Prentis Burt

6 December 1839–17 January 1897 (Age 57)
Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Prentis

When Prentis Burt was born on 6 December 1839, in Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States, his father, William Burt, was 34 and his mother, Asenath Child, was 29. He married Phoebe Lloyd Williams on 3 August 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1851. He died on 17 January 1897, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Prentis Burt
Phoebe Lloyd Williams
Marriage: 3 August 1867
Mary Elizabeth Burt
Asenith Burt
William P Burt
Ida May Burt
Etta Burt
James Burt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (7)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 21
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    1 English and Scottish: from the Old English personal name Byrht, a byform of Be(o)rht ‘bright’. Compare Bert .2 German: Middle High German burt ‘that which is due or proper’, therefore a nickname for someone who has fulfilled his obligations properly.3 Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): variant of Burd .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Prentis Burt in household of Asenath Burt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Prentis Burt, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mr. Burt in entry for Assenith Bateman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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