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Dr Thomas Z. "Tom" Burton
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1872
Death: Sep. 19, 1918

Dr. T. Z. (Tom) Burton, formerly of Center, died at a sanitarium at Little Rock, Arkansas. His remains were returned for interment in Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors included his wife; mother, Mrs. C. L. Burton; and 5 sisters: Mrs. P. L. Sandel, Mrs. Ed Sanders, and Mrs. A. C. Holt, all of Center, Mrs. R. W. Caraway of Logansport, and Mrs. Perkins of Carthage.

"This makes the third death in the Burton family within about 18 months--three brothers, and all came to their death suddenly. About 18 months George Burton died suddenly in Fort Worth, and a little more than seven months ago Ace Burton was assassinated in El Paso by a Mexican. In each case the news of the death of the son was the first information that the relatives here had of their condition. All were brought here for burial and are at rest side by side in Fairview cemetery."

Source, and for more info see: Obituary, The Champion, September 25, 1918, reprinted in Mildred Cariker Pinkston, Obituaries of Early Pioneers, Shelby County, Texas, Center: Center Printing Co., 1983, I:107 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Burton (1824 - 1894)
  Catherine LeGay Rowe Harper Burton (1833 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Infant son Burton (1904 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willie Cornelia Burton Holt (1854 - 1932)*
  Jessie Lee Burton Sanders (1863 - 1925)*
  Addie Elizabeth Burton Caraway (1866 - 1937)*
  George M. Burton (1868 - 1917)*
  Thomas Z. Burton (1872 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Center
Shelby County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sheron Smith-Savage
Record added: Mar 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25125289
Dr Thomas Z. Tom Burton
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Dr Thomas Z. Tom Burton
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