John Burton

1801–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John

When John Burton was born in 1801, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Ebenezer Burton, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Hall, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Burton
1775–1825
Nancy Hall
1779–1865
John Burton
1801–
Nancy Burton
1802–1876
Samuel M. Burton
1805–1880
William Hall Burton
1808–1870
David Hall Burton
1809–1862
Thomas Donally Burton
1814–1882
Jubell Burton
1827–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1801–Male

    Nancy Burton

    Female1802–1876Female

    Male1805–1880Male

    William Hall Burton

    Male1808–1870Male

    David Hall Burton

    Male1809–1862Male

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 34

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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’.

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