|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1833|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 1923|
Treca, Lilly; GAR marker
Obit as extracted from Manhattan Republic Newspaper,Manhattan,Riley,Kansas Thursday, Pag1 Col 2 File M-559
Burton Honey was born at Windsor, Vermont, April 6, 1833. He came to Ohio with his parents in 1838. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted in Co. K.,36th Ill.Inf. and served his country for nearly four years. He was wounded at the Battle of Stone River on December 31, 1862, which made it necessary for him to lay in the hospital for over three months after which he again joined his troop and served until he was honorably discharged from he service at Indianapolis, Ind., on Oct 12, 1864.
He then returned to his family and came to Kansas in 1865 and took up a homestead in what is now Cloud County, Kansas. This was three years before there was any railroads in Kansas. He came to Ogden in 1895 and had made that city his home until his death on November 15, 1923, being 90 years, 7 months and 9 days of age. He united with the First Methodist Church in Clay Center in 1890 and had lead a devoted Christian life ever since.
He leaves to mourn for him his devoted wife, who was his constant companion and a family of grown children all being present at his funeral except one son on Conconully, Wash. Funeral services were held at Ogden, Saturday, November 17. Conducted by Rev Rogers of Manhattan, the pall bearers being members of the American Legion Post at Ogden. Mr. Honey was a member of the G.A.R.
source of data: Fri Jan 25 2002 Marcia Staunton
Thresa Honey (1833 - 1934)
Prudence Lucinda Underwood Honey (____ - 1875)*
Allen Honey (1871 - 1944)*
Maintained by: N. Sharlene (Rice) Kent
Originally Created by: zadalew
Record added: Jan 26, 2011
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