John W Burton

14 December 1853–9 October 1922 (Age 68)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John W

When John W Burton was born on 14 December 1853, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Lamb Burton, was 25 and his mother, Ann Holmes, was 27. He married Malinda Jane Adams on 13 February 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 9 October 1922, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W Burton
1853–1922
Malinda Jane Adams
1852–1944
Marriage: 13 February 1879
Malinda Jane Burton
1879–1879
Melzina Ann Burton
1880–1942
Nettia Belinda Burton
1883–1952
Laura Burton
1884–1969
John William Burton
1887–1979
Elizabeth Catherine Burton
1890–1970
Malinda Jane Burton
1893–1981
Robert Elias Burton
1897–1984

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 1
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 19
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Burke
    Burtin
    Borton

    Story Highlight

    Historical Sketch of John W. Burton

    This sketch was written and compiled by John W. Burton's daughter Laura Burton Egbert, his older sister Ellen Burton Beazer, his oldest son J. Wm. Burton and his brother in law Richard Perkins. (Fin …

    Sources (47)

    • John Burton in household of Robt Burton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John W Burton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John William Burton in entry for Nettia Belinda Whitesides, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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