Burton Ancestors

My Burton ancestors have been somewhat difficult to research. I have a lot of conflicting information regarding the beginings of the family in Virginia. What I have does not completely agree with information I have found on the Internet; which doesn't agree with information I have found in different books; which doesn't agree with other genealogists researching the family. I suppose everyone is entitled to their own opinions on the origins of this family.

Deborah Hull sent me a link to an historical map of old Granville County, North Carolina. It is a wonderful map that was published in 1931 but the map represents 1741 through 1931. It shows churches, mills, schools and landowners as well as other sites. If you enlarge it, you can find the old Burton place as well as the old Neal place. It's definitely worth a look. Click here to view map.

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Generation No. 1

FRANCIS BURTON was born about 1560 in New Castle, York, England. He married KATHERINE U. She was born about 1558 in England and died after 1609 in St. Chad, Shrewsbury, Stropshire, England.

Children of FRANCIS BURTON and KATHERINE U. are:

  1. BYRON BURTON
  2. RALPH BURTON
  3. ROBERT BURTON, b. about 1584, England; m. SUSAN PARKER
  4. THOMAS BURTON, b. about 1588, England; m. JUDITH MAVERILL
  5. JOHN BURTON, b. about 1589, England; d. about 1655; m. LYDIA FRYE
  6. ANNE BURTON, m. WILLIAM FRYE
  7. RICHARD BURTON, b. about 1595, England; d. Henrico County, Virginia

Generation No. 2

RICHARD BURTON (FRANCIS BURTON1) was born about 1595 in England and died in Henrico County, Virginia. He married KATHERINE CHRISTIAN, March 13, 1623/24 in England.

Children of RICHARD BURTON and KATHERINE CHRISTIAN are:

  1. FRANCIS BURTON, b. about 1630
  2. JOHN BURTON, b. about 1632, England; d. April 1, 1690, Henrico County, Virginia
  3. JUDITH BURTON, b. about 1633, Virginia; m. 1) WILLIAM HUNT; 2) RICHARD PARKER
  4. THOMAS BURTON, b. 1634, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1686, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia; m. SUSANNAH HATCHER
  5. ROBERT BURTON, b. about 1636, Virginia
  6. SAMUEL BURTON, b. about 1638, Virginia
  7. RICHARD BURTON, b. about 1640, Virginia

Generation No. 3

JOHN BURTON (RICHARD BURTON2) was born about 1632 in England and died April 1, 1690 in Henrico County, Virginia. He married RACHEL HUTCHINS about 1650 in Virginia. She was born about 1624 in Virginia.

Children of JOHN BURTON and RACHEL HUTCHINS are:

  1. JOHN BURTON, b. about 1656; d. January 1678/79; m. MARY
  2. ROBERT BURTON, b. about 1660, Henrico County, Virginia; d. about 1724, Henrico County, Virginia
  3. BENJAMIN BURTON, b. about 1662; d. before February 1, 1686/87
  4. WILLIAM BURTON, b. about 1664; d. about 1750; m. 1) MARY RISBY, April 14, 1685; m. 2) MARY PARKER, 1688; m. 3) ELIZABETH HARWOOD, 1719
  5. MARY BURTON, b. about 1666, m. 1) JOHN DAVIS; 2) WILLIAM GLOVER
  6. RACHEL BURTON, b. about 1667; m. WILLIAM HATCHER
  7. ANNE BURTON, b. about 1668; m. WILLIAM HOLDEN

THOMAS BURTON (RICHARD BURTON2) was born about 1634 in Henrico County, Virginia and died 1686 in Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia. He married SUSANNAH HATCHER, daughter of WILLIAM HATCHER and MARY SMITH. She was born about 1642 and died 1689.

Children of THOMAS BURTON and SUSANNAH HATCHER are:

  1. THOMAS BURTON, b. 1664, Henrico County, Virginia; d. about 1691; m. ELIZABETH
  2. JOHN BURTON (of Cobbs), b. 1666, Henrico County, Virginia; d. about 1754; m. ELIZABETH FOWLER
  3. ISAAC BURTON, b. about 1667, Henrico County, Virginia; d. after 1736
  4. ABRAHAM BURTON, b. 1669, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1736; m. ANNE FEATHERSTONE
  5. ANNE BURTON, b. 1670, Henrico County, Virginia; d. after 1725, Henrico County, Virginia; m. BARTHOLOMEW STOVALL, August 6, 1693

Generation No. 4

ROBERT BURTON (JOHN BURTON3) was born about 1660 in Henrico County, Virginia and died about 1724 in Henrico County, Virginia. He married MARY NOWELL in 1686 in Charles City, Virginia, daughter of JOHN NOWELL and LYDIA PERKINS. She was born about 1660 in Charles City, Virginia and died 1727 in Henrico County, Virginia.

Children of ROBERT BURTON and MARY NOWELL are:

  1. ROBERT BURTON, JR., b. about 1687, Henrico County, Virginia; d. October 18, 1748, Goochland County, Virginia; m. PRISCILLA FARRAR
  2. NOWELL HUNT BURTON, b. 1692, Henrico County, Virginia; d. October 13, 1766, Mecklenburg County, Virginia
  3. HUTCHINGS BURTON, b. April 9, 1694, Henrico County, Virginia; d. October 3, 1763, Mecklenburg County, Virginia
  4. BENJAMIN BURTON, b. 1696; d. September 4, 1758; m. 1) ELIZABETH COX; 2) ELIZABETH HARE
  5. JOHN BURTON, b. 1699; d. August 17, 1776, Amelia County, Virginia; m. CATHERINE COCKE

JOHN BURTON (THOMAS BURTON3) was born 1666 in Henrico County, Virginia and died about 1754 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. He married ELIZABETH FOWLER about 1688. She was born about 1670 in Henrico County, Virginia.

Children of JOHN BURTON and ELIZABETH FOWLER are:

  1. SAMUEL BURTON, b. 1690; d. about 1730
  2. JOHN BURTON, JR., b. 1693; d. 1747; m. ELIZABETH
  3. ISAIAH BURTON, b. 1698; d. Albemarle, Virginia; m. OBEDIENCE
  4. THOMAS BURTON, b. 1702; d. 1773, Chesterfield County, Virginia; m. JOANNA
  5. JAMES P. BURTON, b. about 1708; d. about 1783, Charlotte County, Virginia; m. JUDITH PAINE
  6. UNKNOWN DAUGHTER, m. WILLIAM SHEPARD
  7. SARAH BURTON, m. ??? JACKSON
  8. ELIZABETH BURTON, m. ??? TIRPIN
  9. PHEBE BURTON, m. ??? JOHNSON
  10. SUSANAH BURTON, m. ??? TANNER
  11. ANN BURTON, m. ??? PAYNE

ABRAHAM BURTON (THOMAS BURTON3) was born 1669 in Henrico County, Virginia and died 1736 in Amelia County, Virginia. He married ANNE FEATHERSTONE about 1693. She was the daughter of CHARLES FEATHERSTONE and REBECCA of Henrico County, Virginia. ANNE died in 1745 in Amelia County, Virginia.

Children of ABRAHAM BURTON and ANNE FEATHERSTONE are:

  1. ABRAHAM BURTON, JR., d. 1758; m. MARY BEVILL
  2. CHARLES BURTON, b. about 1696; d. about 1774; m. LOVEDAY FRANKLIN
  3. THOMAS BURTON, d. 1765
  4. SUSANNAH BURTON, m. 1) JOHN GARRETT; 2) CLIFTON

ANNE BURTON (THOMAS BURTON3) was born 1670 in Henrico County, Virginia and died after 1725 in Henrico County, Virginia. She married BARTHOLOMEW STOVALL, August 8, 1693. He was born June 24, 1665 in Albany, Surrey, England and died May 1, 1721 in Henrico County, Virginia.

Children of ANNE BURTON and BARTHOLOMEW STOVALL are:

  1. THOMAS STOVALL, b. about 1705, Virginia; d. after 1740, Virginia; m. ELIZABETH OWENS
  2. SARAH STOVALL, b. 1735, Goochland County, Virginia; d. about 1820, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. JAMES BURTON, JR.

Generation No. 5

NOWELL HUNT BURTON (ROBERT BURTON4) was born 1692 in Henrico County, Virginia and died October 13, 1766 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. He married JUDITH ALLIN 1715 in Virginia, daughter of ROBERT ALLIN and SARAH. She was born 1694 in New Kent County, Virginia and died before 1766 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

Notes for NOWELL HUNT BURTON
Lived in Henrico County until he was 19, then moved into what would soon be known as Goochland, Virginia. Then moved south across James River to the region of Willis River (later known as Cumberland) and finally to Mecklenburg County, Virginia, where he died....Source: Early Virginia Families along the James River.
Will: July 31, 1766, Mecklenburg Co., VA, Proved Oct 1766

Goochland County was formed from Henrico County in 1728 so the first five children were actually born in Henrico County. Cumberland County was formed from Goochland County in 1749 and Mecklenburg County was formed from Lunenburg County in 1765. Some researchers list the current county name as the birthplace of an ancestor but I prefer to list the county name as it was known at the time of birth.

Children of NOWELL HUNT BURTON and JUDITH ALLIN are:

  1. JOHN BURTON, b. about 1716, Henrico County, Virginia; d. September 26, 1785; m. AGNES MERRYMAN, August 24, 1752, Cumberland County, Virginia
  2. JOSIAH BURTON, b. about 1718, Henrico County, Virginia; d. after 1766, Northampton County, North Carolina
  3. ROBERT BURTON, b. about 1720, Henrico County, Virginia; d. about 1798, Mecklenburg County, Virginia; m. LUCY TUCKER
  4. HUTCHINS BURTON, b. 1722, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1767, Mecklenburg County, Virginia; m. TABITHA MINGE, March 16, 1740/41
  5. BENJAMIN BURTON, b. 1724, Henrico County, Virginia; d. 1770; m. MONICA HUMPHRIES
  6. JUDITH BURTON, b. 1728, Goochland County, Virginia; d. after 1766; m. SAMUEL YOUNG
  7. ALLEN BURTON, b. February 12, 1729, Goochland County, Virginia; d. July 17, 1802, Granville County, North Carolina
  8. NOEL BURTON, b. 1730, Goochland County, Virginia; d. 1763, Mecklenburg County, Virginia; m. JOAN

ROBERT BURTON, JR. (ROBERT BURTON4) was born about 1687 in Henrico County, Virginia and died October 18, 1748 in Goochland, Virginia. He married PRISCILLA FARRAR, daughter of WILLIAM FARRAR and PRISCILLA BAUGH. She was born 1691 and died about 1768.

Children of ROBERT BURTON and PRISCILLA FARRAR are:

  1. ROBERT BURTON, b. about 1718; d. 1768; m. JUDITH LAFORCE
  2. WILLIAM BURTON, b. about 1720; d. 1778; m. REBECCA COBBS
  3. PRISCILLA BURTON, b. about 1723, Henrico County, Virginia
  4. ANNE BURTON, b. 1725
  5. JUDITH BURTON, b. about 1727, Henrico County, Virginia; m. GEORGE PAYNE
  6. NOEL BURTON, b. about 1729; d. 1769; m. LUCY BARRETT
  7. OBEDIENCE BURTON m. JOHN BRYAN
  8. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. September 24, 1738
  9. DAUGHTER BURTON m. ??? SAUNDERS

HUTCHINS BURTON (ROBERT BURTON4) was born April 9, 1694 in Henrico County, Virginia and died in October 3, 1763 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. He married SUSANNA ALLIN, March 31, 1719 in St. Peter's Parish in New Kent County, Virginia, daughter of ROBERT ALLIN and SARAH. She was born May 17, 1700 and died 1762.

Children of HUTCHINS BURTON and SUSANNA ALLIN are:

  1. SAMUEL BURTON, b. December 25, 1719; d. 1757
  2. DRURY BURTON, b. November 23, 1721
  3. HUTCHINS BURTON, b. September 25, 1723; d. about 1801; m. JUDITH ALLEN
  4. DAVID BURTON, b. June 25, 1725; d. 1757; m. MARY WILTSHIRE GROMARRIN
  5. WILLIAM ALLEN BURTON, July 25, 1727; d. 1773; m. MARY WALTHALL
  6. NOEL BURTON, b. April 27, 1729; m. MARY
  7. ANN BURTON, December 7, 1731; m. ANTHONY MATTHEWS
  8. CHARLES BURTON, b. May 4, 1734; d. about 1801; m. MARY HUNT
  9. ROBERT BURTON, b. December 4, 1736; d. about 1806
  10. SUSANNAH BURTON, b. January 15, 1738; d. before 1831; m. WILLIAM PRICE
  11. RICHARD BURTON, b. February 5, 1739; d. about 1779; m. MARY PLEASANTS
  12. JULIUS BURTON, b. October 22, 1742; d. before 1790; m. REBEKAH CLAYTON

BENJAMIN BURTON (ROBERT BURTON4) was born 1696 in Henrico County, Virginia and died September 4, 1758 Henrico County, Virginia. He married 1) ELIZABETH COX, daughter of WILLIAM COX and SARAH. He married 2) ELIZABETH WARE about 1723, daughter of SUSANNA WARE.

Children of BENJAMIN BURTON and ELIZABETH COX are:

  1. BENJAMIN BURTON, JR., b. about 1718; d. about 1770
  2. RACHEL BURTON
  3. MAGDALENE BURTON, m. JOHN ALDAY

Children of BENJAMIN BURTON and ELIZABETH WARE are:

  1. JACOB BURTON, b. about 1725; d. 1764; m. MARY
  2. JESSE BURTON, b. about 1740; d. 1771; m. MARY, about 1761
  3. JOHN BURTON, d. about 1761, Henrico County, Virginia

JOHN BURTON (ROBERT BURTON4) was born 1699 in Virginia and died August 17, 1776 in Amelia County, Virginia. He married CATHERINE COCKE. She was born about 1703 and died September 10, 1725 in Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia.

Child of JOHN BURTON and CATHERINE COCKE is:

  1. JOHN BURTON, JR., b. September 7, 1725, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia

JAMES P. BURTON (JOHN BURTON4) was born about 1708 in Charlotte County, Virginia and died about 1783 in Charlotte County, Virginia. He married JUDITH PAINE about 1725. She was born about 1707 in Henrico County, Virginia.

Child of JAMES BURTON and JUDITH PAINE is:

  1. AGNES BURTON, b. about 1728; m. JAMES HUDSON
  2. JAMES BURTON, JR., b. about 1736, Goochland County, Virginia; d. September 8, 1814, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. SARAH STOVALL
  3. THOMAS BURTON, b. 1737, Henrico County, Virginia; m. NANCY ANN PERRIN
  4. MARY BURTON, m. AIL

ABRAHAM BURTON (ABRAHAM BURTON4) was born in Henrico County, Virginia and died 1758 in Amelia County, Virginia. He married MARY BEVILL, daughter of ESSEX BEVILL and ELISABETH. She died after 1771 in Amelia County, Virginia.

Children of ABRAHAM BURTON and MARY BEVILL are:

  1. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. 1726
  2. ABRAHAM BURTON, b. 1727
  3. PHOEBE BURTON, b. 1730
  4. ROBERT BURTON, b. 1732
  5. ABEL BURTON
  6. PETER BURTON

CHARLES BURTON (ABRAHAM BURTON4) was born about 1696 and died about 1774. He married LOVEDAY FRANKLIN, daughter of JAMES FRANKLIN, SR.

Children of CHARLES BURTON and LOVEDAY FRANKLIN are:

  1. THOMAS BURTON, m. SARAH
  2. HENRY BURTON, b. 1735; m. ANNE ELAM
  3. CHARLES BURTON, JR., d. about 1792; m. SARAH
  4. ABRAHAM BURTON
  5. BENJAMIN BURTON
  6. ROBERT BURTON

SUSANNAH BURTON (ABRAHAM BURTON4) was born about 1695 in Virginia and died unknown in Virginia. She married 1) JOHN GARRETT. His will was dated February 5, 1742 and probated May 18, 1744. She married 2) UNKNOWN CLIFTON.

Children of SUSANNAH BURTON and JOHN GARRETT are:

  1. ISAAC GARRETT, b. December 9, 1719, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia
  2. ANNE "FANNY" GARRETT, b. September 22, 1721, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia
  3. SUSANNA GARRETT, b. September 1, 1723, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia
  4. JOHN GARRETT, b. July 10,1726, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia
  5. ABRAHAM GARRETT, b. July 3, 1729, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia
  6. THOMAS GARRETT, b. December 6, 1730, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia
  7. STEPHEN GARRETT, b. April 9, 1733, Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia
  8. CHARLES GARRETT, b. about 1735, Amelia County, Virginia

Generation 6

ALLIN BURTON (NOWELL HUNT BURTON5) was born February 2, 1729 in Goochland County, Virginia and died in either 1802 in Mercer County, Kentucky or November, 1781 in Granville County, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH BASSETT, 1754 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, daughter of THOMAS BASSETT and LYDIA HOWLE. She was born March 12, 1733 in Goochland County, Virginia and died May 1819 in Mercer County, Kentucky.

Notes for ALLIN BURTON
Will Book 2, Mercer County, p. 305, dated July 17, 1802, gives 'Division of Slaves of Allen Burton' to Elizabeth Burton, widow. There is also a will for Allen Burton in Granville County, North Carolina in 1781 and it refers to Elizabeth Burton, adm. of the estate of Allen Burton. Obviously these are two different Allen Burton's.

Allen Burton is shown on a 1779 Petition for Division of Bute County along with his brother, Bassett. Bute County was abolished in 1779 when it was divided into Warren County and Franklin County.
He also signed the Oath of Allegiance in Bute County, 1764-1779, as did his brother, Bassett.

Children of ALLIN BURTON and ELIZABETH BASSETT are:

  1. FRANCES BURTON, b. April 3, 1755; m. NATHANIEL HIX, October 9, 1783, Mecklenburg County, Virginia
  2. JUDITH BURTON, b. July 3, 1757, Virginia
  3. LOUISA BURTON, b. October 9, 1758, Virginia
  4. BASSETT BURTON, b. December 29, 1760, Virginia
  5. MARY BURTON, b. October 13, 1762, Virginia; m. JOHN WILLIAMS
  6. ALLIN BURTON, b. April 11, 1764, Virginia; d. November, 1822, Daviess County, Kentucky
  7. HUTCHINS BURTON, b. January 8, 1767, Virginia; d. 1847; m. ELIZABETH STAPP, September 21, 1798, Madison County, Kentucky
  8. JESSE BURTON, b. November 12, 1769, Virginia
  9. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. January 8, 1772, Virginia; m. WILLIAM HALL, November 1, 1792
  10. JOHN BURTON, b. April 11, 1774, Virginia
  11. ROBERT ALLEN BURTON, b. August 11, 1776, Granville County, North Carolina; d. May 31, 1825; m. MARGARET FERGUSON, March 23, 1796, Mercer County, Kentucky

ROBERT BURTON (ROBERT BURTON, JR.5) was born 1718 and died 1768. He married JUDITH LAFORCE October 13, 1757.

Children of ROBERT BURTON and JUDITH LAFORCE are:

  1. CHARLES BURTON, January 1740
  2. ANN BURTON
  3. SARAH BURTON, b. July 16, 1758
  4. PRISCILLA BURTON, b. May 29, 1761
  5. JEAN BURTON, b. March 29, 1765
  6. LUCY BURTON, b. May 13, 1767

CHARLES BURTON (HUTCHINS BURTON5) was born May 4, 1734 and died about 1800 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. He married MARY HUNT. She was born about 1734 in Henrico County, Virginia and died before 1807 in South Carolina.

Children of CHARLES BURTON and MARY HUNT are:

  1. SARAH "SALLY" BURTON, b. about 1762, Virginia; d. about 1838; m. JOHN WEIR, March 26, 1778, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
  2. WILLIAM BURTON, b. about 1763, Virginia; d. about 1817; m. MARY "MOLLY" SMITH
  3. SUSANNAH BURTON, b. about 1765, Virginia; m. ROBERT GEORGE
  4. SAMUEL BURTON, b. about 1767, Virginia; d. before 1820, Tennessee; m. RHODA
  5. CUTHBERT BURTON, b. about 1769, Virginia; d. about 1864, Allen County, Kentucky; m. MARTHA WILLIS
  6. CHARLES BURTON, b. about 1771; d. after 1850; m. MARGARET "PEGGY" SPILLMAN
  7. DAVID BURTON, b. about 1774; d. 1866, Pickens County, Alabama; m. ESTHER THOMPSON about 1803, South Carolina
  8. NATHANIEL BURTON, b. about 1774; d. about 1865, Edgefield County, South Carolina; m. SUSAN ASBELL
  9. DRURY BURTON, b. December 1, 1777; m. MARY "POLLY" BRIGHT, April 19, 1810, Warren County, Kentucky
  10. MARY "POLLY" BURTON, b. May 10, 1781; m. JAMES BRIGHT
  11. NANCY BURTON, b. October 14, 1784, Goochland County, Virginia
  12. JOHN ANDERSON BURTON, b. about 1785; d. before 1850; m. MARY ANN RITCHEY, March 8, 1818, Allen County, Kentucky; b. about 1788, North Carolina

RICHARD BURTON (HUTCHINS BURTON5) was born February 5, 1739 in Henrico County, Virginia and died about 1779 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. He married MARY PLEASANTS about 1757 in Virginia, daughter of JOHN PLEASANTS and JANE LARCOME. She was born about 1739 in Cumberland County, Virginia and died unknown.

Children of RICHARD BURTON and MARY PLEASANTS are:

  1. JOHN PLEASANT BURTON, b. July 3, 1758; d. July 4, 1836
  2. JANE BURTON
  3. WILLIAM BURTON

WILLIAM BURTON (ROBERT BURTON, JR.5) was born about 1720 and died about 1778. He married REBECCA COBBS.

Children of WILLIAM BURTON and REBECCA COBBS are:

  1. JESSE BURTON, b. about 1750; d. 1795; m. ANNA MARIA HUDSON
  2. ROBERT BURTON, d. 1818
  3. JOHN COBBS BURTON, b. January 27, 1758; d. 1776
  4. WILLIAM BURTON, d. 1811
  5. PHILIP FARRAR BURTON, d. 1804; m. NANCY TIMSON
  6. MARY BURTON, m. (1) HENRY; m. (2) BENJAMIN RICE, bef. 1790
  7. SUSANNA BURTON, m. JOHN THOMPSON
  8. REBECCA BURTON, m. GEORGE THOMPSON

NOEL BURTON (ROBERT BURTON, JR.5) was born 1729 and died May 1769. He married LUCY BARRET about 1755 in Goochland County, Virginia, daughter of JAMES BARRET and SARAH WOMACK. She was born about 1736 in Goochland County, Virginia and died about 1777 in Orange County, North Carolina.

Children of NOEL BURTON and LUCY BARRET are:

  1. ROBERT BURTON, b. April 9, 1756, Goochland County, Virginia
  2. PRISCILLA BURTON, b. December 26, 1757, Goochland County, Virginia
  3. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. November 11, 1759, Goochland County, Virginia
  4. JAMES BURTON, b. about 1762, Goochland County, Virginia
  5. WILLIAM BARRET BURTON, b. April 2, 1765, Goochland County, Virginia
  6. DAUGHTER BURTON, b. February 20, 1768, Goochland County, Virginia

JOHN BURTON (NOWELL HUNT BURTON5) was born about 1716, Henrico County, Virginia and died September 26, 1785. He married AGNES MERRYMAN, August 24, 1752, Cumberland County, Virginia.

Children of JOHN BURTON and AGNES MERRYMAN are:

  1. JOHN BURTON, b. about 1753
  2. ALLEN BURTON, b. about 1754, Cumberland County, Virginia; d. 1841, Caswell County, North Carolina; m. MARY BURTON
  3. BENJAMIN BURTON, b. about 1756
  4. JESSE BURTON, b. about 1760; d. 1825, Kentucky; m. ZEPPORAH
  5. NANCY BURTON, b. about 1758
  6. BETSY BURTON, b. about 1759
  7. SUSANNAH BURTON, b. about 1762

JUDITH BURTON (ROBERT BURTON, JR.5) married GEORGE PAYNE. He was born November 21, 1707 and died 1784.

Children of JUDITH BURTON and GEORGE PAYNE are:

  1. JOSEPH PAYNE, b. March 23, 1758
  2. ELIZABETH PAYNE, b. September 19, 1760; m. SAMUEL WOODSON
  3. RICHARD PAYNE, b. April 29, 1765
  4. ROBERT BURTON PAYNE
  5. GEORGE PAYNE, b. February 9, 1734
  6. ANNE PAYNE
  7. JESSE PAYNE
  8. MARY PAYNE

HUTCHINS BURTON (NOWELL HUNT BURTON5) was born 1722 in Henrico County, Virginia and died 1767 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. He married TABITHA MINGE, March 16, 1741.

Children of HUTCHINS BURTON and TABITHA MINGE are:

  1. HUTCHINS BURTON
  2. ROBERT BURTON, b. October 20, 1747; d. May 31, 1825, North Carolina; m. AMANDA/AGATHA WILLIAMS
  3. JOHN BURTON, d. 1789, Mecklinburg County, Virginia; m. MARY GORDON
  4. NOWELL HUNT BURTON
  5. JAMES MINGE BURTON m. ELIZABETH RIDLEY
  6. MARTHA BURTON m. JOHN BASKERVILLE
  7. MARY BURTON m. BENJAMIN FORREI

JAMES BURTON, JR. (JAMES P. BURTON5) was born 1736 in Goochland County, Virginia and died September 8, 1814 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. He married SARAH STOVALL, 1760 in Goochland County, Virginia, daughter of THOMAS STOVALL and ELIZABETH FRANCES OWEN. She was born 1735 in Goochland County, Virginia and died about 1820 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Notes for JAMES BURTON, JR.
The birth years listed for JAMES BURTON'S children are approximate. So far I haven't been able to pin down any of them but I do have a problem with the eleven year gap between BENJAMIN and GEORGE. Every listing I've found has this same gap and I refuse to believe that there was an eleven year gap between children for JAMES and SARAH. I've left the birth years listed because general consensus among fellow genealogists has them this way. Be warned, there is a problem with the years listed.

Children of JAMES BURTON, JR. and SARAH STOVALL are:

  1. UNKNOWN DAUGHTER
  2. JOHN BURTON, b. about 1762, Lunenburg County, Virginia; d. 1849, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. MARY ANN
  3. WILLIAM FRANK BURTON, b. about 1763, Lunenburg County, Virginia; d. November 1814, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH KISSEE (KIZZEE) January 15, 1789.
  4. PHOEBE BURTON, b. about 1765
  5. BENJAMIN BURTON, b. about 1767, Charlotte County, Virginia; d. November 1833, Jennings County, Indiana; m. ANNA BAKER
  6. GEORGE STOVALL BURTON, b. about 1778, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
  7. JAMES PAYNE BURTON, b. about 1780, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; m. CATY BAKER, May 19, 1803, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  8. THOMAS BURTON, b. about 1782, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
  9. ANNE BURTON, b. about 1783, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; m. JEREMIAH JACKSON, May 21, 1803, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  10. ROBERT BURTON, b. about 1784; d. 1831, Pulaski County, Kentucky

THOMAS BURTON (JAMES P. BURTON5) was born about 1735 in Henrico County, Virginia and died about 1802 in Laurens County, South Carolina. He married NANCY ANN PERRIN about 1755, daughter of JOSEPH PERRIN and REBECCA LIGON. She was born about 1735 in Hanover County, Virginia and died about 1797 in Laurens County, South Carolina.

Notes for THOMAS BURTON
Some have suggested that Thomas is the father of SAMUEL BURTON, b. 1790 in Virginia. I don't believe this is correct. THOMAS died in South Carolina and I haven't found any evidence that he ever lived in Kentucky, which is where SAMUEL lived and died. There is also a problem with dates; THOMAS was born about 1735 and died about 1802. His wife, NANCY ANNE PERRIN, was born about 1735 and died about 1797. That would have made both THOMAS and NANCY, 55 years old when SAMUEL was born; not impossible, but highly unlikely.


AGNES BURTON (JAMES P. BURTON5) was born about 1728 in Virginia and died about 1802 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. She married JAMES HUDSON, son of PETER HUDSON and MARTHA BRIGGS. He was born about 1725 in Henrico County, Virginia and died 1765 in Charlotte County, Virginia.

Children of AGNES BURTON and JAMES HUDSON are:

  1. JAMES HUDSON, b. 1750-1760, Virginia; d. 1800-1805, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. NANCY HARRIS, May 4, 1781, Lunenburge County, Virginia
  2. JOHN HUDSON, b. 1750-1755, Virginia; d. 1817, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. MARTHA/PATSY ???
  3. LIER/SIER HUDSON, b. about 1755, Virginia
  4. MARY POLLY HUDSON, b. about 1758, Virginia

Generation 7

ALLEN BURTON (ALLIN BURTON6) was born April 11, 1764 in Virginia and died November, 1822 in Ohio(?) County, Kentucky. He married 1) REBEKAH HAMNER, March 22, 1786 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, daughter of JAMES HAMNER and SARAH. She was born 1763 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia and died September 27, 1815 in Daviess County, Kentucky. He married 2) REBECCA WARD, March 16, 1820 in Ohio County, Kentucky. She was born February 25, 1765 and died February, 1835 in Nelson(?) County, Kentucky.

Children of ALLEN BURTON and REBEKAH HAMNER are:

  1. BASSETT BURTON, b. February 24, 1787; d. August 22, 1832, Ohio County, Kentucky; m. MARY "POLLY" CARTER, March 5, 1808
  2. AMANDA A. BURTON, b. about 1789
  3. GEORGE B. BURTON, b. 1790; m. SARAH LATHAM, June 15, 1813, Mercer County, Kentucky
  4. UNKNOWN SON, b. between 1791-1794; d. between 1820-1830(?)
  5. WILLIAM BURTON, b. about 1795
  6. REBECCA BURTON, b. February 7, 1798, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. May 8, 1870, Daviess County, Kentucky; m. JOHN LASHBROOK
  7. UNKNOWN DAUGHTER, b. between 1800-1810, Kentucky
  8. JAMES A. BURTON, b. February 8, 1801, Perryville, Boyle County, Kentucky; d. December 23, 1888

HUTCHINS BURTON (ALLIN BURTON6) was born January 8, 1767 in Adair County, Kentucky and died 1847 in Carroll County, Missouri. He married ELIZABETH STAPP, September 21, 1798 at Madison County, Kentucky, daughter of LT. COL. JOHN STAPP(?). She was born 1777 in North Carolina and died unknown in Carroll County, Missouri.

Children of HUTCHINS BURTON and ELIZABETH STAPP are:

  1. MARY "POLLY" BURTON, b. about 1799, Adair County, Kentucky; d. May 13, 1832, Adair County, Kentucky; m. DAVID H. RIGGINS
  2. JOHN GILLIAN BURTON, b. about 1813, Adair County, Kentucky; after 1880; m. 1) MAHALA FINLEY; 2) CAROLINE WEST
  3. CYNTHIA BURTON, , b. between 1800-1811, Adair County, Kentucky; m. JOSHUA LACKEY/LEAKEY
  4. MARGARET BURTON, b. August 7, 1801, Adair County, Kentucky; d. May 19, 1855, Howard County, Missouri; m. BARNABUS BALLEW
  5. WILLIAM M. BURTON, b. June 27, 1805, Adair County, Kentucky; d. May 30, 1867, Howard County, Missouri; m. MARY ANN PREWITT
  6. JOSEPH STAPP BURTON, b. 1810, Adair County, Kentucky; d. before 1880, Carroll County, Missouri; m. ELIZABETH CROWLY
  7. LEVI S. BURTON, b. 1813, Adair County, Kentucky; d. after 1880, Howard County, Missouri; m. SUSAN TIPPETT
  8. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. about 1815, Adair County, Kentucky; m. REUBEN LEWIS
  9. JAMES Y. BURTON, b. 1823, Adair County, Kentucky
  10. GEORGE BURTON, b. unknown, Adair County, Kentucky

ROBERT ALLEN BURTON (ALLIN BURTON6) was born August 11, 1776 in Granville County, North Carolina and died March 27, 1850 in Perryville, Boyle County, Kentucky. He married MARGARET FERGUSON, March 23, 1796 in Mercer County, Kentucky. She was born April 12, 1780 in Fort Harrod, Kentucky and died October 20, 1836 in Perryville, Boyle County, Kentucky.

Children of ROBERT ALLEN BURTON and MARGARET FERGUSON are:

  1. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. December 31, 1796, Mercer County, Kentucky
  2. CHARLES FERGUSON BURTON, b. December 8, 1798, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. February 26, 1842; m. SOPHIA KING, January 31, 1826
  3. JOHN ALLEN BURTON, b. June 6, 1801, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. May 6, 1874; m. LOUISIANA CHANDLER, January 13, 1829
  4. ROBERT WOODSON BURTON, b. August 27, 1803, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. March 6, 1859, Washington, Tazewell County, Illinois; m. MARY MCAFEE GAUNT, June 30, 1829
  5. ELIZA G. BURTON, b. 1805, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. May 5, 1837; m. RODNEY W. COMBS, October 26, 1825
  6. MARY T. BURTON, b. May 21, 1809, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. November 7, 1836
  7. SHERWOOD PIERSON BURTON, b. October 5, 1812, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. September 21, 1875, Perrysville, Boyle County, Kentucky; m. 1) NANCY HOCKER; 2) SARAH PETERS
  8. JESSE WOODSON BURTON, b. September 5, 1814, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. 1895
  9. MARGARET A. BURTON, b. 1818, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. 1887; m. 1) ROBERT C. WALKER, May 19, 1838; 2) DURHAM
  10. SUSAN A. BURTON, b. June 16, 1821, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. April 8, 1921; m. SAMUEL E. BOTTOM, December 13, 1838
  11. LETITIA ROCHESTER BURTON, b. January 26, 1826, Mercer County, Kentucky; d. April 4, 1844, Washington, Tazewell County, Illinois

JOHN PLEASANT BURTON (RICHARD BURTON6) was born July 3, 1758 in Henrico County, Virginia and died July 4, 1836 in Lawrence County, Indiana. He married SUSANNA STAMPER in 1779 in Ashe County, North Carolina, daughter of JONATHAN STAMPER and RACHEL PARKS. She was born April 22, 1767 in North Carolina and died August 10, 1845 in Lawrence County, Indiana.

Children of JOHN PLEASANT BURTON and SUSANNA STAMPER are:

  1. RICHARD BURTON, b. 1782
  2. MARTHA (PATSY) BURTON, b. 1784
  3. ALLEN BURTON, b. April 20, 1786
  4. JOHN M. BURTON, b. 1788
  5. MARY BURTON, b. July 6, 1790
  6. DAVID BURTON, b. March 15, 1792
  7. WILLIAM BUCHANAN BURTON, b. February 14, 1794
  8. HUTCHINS BURTON, b. February 12, 1797
  9. HARDIN BURTON, b. August 15, 1798
  10. ZACHARIAH BURTON, b. September 12, 1801
  11. ANN BURTON, b. 1803
  12. ISOM BURTON, b. October 15, 1807
  13. ELI BURTON, b. October 15, 1807

CHARLES BURTON (ROBERT BURTON6) was born January 1740 and died 1785/86 in Caswell County, North Carolina. He married 1) MARY HOLLAND, November 3, 1763 in Goochland County, Virginia, daughter of GEORGE HOLLAND. He married 2) JANE ARMSTRONG.

Children of CHARLES BURTON and MARY HOLLAND are:

  1. GEORGE BURTON, b. July 3, 1764; d. 1815
  2. EDMUND BURTON, b. September 22, 1765
  3. ROBERT BURTON
  4. THEODORICK BURTON
  5. CHARLES BURTON
  6. DOLLY BURTON

ANN BURTON (ROBERT BURTON6) married ROBERT PAYNE, JR., July 22, 1762 in Goochland County, Virginia.

Children of ANN BURTON and ROBERT PAYNE, JR. are:

  1. CHARLES PAYNE
  2. ROBERT PAYNE
  3. JOHN PAYNE
  4. ELIZABETH PAYNE, b. March 31, 1763
  5. KITURAH PAYNE, b. January 2, 1765
  6. ANN PAYNE, b. November 13, 1766
  7. AGNES PAYNE
  8. MARY PAYNE
  9. SUSANNA PAYNE

FRANCES BURTON (ALLEN BURTON6) was born April 3, 1755. She married NATHANIEL HIX, October 9, 1783 in Mecklenburg, Virginia, son of AMOS A. HIX and SARAH BUGG. He was born 1751 in Georgia and died July 17, 1823.

Child of FRANCES BURTON and NATHANIEL HIX is:

  1. BURTON HIX, b. between 1775-1784;d. 1840; m. ANN HATTAWAY January 27, 1825
  2. EDMUND BUGG HIX, b. between 1775-1784; m. SARAH FLINT
  3. SUSAN HIX, b. March 5, 1786, Columbia County, Georgia; m. STERLING EDWARDS
  4. MARTHA HIX, b. 1788, Georgia; m. EDWARD BOWDRE, October 8, 1808
  5. FRANCES HIX, b. 1795, Georgia; m. JOHN JACKSON
  6. NATHANIEL HIX, b. January 15, 1800; d. October 27, 1874, Madison County, Georgia; m. JOANNA PERRY, July 17, 1823, Jackson County, Georgia

WILLIAM FRANK BURTON (JAMES BURTON, JR.6) was born about 1763 in Lunenburg County, Virginia and died November, 1814 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH KISSEE (KIZZEE) about 1780. She was born about 1763 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia and died about 1827 in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Child of WILLIAM FRANK BURTON and ELIZABETH KISSEE is:

  1. JESSE BURTON, b. about 1781, Pittsylvania County, Virginia; d. between 1856-1862, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. ELIZABETH GILL May 26, 1812.
  2. JAMES BURTON, b. 1787
  3. JOHN BURTON, b. 1789
  4. BARTHOLOMEW BURTON, b. 1791
  5. WILLIAM H. BURTON, b. 1793
  6. AUTHOR BURTON, b. 1794
  7. SEATON BURTON, b. 1797
  8. BENJAMIN BURTON, b. 1799

Generation 8

JAMES A. BURTON (ALLEN BURTON7) was born February 8, 1801 in Perryville, Boyle County, Kentucky and died December 23, 1888 in Daviess County, Kentucky. He married 1) SUSAN WARD, January 11, 1827 in Ohio County, Kentucky, daughter of JOHN WARD and MARY MCKINNEY. She was born January 15, 1800 in Jessamine County, Kentucky and died May 3, 1837 in Daviess County, Kentucky. He married 2) MIRIAM WARD (sister to SUSAN), May 8, 1849 in Ohio County, Kentucky, daughter of JOHN WARD and MARY MCKINNEY. She was born November 7, 1813 in Ohio10 County, Kentucky and died July 3, 1877 in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Children of JAMES A. BURTON and SUSAN WARD are:

  1. JOSEPH A. BURTON, b. December 11, 1827, Ohio County, Kentucky
  2. MARY M. BURTON, b. May 25, 1829, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. January 13, 1915
  3. JOHN B. BURTON, b. December 6, 1830, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. October 1, 1911
  4. JANE B. BURTON, b. October 6, 1833, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. June 3, 1903
  5. MIRIAM L. BURTON, b. March 6, 1835; m. JOHN W. LASHBROOK, Masonville, Kentucky
  6. SUSAN J. BURTON, b. April 15, 1837, Daviess County, Kentucky; m. JAMES A. JOHNSON

Children of JAMES A. BURTON and MIRIAM WARD are:

  1. GEORGE W. BURTON, b. October 29, 1851, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. December 4, 1927; m. MARY VEECH
  2. WALTER BURTON, b. February 15, 1854, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. December 1, 1882
  3. ELIZABETH A. BURTON, b. February 23, 1857, Daviess County, Kentucky; m. RICHARD VEECH

BASSETT BURTON (ALLIN BURTON7) was born February 24, 1787 in Mecklenburg, Virginia and died August 22, 1832 in Ohio County, Kentucky. He married MARY "POLLY" CARTER, March 5, 1808 in Virginia, daughter of WILLIAM HENRY CARTER and CATHERINE "CATY" WILLIAMS. She was born February 2, 1783 in Virginia and died July 21, 1867 in Ohio County, Kentucky.

Children of BASSETT BURTON and MARY POLLY CARTER are:

  1. CREED BURTON, b. January 30, 1809, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. September 27, 1898, Daviess County, Kentucky; m. MARY WARD
  2. ELISHA H. BURTON, b. 1810; d. 1866, Ohio County, Kentucky; m. MARY ELIZABETH BARNHILL
  3. LINDSAY BURTON, b. 1813, Ohio County, Kentucky; m. ALICE FORD
  4. HORACE BURTON, b. January 9, 1815, Daviess County, Kentucky
  5. ADDISON BURTON, b. 1818, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. 1864
  6. ALMYRA BURTON, b. 1820, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. 1841
  7. SATIRA BURTON, b. 1823, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. 1824
  8. CATHERINE BURTON, b. 1825, Daviess County, Kentucky; m. GEORGE M. DAVISON

GEORGE BASTERFIELD BURTON (ALLIN BURTON7) was born October 19, 1789 in Virginia and died December 14, 1877 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. He married SARAH/SALLY LATHAM, June 15, 1813 in Mercer County, Kentucky. She was born between 1790-1800 and died before 1850.

Notes for GEORGE BASTERFIELD BURTON
GEORGE was living in Cloverport, Breckinridge County, Kentucky with his son, EDWARD, and his family in 1870. I've seen listings showing he died in Ohio County and others showing he died in Breckinridge County. Assuming he stayed with his son, EDWARD, until his death, that would mean he died in Breckinridge County. CONFIRMED: GEORGE did die in Breckinridge County, in the little town of Cut Off. His obit states he was 88 yrs., 1 month & 25 days old when he died so that would give a birth date of October 19, 1789. There is a NARCISSUS B. BURTON mentioned in GEORGE'S will. I haven't been able to locate her on any census record. She probably was married by 1850 and known by another name and without that information it will be especially hard to find her.

Children of GEORGE BASTERFIELD BURTON and SARAH/SALLY LATHAM are:

  1. EDWARD D. BURTON, b. June 29, 1814, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. January 3, 1884, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. DORCAS CARTER
  2. ALLEN BURTON, b. 1816, Ohio County, Kentucky
  3. JAMES L. "MASON" BURTON, b. February 17, 1818, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. March 16, 1891, Ohio County, Kentucky
  4. UNKNOWN SON, b. between 1820-1825, Ohio County, Kentucky
  5. FRANCES R. BURTON, b. November 21, 1824, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. February 6, 1883, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. HENDERSON HALL
  6. NARCISSUS B. BURTON, b. between 1825-1830, Ohio County, Kentucky

REBECCA BURTON (ALLIN BURTON7) was born February 7, 1798 in Mercer County, Kentucky and died May 8, 1870 in Daviess County, Kentucky. She married JOHN LASHBROOK, December 14, 1826 at Adams Fork, Ohio County, Kentucky. He was born February 7, 1798 in Shelby County, Kentucky and died June 27, 1874 in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Children of REBECCA BURTON and JOHN LASHBROOK are:

  1. AMANDA M. LASHBROOK, b. June 14, 1828; d. April, 1880; m. JOHN N. JOHNSON
  2. JAMES A. LASHBROOK, b. February 12, 1830; d. in early childhood
  3. BASSETT B. LASHBROOK, b. February 7, 1832; d. 1854
  4. JOHN W. LASHBROOK, b. April 4, 1834; m. MIRIAM L. BURTON
  5. WINORAH H. LASHBROOK, b. March 30, 1837; d. September 2, 1859; m. LINDSAY PURSEN
  6. SARAH A. H. LASHBROOK, b. September 12, 1841; m. JAMES YEWELL

SAMUEL BURTON was born about 1790 in Virginia and died 1865 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. He married SUSANNAH STRINGER, July 23, 1814 in Pulaski County, Kentucky, daughter of REUBEN E. STRINGER and ELIZABETH BLACKBURN. She was born about 1797 in Kentucky and died December 13, 1855 in Frankfort, Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Notes for SAMUEL BURTON
Some have suggested that THOMAS BURTON (Generation 6) is the father of SAMUEL BURTON. I don't believe this is correct. THOMAS died in South Carolina and I haven't found any evidence that he ever lived in Kentucky, which is where SAMUEL lived and died. There is also a problem with dates; THOMAS is born about 1735 and died about 1802. His wife, NANCY ANNE PERRIN, is born about 1735 and died about 1797. That would have made NANCY 55 years old when SAMUEL was born; not impossible, but highly unlikely.

Children of SAMUEL BURTON and SUSANNAH STRINGER are:

  1. WILLIAM BURTON, b. 1810-1815
  2. JOHN JAMES BURTON, b. about 1812, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. MELINDA
  3. THOMAS BURTON, b. 1815-1820, Kentucky
  4. JANE BURTON, b. 1815-1820, Kentucky
  5. JESSE BURTON, b. 1816, Kentucky; m. MARGARET BROOKS
  6. PERMELIA STRINGER BURTON, b. 1820, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  7. ALLEN BURTON, b. 1823

JESSE BURTON (WILLIAM FRANK BURTON7) was born about 1784 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia and died between 1856-1862 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. He married 1) CATHERINE TROXELL, March 15, 1805 in Pulaski County, Kentucky. She was born about 1784 in Virginia(?) and died before 1812. He married 2) ELIZABETH GILL, May 26, 1812. She was born 1795 in Virginia and died after 1860 in Adair County, Kentucky.

Child of JESSE BURTON and ELIZABETH GILL is:

  1. MARY BURTON, b. December 16, 1815, Virginia
  2. UNKNOWN SON, b. between 1810-1820
  3. UNKNOWN SON, b. between 1810-1820
  4. HEZEKIAH BURTON, b. 1820, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  5. UNKNOWN DAUGHTER, b. between between 1810-1820
  6. WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON, b. 1823, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. MARY A.
  7. PERMELIA BURTON, b. 1830, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  8. UNKNOWN SON, b. 1825-1830, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  9. UNKNOWN SON, b. 1825-1830, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  10. ELISABETH BURTON, b. 1832, Pulaski County, Kentucky

ARTHUR BURTON (WILLIAM FRANK BURTON7) was born 1794 in Virginia and died November 2, 1855 in Adair County, Kentucky. He married ELIZABETH TARTER in 1813 in Adair County, Kentucky. She was born about 1796 in Virginia and died after 1870 in Adair County, Kentucky.

Children of ARTHUR BURTON and ELIZABETH TARTER are:

  1. WILLIAM BURTON, b. 1815, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  2. JAMES BURTON, b. 1816, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  3. JOHN BURTON, b. 1816, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  4. UNKNOWN DAUGHTER, b. between 1820-1825, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  5. PETER T. BURTON, b. September 5, 1828, Pulaski County, Kentucky; d. January 16, 1886, Adair County, Kentucky; m. NANCY ISAAC
  6. ZACHARIAH BURTON, b. 1833, Pulaski or Adair County, Kentucky
  7. MATTHEW F. BURTON, b. March 10, 1834, Pulaski or Adair County, Kentucky

JOSEPH STAPP BURTON (HUTCHINS BURTON7) was born 1810 in Adair County, Kentucky and died before 1880 in Carroll County, Missouri. He married ELIZABETH CROWLY, 1829 in Tennessee. She was born 1805 in Tennessee and died after 1880 in Carroll County, Missouri.

Children of JOSEPH STAPP BURTON and ELIZABETH CROWLY are:

  1. JOHN G. BURTON, b. 1830, Tennessee
  2. MARY A. BURTON, b. 1831, Tennessee; m. HENRY SMITH
  3. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. 1833, Tennessee; m. ELIJAH STEPHENS
  4. HUTCHINS BURTON, b. 1836, Tennessee; d. after 1880, Carroll Couty, Missouri
  5. WILLIAM BURTON, b. 1838, Missouri
  6. SARAH BURTON, b. 1840, Missouri
  7. CYNTHIA BURTON, b. 1842, Missouri; m. GEORGE SMITH
  8. CAROLINE BURTON, b. 1843, Missouri; d. after 1880, Carroll County, Missouri
  9. CORDELIA BURTON, b. 1844, Missouri

Generation 9

JOHN B. BURTON (JAMES A BURTON8) was born December 6, 1830 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died October 1, 1911. He married 1) SARAH E. LASHBROOK, May 12, 1859, in Daviess County, Kentucky, daughter of NORRIS LASHBROOK and CATHARINE FOREMAN. She was born January 13, 1838 in Masonville, Kentucky and died April 15, 1875 in Daviess County, Kentucky. He married 2) EMMA D. HUNTER, January 13, 1881, in Daviess County, Kentucky, daughter of SANFORD HUNTER and ELIZA NEAL. She was born November 1847 in Nelson County, Kentucky and died after 1920 in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Children of JOHN B. BURTON and SARAH E. LASHBROOK are:

  1. FLORENCE BURTON, b. March 28, 1860, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. November 20, 1868 Daviess County, Kentucky
  2. ELECTA BURTON, B. February 27, 1862, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. November 20, 1868, Daviess County, Kentucky
  3. JOSEPH S. BURTON, b. December 8, 1863, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. November 23, 1868, Daviess County, Kentucky
  4. SUSAN C. BURTON, b. July 26, 1866, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. November 24, 1868, Daviess County, Kentucky
  5. JAMES M. BURTON, b. August 25, 1868, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. May 14, 1886
  6. SAMUEL E. BURTON, b. April 24, 1872, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. March 26, 1965, Daviess County, Kentucky; m. 1) ELLA J.; m. 2) SEDALIA BIRKHEAD

Children of JOHN B. BURTON and EMMA HUNTER are:

A photo of Ludwell, Emmit and Samuel Burton

  1. JOHN B. BURTON, JR., b. April 18, 1882, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. November 16, 1882, Daviess County, Kentucky
  2. EMMIT BYRD BURTON, b. August, 1884; d. approximately 1935-1940, Florida; m. ADAH SNYDER, March 6, 1906, Daviess County, Kentucky
  3. LUDWELL HUNTER BURTON, b. August 28, 1885, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. December 7, 1957, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa

MIRIAM L. BURTON (JAMES A. BURTON8) was born March 6, 1835 and died unknown. She married JOHN W. LASHBROOK, December 24, 1867 in Masonville, Kentucky, son of JOHN LASHBROOK and REBECCA BURTON. He was born April 4, 1834 and died before 1900 in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Child of MIRIAM L. BURTON and JOHN W. LASHBROOK is:

  1. JAMES ALLEN LASHBROOK, b. October 22, 1868, Daviess County, Kentucky

CREED BURTON (BASSETT BURTON8) was born January 30, 1809 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died September 27, 1898 in Daviess County, Kentucky. He married MARY WARD in 1834, daughter of JOHN WARD and MARY McKINNEY. She was born 1808 in Jessamine County, Kentucky and died unknown.

Children of CREED BURTON and MARY WARD are:

  1. HELEN P. BURTON, b. 1836, Daviess County, Kentucky
  2. MARCELLA BURTON, b. 1837, Daviess County, Kentucky
  3. HENRY CLAY BURTON, b. 1838, Daviess County, Kentucky
  4. CAMILLA C. BURTON, b. 1839, Daviess County, Kentucky
  5. DEWITT C. BURTON, b. 1841, Daviess County, Kentucky
  6. JURETTA V. BURTON, b. 1842, Daviess County, Kentucky
  7. THEODORE C. BURTON, b. 1844, Daviess County, Kentucky
  8. JOHN B. BURTON, b. 1847, Daviess County, Kentucky
  9. MARY J. BURTON, b. 1850, Daviess County, Kentucky
  10. E.W. BURTON, b. 1851, Daviess County, Kentucky

CATHERINE BURTON (BASSETT BURTON8) was born 1825 in Daviess County, Kentucky and died unknown. She married GEORGE MADISON DAVIDSON about 1836 in Kentucky, son of EPHRAIM BREVARD DAVIDSON and MARY BAKER EWING. He was born April 11, 1818 in Tennessee and died unknown.

Children of CATHERINE BURTON and GEORGE MADISON DAVIDSON are:

  1. EPHRAIM B. DAVIDSON, b. 1837, Kentucky
  2. MARY A. DAVIDSON, b. 1840, Kentucky
  3. CREED B. DAVIDSON, b. 1843, Kentucky
  4. THEODORE EWING DAVIDSON, b. 1845, Kentucky
  5. ALMIRA DAVIDSON, b. 1847, Kentucky
  6. JAMES DAVIDSON, b. 1849, Daviess County, Kentucky

JOHN JAMES BURTON (SAMUEL BURTON8) was about 1812 in Pulaski County, Kentucky and died between 1850-1860. He married MALINDA/MAHULDA. She was born about 1817 in Kentucky and died unknown.

Children of JOHN JAMES BURTON and MALINDA/MAHULDA are:

  1. GENERAL BURTON, b. 1833, Pulaski County, Kentucky; m. ELIZA
  2. ELIZABETH BURTON, b. 1836, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  3. WILLIAM BURTON, b. 1838, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  4. SARAH BURTON, b. 1840, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  5. MARTHA BURTON, b. 1842, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  6. EUNICE BURTON, b. 1844, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  7. RUEBEN BURTON, b. 1846, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  8. PAULINA BURTON, b. 1848, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  9. HENRY BURTON, b. June 1850, Pulaski County, Kentucky; d. before 1860, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  10. SUSAN BURTON, b. 1852, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  11. CHARLES BURTON, b. 1854, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  12. MALVINA BURTON, b. 1857, Pulaski County, Kentucky
  13. JOHN BURTON, b. 1859, Pulaski County, Kentucky

JESSE BURTON (SAMUEL BURTON8) was born 1816 in Kentucky and died between 1860-1870 in Kentucky. He married MARGARET A. BROOKS. She was born 1820 in Virginia and died between 1900-1910 in Livingston, Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

Children of JESSE BURTON and MARGARET A. BROOKS are:

  1. ELIZA BURTON, b. 1840, Kentucky
  2. NANCY BURTON, b. 1842, Kentucky; m. HOLLENSWORTH
  3. SUSAN BURTON, b. 1844, Kentucky
  4. SARAH BURTON, b. 1846, Kentucky
  5. THOMAS BURTON, b. 1848, Kentucky
  6. PERMELIA (AMELIA) E. BURTON, b. 1850, Rockcastle County, Kentucky; m. JOHN B. CLARK
  7. WILLIAM HENRY BURTON, b. 1853, Rockcastle County, Kentucky; m. 1) ELIZA JOHNSON, October 24, 1878; 2) MELVINA, 1886
  8. JAMES S. BURTON, b. 1855, Rockcastle County, Kentucky; m. MARY LAWSON, December 25, 1881
  9. JOHN B. BURTON, b. 1858, Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  10. MARY ELIZABETH BURTON, b. May, 1859, Rockcastle County, Kentucky; m. WILLIAM BULLOCK, May 18, 1875, Lincoln County, Kentucky

WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON (JESSE BURTON8) was born 1823 in Kentucky and died between 1900-1910 in Little Cake, Adair County, Kentucky. He married 1) LUCRETIA KIZZIE/KISSIE about 1846. She was born about 1817 in Kentucky and died unknown. He married 2) MARY A. COWAN in 1852. She was born December, 1827 in Kentucky and died between 1900-1910 in Little Cake, Adair County, Kentucky.

Child of WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON and MARY A. is:

  1. LEANDER C. BURTON, b. 1853, Kentucky; m. JANETTA, 1872, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. AMBROSE SEBER BURTON, b. March 8, 1853, Kentucky; d. September 16, 1936, Adair County, Kentucky
  3. THOMAS M. BURTON, b. March 10, 1857, Pulaski County, Kentucky; d. March 21, 1933, Jefferson County, Kentucky; m. LOUISA FRANCES BRYANT
  4. JOHN W. BURTON, b. 1858, Kentucky
  5. JESSE L. BURTON, b. February, 1862, Kentucky; d. December 7, 1918, Adair County, Kentucky
  6. RILEY G. BURTON, b. January, 1864, Kentucky; d. February 14, 1947, Adair County, Kentucky
  7. MARTHA E. BURTON, b. 1866, Kentucky; m. MOSES REXROAT
  8. GAITHER BENJAMIN BURTON, b. March 1869, Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky; d. July 11, 1960, Adair County, Kentucky
  9. MARY E. BURTON, b. 1871, Adair County, Kentucky
  10. NANCY JANE BURTON, b. May 10, 1875, Adair County, Kentucky; d. May 21, 1949, Johnson County, Indiana; m. 1) JOSHUA BEECH; 2) ISAIAH HOLMES

MATTHEW F. BURTON (ARTHUR BURTON8) was born March 10, 1834 in Pulaski or Adair County, Kentucky and died August 28, 1911 in Adair County, Kentucky. He married 1) MALINDA HARMON, May 20, 1853 in Adair County, Kentucky, daughter of JOHN HARMON and MARY PENDLETON. She was born 1830 in Kentucky and died about 1880 in Adair County, Kentucky. He married 2) LOUISA MONDAY, about 1881 in Adair County, Kentucky. She was born about 1836 in Kentucky and died after 1887. He married 3) PATSY ELIZABETH about 1888 in Adair County, Kentucky. She was born June 2, 1857 in Adair County, Kentucky and died 1938 in Adair County, Kentucky.

Children of MATTHEW F. BURTON and MALINDA HARMON are:

  1. PETER LOUIS BURTON, b. April 13, 1854, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. JOHN THOMAS BURTON, b. September 1, 1856, Adair County, Kentucky; d. October 22, 1933, Adair County, Kentucky
  3. MARY LOU BURTON, b. March 20, 1858, Adair County, Kentucky
  4. SARAH E. BURTON, b. 1860, Adair County, Kentucky
  5. MALINDA A. BURTON, b. 1864, Adair County, Kentucky
  6. MATTHEW FRANK BURTON, b. March, 1870, Adair County, Kentucky

Children of MATTHEW F. BURTON and LOUISA MONDAY are:

  1. MOORE GARFIELD BURTON, b. January 7, 1882, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. VIOLA BURTON, b. March 1886, Adair County, Kentucky
  3. BERIAH BURTON, b. November 13, 1887, Adair County, Kentucky

Children of MATTHEW F. BURTON and PATSY ELIZABETH are:

  1. MAGNOLIA BURTON, b. May 19, 1889, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. SERENA BURTON, b. June 18, 1894, Adair County, Kentucky
  3. BRIDGETT BURTON, b. April 4, 1896, Adair County, Kentucky

EDWARD D. BURTON (GEORGE B. BURTON8) was born June 29, 1814 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died January 3, 1884 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. He married DORCAS CARTER, December 23, 1835 in Ohio County, Kentucky. She was born 1818 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died November 8, 1876 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.

Children of EDWARD D. BURTON and DORCAS CARTER are:

  1. GEORGE W. BURTON, b. April 2, 1837, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. August 26, 1910, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. 1) SARAH JANE BROWN; 2) MARTHA BRUCE
  2. SARAH FRANCES BURTON, b. November 15, 1838, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. July 27, 1915, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. LUTHER CLEMMONS
  3. ALLEN H. BURTON, b. September, 1841, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  4. JAMES R. BURTON, b. August 21, 1845, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. June 9, 1862, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  5. ISADORA JOSEPHINE BURTON, b. 1847, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. THOMAS CLEMMONS
  6. LAURA ANN BURTON, b. March, 1850, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. LEONARD HOLDER
  7. EDWARD CRITTENDON BURTON, b. about 1854, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. KATHERINE "KATIE" PRESTON HARL
  8. ELTON MELVINA BURTON, b. May 23, 1858, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. July 17, 1924, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  9. LAUREL F. BURTON, b. about 1859, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. before 1870

JAMES L. BURTON (GEORGE B. BURTON8) was born February 17, 1818 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died March 16, 1891 in Ohio County, Kentucky. He married MARY A. She was born February 22, 1811 in Kentucky and died March 23, 1891 in Ohio County, Kentucky.

Children of JAMES L. BURTON and MARY A. are:

  1. LOUISA BURTON, b. 1840, Ohio County, Kentucky
  2. ELISHA BURTON, b. 1842, Ohio County, Kentucky
  3. MARY BURTON, b. 1850, Ohio County, Kentucky; d. before 1860, Kentucky

ALLEN BURTON (GEORGE B. BURTON8) was born 1816 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died after 1880 in Ohio County, Kentucky. He married MINERVA HALL. She was born 1827 in Kentucky and died between 1870-1880 in Ohio County, Kentucky.

Children of ALLEN BURTON and MINERVA HALL are:

  1. ERASMUS B. BURTON, b. 1846, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  2. NANCY R. BURTON, b. 1847, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  3. SATIRA "FANNIE" BURTON, b. January, 1850, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  4. SARAH M. BURTON, b. 1852, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  5. CICERO ANTHONY BURTON, b. 1854, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  6. GEORGE E. BURTON, b. 1856, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  7. JAMES A. BURTON, b. 1858, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  8. JOHN H. BURTON, b. June 1860, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  9. HIRAM B. BURTON, b. 1862, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  10. ANSEL R. BURTON, b. 1864, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  11. DOCTOR BURTON, b. 1866, Breckinridge County, Kentucky

FRANCES BURTON (GEORGE B. BURTON8) was born November 21, 1824 in Ohio County, Kentucky and died February 6, 1883 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. She married HENDERSON HALL. He was born 1818 in Kentucky and died between 1860-1870 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.

Children of FRANCES BURTON and HENDERSON HALL are:

  1. EDWARD A. HALL, b. 1841, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  2. SARAH A. HALL, b. 1845, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  3. MARY REBECCA HALL, b. 1849, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  4. DORCAS J. HALL, b. 1850, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  5. JAMES J. HALL, b. 1852, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  6. FRANCES A. HALL, b. 1855, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  7. MARTHA A. HALL, b. 1857, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  8. HENRY F. HALL, b. 1858, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  9. WILLIAM J. HALL, b. 1862, Breckinridge County, Kentucky

Generation 10

LUDWELL HUNTER BURTON (JOHN B. BURTON9) was born August 28, 1885 in Daviess County, Kentucky and died December 7, 1957 in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Click here to view death certificate. He married MARY REBECCA LAMAR, May 30, 1920 in Owensboro, Kentucky, daughter of WILLIAM LAMAR and LOUISA MAHAN. She was born February 28, 1886 in Tell City, Perry County, Indiana and died August 3, 1946 in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana. Click here to view death certificate.

Notes for LUDWELL HUNTER BURTON
HUNTER and his brother, EMMIT, both played in the Masonville, Kentucky Concert Band. HUNTER played the French Horn but I'm not sure what instrument EMMIT played. HUNTER also raced horses in harness races at Henderson, Kentucky.

A photo of Ludwell Burton & wife, Mary

Children of LUDWELL HUNTER BURTON and MARY REBECCA LAMAR are:

  1. MARGARET BURTON, b. November 8, 1921, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. November 17, 1987, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas
  2. MILDRED RUTH BURTON, b. November 6, 1923, Daviess County, Kentucky; d. October 30, 1924, Daviess County, Kentucky
  3. ANNA BELLE BURTON


EMMIT BYRD BURTON (JOHN B. BURTON9) was born August, 1884 in Daviess County, Kentucky and died approximately 1935-1940 in Florida. He married ADAH SNYDER, March 6, 1906 in Daviess County, Kentucky. She was born January, 1882 in Kentucky and died unknown. EMMIT and ADAH didn't have any children.

LEANDER C. BURTON (WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON9) was born 1853 in Kentucky and died unknown. He married RITTA C. She was born 1855 in Kentucky and died unknown.

Children of LEANDER BURTON and RITTA C. are:

  1. MARGARET A. BURTON, b. 1873, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. GEORGE T. BURTON, b. 1876, Adair County, Kentucky

AMBROSE S. BURTON (WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON9) was born March, 1855 in Kentucky and died unknown. He married (1) LOUVINIA A. She was born 1860 in Kentucky and died between 1893 and 1898. He married (2) MARY. She was born 1874 in Kentucky and died unknown.

Children of AMBROSE S. BURTON and LOUVINIA A. are:

  1. CLEMENT BURTON, b. January, 1878, Neatsville, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. LONETTE BURTON, b. April, 1880, Neatsville, Adair County, Kentucky
  3. SYDNEY BURTON, b. September, 1882, Adair County, Kentucky
  4. ALVIN BURTON, b. July, 1887, Adair County, Kentucky
  5. MILTON W. BURTON, b. August, 1890, Adair County, Kentucky
  6. RAY BURTON, b. April, 1893, Adair County, Kentucky

THOMAS M. BURTON (WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON9) was born 1856 in Kentucky and died March 19, 1933 in Beech Grove, Marion County, Indiana. He is buried in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. He married LOUISA FRANCES BRYANT, August 22, 1878 in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky, daughter of WILLIAM BRYANT and CYNTHIA. She was born 1853 in Adair County, Kentucky and died 1919 in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Notes for LOUISA FRANCES BRYANT
The 1910 census for Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky, shows LOUISA had 12 children with 10 still living.

Children of THOMAS M. BURTON and LOUISA FRANCES BRYANT are:

  1. CLAYTON T. BURTON, b. 1879, Neatsville, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. FRANCIS MARION BURTON, b. July 6, 1882, Adair County, Kentucky; d. February 19, 1947 in Lexington, Kentucky; m. NETTIE ELIZABETH LANCASTER
  3. ETTA BURTON, b. 1898
  4. LULA BURTON, b. 1893
  5. UNKNOWN SON, b. 1895, Kentucky
  6. FRED BURTON, b. 1902, Kentucky

JESSE L. BURTON (WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON9) was born February, 1862 in Kentucky and died unknown. He married BETTIE A. She was born December, 1867 in Kentucky and died unknown.

RILEY G. BURTON (WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON9) was born January, 1864 in Kentucky and died unknown. He married AMANDA. She was born September, 1863 in Kentucky and died unknown.

Children of RILEY G. BURTON and AMANDA are:

  1. JAMES N. BURTON, b. October, 1883, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. MARTHA A. BURTON, b. March, 1886, Adair County, Kentucky
  3. NATHAN J. BURTON, b. May, 1889, Adair County, Kentucky

GAITHER B. BURTON (WILLIAM LEANDER BURTON9) was born March, 1870 in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky and died unknown. He married JOYCE E.(?) 1888 in Kentucky. She was born August, 1872 in Kentucky and died unknown.

Children of GAITHER B. BURTON and JOYCE E. are:

  1. JAMES W. BURTON, b. August, 1889, Adair County, Kentucky
  2. SQUIRE M. BURTON, b. November, 1891, Adair County, Kentucky
  3. LOUVINIA E. BURTON, b. November, 1893, Adair County, Kentucky
  4. UNKNOWN BURTON, b. about 1895, Adair County, Kentucky; d. before 1900
  5. DOLLIE BURTON, b. March, 1897, Adair County, Kentucky
  6. ETHEL BURTON, b. March, 1899, Adair County, Kentucky

WILLIAM HENRY BURTON (JESSE BURTON9) was born October, 1853 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky and died between 1920-1930 in Kentucky. He married 1) ELIZA JOHNSON, October 24, 1878 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. She was born 1858 in Kentucky and died between 1880-1885. He married 2) MELVINA (MALLIE), November 5, 1885 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. She was born July, 1863 in Tennessee and died after 1930 in Whitley County, Kentucky.

Notes for WILLIAM HENRY BURTON
On the 1900 census for Livingston, Rockcastle County, Kentucky, FRANK and CARRIE BURTON are listed as adopted children for (WILLIAM) HENRY BURTON. I believe these are the children of (WILLIAM) HENRY'S brother, JOHN BURTON. There is a FRANKLIN BURTON listed as son to JOHN BURTON on the 1880 census for Rockcastle County, Kentucky. This FRANKLIN BURTON was born in 1879, the same as FRANK BURTON shown on the 1900 census. Since I can't locate JOHN BURTON or his wife after 1880, I'm assuming his brother took responsibility for the two children.

Child of WILLIAM HENRY BURTON and ELIZA JOHNSON is:

  1. EDWARD BURTON, b. September, 1880, Rockcastle County, Kentucky

Children of WILLIAM HENRY BURTON and MELVINA are:

  1. GARRARD BURTON, b. November, 1888
  2. JAMES BURTON, b. August, 1890
  3. NORA BURTON, b. August, 1892
  4. ALLICE BURTON, b. October, 1896
  5. RUTH MARGARET BURTON, October, 1897

PETER LOUIS BURTON (MATTHEW F. BURTON9) was born April 13, 1854 in Adair County, Kentucky and died November 18, 1890 in Adair County, Kentucky. He married MINERVA CATHERINE WORKMAN, September 5, 1878 in Adair County, Kentucky, daughter of THOMAS B. WORKMAN and SUSAN. She was born October 28, 1858 in Kentucky and died February 7, 1924 in Adair County, Kentucky.

Children of PETER LEWIS BURTON and MINERVA CATHERINE WORKMAN are:

  1. NONA B. BURTON, b. 1879, Neatsville, Adair County, Kentucky; m. NATHANIEL T. JONES
  2. MARY LEE BURTON, b. November 24, 1881, Adair County, Kentucky; d. May 10, 1905, Adair County, Kentucky; m. GEORGE AUGUSTUS SPIRES
  3. BENJAMIN OWEN BURTON, b. March 26, 1883, Adair County, Kentucky; d. July 1, 1941, Adair County, Kentucky; m. LUCY TEDDER
  4. EDWARD RAY BURTON, b. March 19, 1886, Adair County, Kentucky; d. November 21, 1957, Sangamon County, Illinois
  5. MAGGIE P. BURTON, b. December 27, 1888, Adair County, Kentucky; d. January 22, 1906, Adair County, Kentucky

JOHN THOMAS BURTON (MATTHEW F. BURTON9) was born September 1, 1856 in Adair County, Kentucky and died October 22, 1933 in Adair County, Kentucky. He married SOPHRONIA GRANT, March 3, 1881 in Adair County, Kentucky. She was born December 1, 1865 in Adair County, Kentucky and died June 19, 1915 in Adair County, Kentucky.

Children of JOHN THOMAS BURTON and SOPHRONIA GRANT are:

  1. WILLIAM IRVIN BURTON, b. December 17, 1881, Adair County, Kentucky; d. April 30, 1970, Adair County, Kentucky; m. LILLIAN WILLIS
  2. MATTHEW ADRON BURTON, b. March 12, 1883, Adair County, Kentucky; d. July 1973, Hamilton County, Ohio; m. LORASA BRYANT
  3. FANNIE BURTON, b. 1887, Adair County, Kentucky; m. IVAN HARDWICK
  4. BENJAMIN BURTON, b. 1890, Adair County, Kentucky
  5. SALLIE BURTON, b. 1899, Adair County, Kentucky
  6. OPAL BURTON, b. 1906, Adair County, Kentucky

ALLEN HENRY BURTON (EDWARD D. BURTON9) was born September, 1841 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky and died between 1910-1920. He married MARY FRANCES WHITTINGHILL. She was born 1845 in Kentucky and died after 1920 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.

Notes for MARY FRANCES WHITTINGHILL
The 1910 census for Breckinridge County, Kentucky, shows she had six (6) children with four (4) still living. I know CHESTER and ROSCOE are still alive in 1910 but I'm not sure about the other two.

Children of ALLEN HENRY BURTON and MARY FRANCES WHITTINGHILL are:

  1. AESULA BURTON, b. 1868, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  2. OCTAVIA BURTON, b. 1870, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. MICHAEL COOK
  3. JOSEPH PETER BURTON, b. April 24, 1873, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. March 28, 1901, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  4. ROSCOE BURTON, b. 1876, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. FLORA
  5. UNKNOWN CHILD
  6. CHESTER BURTON, b. February, 1880, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. LILLIE BURNETTE

ELTON MELVINA BURTON (EDWARD D. BURTON9) was born May 23, 1858 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky and died July 17, 1924 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. She married JOHN NELSON PARTON, 1880 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. He was born November 23, 1858 in Tennessee and died March 11, 1905 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.

Children of ELTON MELVINA BURTON and JOHN NELSON PARTON are:

  1. UNKNOWN CHILD, b. between 1880-1882, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. before 1900, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  2. GEORGE E. "NED" PARTON, b. August 22, 1883, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. December 8, 1968, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  3. JAMES GARLAND PARTON, b. August 12, 1885, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. August 2, 1971, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. FLOSSIE
  4. JESSIE MAY PARTON, b. June 22, 1888, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. June 28, 1930, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. KENNETH WROE
  5. ELLA L. PARTON, b. November 1891, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  6. JOHN M. PARTON, b. December 1893, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  7. SAMUEL RAYMOND PARTON, b. May 1897, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  8. OLLIE RAY PARTON, b. June 4, 1899, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. December 8, 1964; m. VICTORIA WILLIAMSON
  9. DORA PARTON, b. 1902, Breckinridge County, Kentucky

Generation 11

ANNA BELLE BURTON (LUDWELL HUNTER BURTON10) was born in Kentucky. She married DAVID HUGH RHEAD, January 18, 1950 in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, son of HUGH RHEAD and FRANCES LYONS. He was born in Illinois.

A photo of Ann Burton

Children of ANNA BELLE BURTON and DAVID HUGH RHEAD are:

  1. GARY EDWARD RHEAD, b. March 13, 1951, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; d. July 16, 1998, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
  2. CAROLYN FRANCES RHEAD



MARGARET EMILY BURTON (LUDWELL HUNTER BURTON10) was born November 8, 1921 in Daviess County, Kentucky and died November 17, 1987 in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas. She married MALCOLM R. DARLINGTON, 1948 in Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, son of DAVID D. DARLINGTON and DEANE. He was born June 1, 1920 in Iowa and died April 7, 1989 in Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee.

A photo of Margaret Burton

Children of MARGARET BURTON and MALCOLM R. DARLINGTON are:

  1. LINDA DEANE DARLINGTON, b. February 5, 1950, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; d. January 29, 2009, Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma; m. CLARENCE UNSELL
  2. JANICE DARLENE DARLINGTON, b. September 15, 1955; d. April 20, 2003, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas
  3. WAYNE BURTON DARLINGTON, b. January 10, 1953; d. April 2, 1996, Harris County, Texas; buried at Houston National Cemetery
  4. DI ANN M. DARLINGTON

FRANCIS MARION BURTON (THOMAS M. BURTON10) was born July 6, 1882 in Adair County, Kentucky and died February 19, 1947 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky. He married NETTIE ELIZABETH LANCASTER, December 24, 1906 in Bourbon County, Kentucky, daughter of CHARLES J. LANCASTER. She was born March 5, 1886 in Bourbon County, Kentucky and died June 30, 1974 in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

A photo of Francis Burton

Child of FRANCIS MARION BURTON and NETTIE ELIZABETH LANCASTER is:

  1. ALICE F. BURTON, b. October 1908, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky
  2. PRENTICE BURTON, b. 1912, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky
  3. MARION BURTON, b. November 6, 1922, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky; d. May 1961
  4. RALPH ELWOOD BURTON, b. 1924, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky; m. JANE SPEARS PRIDEMORE

OCTAVIA BURTON (ALLEN H. BURTON10) was born February, 1870 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky and died after 1930. She married MICHAEL COOK, 1899 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. He was born October, 1875 in Kentucky and died after 1930.

Notes for OCTAVIA BURTON
Living in Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Indiana in 1910
Living in Rock Vail, Breckinridge County, Kentucky in 1920
Living in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana in 1930

Child of OCTAVIA BURTON and MICHAEL COOK is:

  1. JOHN ALLEN COOK, b. February, 1900, Rock Vail, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; m. VIOLET about 1926; b. 1902 in Kentucky

JOSEPH PETER BURTON (ALLEN H. BURTON10) was born April 24, 1873 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky and died March 28, 1901 in Manila, Philippine Islands. He is buried at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. He is shown on the 1900 census for Manila, Philippine Islands. The census is labeled as: Civilians, Residents of the United States at Military or Naval Stations and his occupation is listed as, Q. M. Corrals. I believe that meant JOSEPH worked in the Quartermaster Corral which, if I'm not mistaken, meant the place where all the horses were kept as well as the wagon yard, granary, harness room, etc.


ROSCOE BURTON (ALLEN H. BURTON10) was born 1876 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky and died unknown in Kentucky. He married FLORA. She was born 1878 in Kentucky and died unknown.

Notes for ROSCOE BURTON
ROSCOE and family are living in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky in 1920 & 1930.

Children of ROSCOE BURTON and FLORA are:

  1. RAYMOND H. BURTON, b. 1900, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  2. ROY A. BURTON, b. July 1, 1901, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. May 1968
  3. JESSE L. BURTON, b. April 28, 1903, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. August 1969, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  4. WILBUR W. BURTON, b. 1906, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  5. UNKNOWN CHILD, b. about 1908, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. before 1910, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  6. PRESTON D. BURTON, b. February 5, 1910, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. March 1985
  7. SERENA F. BURTON, b. 1913, Kentucky
  8. OCTAVIA BURTON, b. 1915, Kentucky
  9. VILERA BURTON, b. 1920, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  10. GRACE BURTON, b. 1922, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  11. EDWARD A. BURTON, b. 1924, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

CHESTER BURTON (ALLEN H. BURTON10) was born 1886 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky and died 1960 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. He married LILLIE BURNETTE, daughter of ROBERT L. BURNETTE. She was born 1887 in Kentucky and died 1969 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.

Children of CHESTER BURTON and LILLIE BURNETTE are:

  1. CHRISTINE BURTON, b. January 14, 1915, Breckinridge County, Kentucky; d. June 4, 1967, Breckinridge County, Kentucky
  2. HERSHELL BURTON, b. 1922, Breckinridge County, Kentucky

Generation 12

RALPH ELWOOD BURTON (FRANCES MARION BURTON11) was born in Kentucky. He married JANE SPEARS PRIDEMORE, September 7, 1947 in Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky. She was born October 24, 1926 in Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky and died October, 1998 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.

Child of RALPH ELWOOD BURTON and JANE SPEARS PRIDEMORE is:

  1. ROBERT FRANCIS BURTON, b. Kentucky
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