Samuel Burton

Male12 June 1783–21 January 1852

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Burton was born on 12 June 1783, in Garthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, his father, Samuel Burton, was 38 and his mother, Mary Johnson, was 37. He married Hannah Shipley on 12 June 1804, in Luddington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 21 January 1852, in Sutterville, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Burton
Hannah Shipley
Marriage: 12 June 1804
Mary Burton
Jane Burton
Samuel Burton
William Burton
Elizabeth Burton
Samuel Burton
Ann Burton
Mary Hannah Burton
John Shipley Burton
Robert Taylor Burton
Sarah Burton
Rebecca Maria Burton
Melissa Burton
Charles Edward Burton

Sources (75)

  • Samuel Burton in entry for Robert T Burton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Samuel Burton in entry for Samuel Burton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Samuel Burton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1804Luddington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 3

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 4

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.


    Age 20

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    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.

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    Samuel Burton

    SAMUEL BURTON - HANNAH SHIPLEY THEIR STORY: 1783 - 1852 This is the story of Samuel Burton and Hannah Shipley, a British couple with roots in the Shires of Lincoln and York on the east coast of …

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