Stewart Ballantyne Burton

2 September 1904–24 December 1988 (Age 84)
Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Stewart Ballantyne

When Stewart Ballantyne Burton was born on 2 September 1904, in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, his father, Heber Fielding Burton, was 36 and his mother, Mary Delecta Ballantyne, was 27. He married Cora Leona Swainston on 16 June 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Election District 11, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 1930 and Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 2000. He died on 24 December 1988, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Afton Cemetery, Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stewart Ballantyne Burton
Cora Leona Swainston
Marriage: 16 June 1932
Lillian Burton
Heber Swainston Burton
James Swainston Burton

Spouse and Children

16 June 1932
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Lillian Burton



    James Swainston Burton


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries 1885 Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States 1911: Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name 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’.

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

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Story Highlight

Stories of my mother, by her daughter, Ruth Scholes

Cora Leona Swainston was born June 16, 1906 in Thayne, Wy, a beautiful place against the east mountains (the current location of "Star Valley Ranch"). She was the 12th of 13th children born to Eben …

Sources (3)

  • Stewart B Burton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Stewart B Burton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Stewart Balentine Burton in household of Heber Fiellding Burton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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