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Elijah Burton
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1760
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1849
Manchester
Bennington County
Vermont, USA

Revolutionary War Soldier

Elijah was the oldest son of Josiah and Sarah Howes Burton. He served as a substitute for his father, Josiah, when Josiah was severely wounded in 1777.

He returned to Manchester and married Rachel Smith August 9, 1781. She was 19 having been born in 1762.
Elijah and Rachel had six children. In addition to those listed:

Dr. Elijah Burton, Jr., b. 1790, d. 1854, Euclid, Ohio
Rachel Burton, b. 1792.

Rachel died October 24, 1793 at 31 years of age. About 1800 Elijah married Hannah Taylor. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Josiah Burton (1732 - 1793)
  Sarah Howes Mead (1734 - 1832)
 
 Spouses:
  Hannah Taylor Burton (1776 - 1841)
  Rachel Smith Burton (____ - 1793)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Burton Kimpton (1781 - 1870)*
  Nathan Burton (1784 - 1864)*
  Timothy Burton (1786 - 1859)*
  Joseph Burton (1788 - 1867)*
  Betsey Burton Purdy (1801 - 1883)*
  Curtis Burton (1805 - 1871)*
  Harvey Burton (1816 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Burton Canfield (1757 - 1838)*
  Jerusha Burton Strait (1757 - 1803)*
  Elijah Burton (1760 - 1849)
  Betty Burton Canfield (1761 - 1831)*
  Isaac Burton (1765 - 1842)*
  Josiah Burton (1777 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Age on stone is incorrect.
 
Burial:
Dellwood Cemetery
Manchester
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
 
Maintained by: Family Seeker
Originally Created by: Nancy D
Record added: Aug 27, 2010
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Elijah Burton
Added by: Nancy D
 
Elijah Burton
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 Added: Apr. 1, 2014
 
 
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