Child of Stephen Townley & Martha Brown
Bio for John Burton:
John Burton was the 6th of 9 children born to Josiah Burton and Mary (Molly) Pratt in Abbeville County, South Carolina.
His siblings are Robert, Josiah, Sarah, William, Caleb, Peter, Elizabeth, and Mary.
He married Elizabeth Pruitt about 1815 and had the following children:
1. Cader m (1) Jane Nichols (2) Lavinia Johnson
2. Giles (no further)
3. Elizabeth m Edmond Knight
4. John Jr m Nancy Catherine Sides
The family migrated to Walker County, Alabama in 1832-1833. John entered land in western Walker County near Holly Grove and lived there the remainder of his life. These children were born in Alabama:
5. Peter S m Mary Elizabeth Townley
6. Sarah Francis m William Benjamin Sides
7. Caleb m Cynthia ?????
8. Dicey m Richard Jones Baker
John and Elizabeth are interred at the Burton Family Cemetery on Holy grove Road near the Macedonia Church. His daughter Dicey, son-in-law Edmond Knight, and 5 grandchildren are nearby.
Written by: Craig Burton
Brown Family Cemetery
Created by: Craig Burton
Record added: Jul 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93825415