Willard Stewart Burton

Brief Life History of Willard Stewart

When Willard Stewart Burton was born on 11 July 1878, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Christopher Walton Burton, was 36 and his mother, Susannah Stewart, was 34. He married Cora Chandler on 8 October 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 November 1925, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Willard Stewart Burton
Cora Chandler
Marriage: 8 October 1908
Willard Chandler Burton
Paula Burton
Myron Chandler Burton
Mary Burton
Ruth Burton
Hubert Chandler Burton
Robert Chandler Burton

Sources (67)

  • Willard S Burton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Willard S. Burton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Willard Stewart Burton, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries 1884: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Jefferson, Idaho, United States


Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

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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Willard Stewart Burton death notice

Willard Stewart Burton was born July 11, 1878 at Kaysville, Utah and died November 3, 1925 at Rigby, Idaho, aged 47 years, 3 months and 23 days. He was taken ill about a week ago and was bedfast only …

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