|Birth: ||Sep. 12, 1836|
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1896|
Son of Ira Burton and Hannah Allen
Husband of Clara Bartlett
Rock Springs Miner no. 31 July 30, 1896
An Old Pioneer Dead.
The Vernal Express of July 23rd, brings the announcement that Isaac Burton, aged 59 years, postmaster at Ashley, died on the evening of July 22nd. All of his family, except one daughter, was present at his bed side. He leaves behind to mourn his loss a widow and thirteen children. He was born at Alliance, Ohio, Sept. 12th, 1836, and is of Quaker parentage. He left home to battle with life for himself at the age of 17 and for some time was a fireman on the Illinois Central Railroad. He crossed the plains in 18?2 in company with Johnson's army and located in Wyoming on Green River about 30 miles above where Green River city now stands and in connection with our townman Wm. Ashton, operated a ferry boat there for several years. While there he married Clara Bartlett and shortly afterwards moved to Coalville and has lived in Salt Lake, Bear Lake, Soda Springs, Cache valley and Gentile valley, Idaho. He was the first settler to locate in Gentile valley and at his request the name was changed from Burton valley to Gentile valley. He was among the first settlers in Uintah county and located on Green river at the mouth of Brush creek, November 27th, 1877.
Clara Bartlett Burton (1840 - 1927)*
Isaac Burton (1860 - 1951)*
William Henry Burton (1863 - 1953)*
Theodore Alonzo Burton (1865 - 1895)*
Sarah Burton Stevenson (1881 - 1961)*
Maeser Fairview Cemetery
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Record added: May 15, 2012
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