Robert Taylor Burton on 18 December 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 March 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Taylor Burton
Maria Susan Haven
Marriage: 18 December 1845
Theresa Hannah Burton
William Shipley Burton
Robert Taylor Burton Jr.
Charles Samuel Burton
John Haven Burton
Lafayette Grant Burton
Albert Temple Burton
Florence May Burton
Mary Amelia Burton
Heber Kimball Burton

Sources (56)

  • Maria S Burton in household of Robert Burton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Maria Haven, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Maria Susan Burton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) harbor’, from Middle English haven (Old English hæfen ‘haven’).

Welsh (Monmouthshire): variant of Evan .

Dutch: variant of Haveman , or possibly a topographic name from haven ‘port, harbour’. See also De Haven .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Maria Haven's Conversion as told by granddaughter Helen Burton Raybould by Kathryn Raybould Holcomb

After her parents, John Haven and Judith Woodbury Temple, joined the LDS Church. They desired to move their family to Navoo, Illinois to join the saints. Maria did not want to go, she proposed stayin …

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