Mary or Margaret Olivia Burton Burwell

Brief Life History of Mary or Margaret Olivia

When Mary or Margaret Olivia Burton Burwell was born on 5 December 1864, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Oswald Burton, was 53 and her mother, Mary Olivia Pearson, was 31. She married William Armistead Burwell II on 15 December 1886. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Warrenton Township, Warren, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Warrenton, Manitoba, Canada in 1950. She died on 4 September 1901, in Warrenton, Warren, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Warrenton, Warren, North Carolina, United States.

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William Armistead Burwell II
Mary or Margaret Olivia Burton Burwell
Marriage: 15 December 1886
William Armistead Burwell
Robert Oswald Burton Burwell
Pettway Boyd Burwell
John Harwell Burwell

Sources (18)

  • Mary W Burwell in household of William A Burwell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Olivia Burton Burwell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Olivia Burton, "North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index"

World Events (8)

1865 · Battle of Bentonville

The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.



1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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