Sarah Ann Burton

Femaleabout 1829–about 1880

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Burton was born about 1829, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel M Burton, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Dale, was 31. She married William Richardson before 1849, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Mount Vernon Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died about 1880, in Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

William Marshall
1825–1870
Sarah Ann Burton
1829–1880
Marriage: about 1860
Sarah Ann Marshall
1853–
Eliza Marshall
1855–
Arnetta Marshall
1864–1884

Sources (8)

  • Sarah Marshall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Watters, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"
  • Sarah Ann Marshall in entry for Horace Waters, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1860Tennessee, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 1

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · The Oregon Trail

    Age 1

    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

    1845

    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries 1845: Lawrence created from Barry and Dade counties

    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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