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Eliza Abbey Lea Burton
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1803
Kent, England
Death: Oct. 11, 1890
Orange County
Texas, USA

Eliza was born to the House of Lea in England and was disowned after her marriage to John Burton. Eliza and John had two sons, Owen and Frederick. They all set sail for America in 1841 and landed at Galveston in February, 1842. They settled at Green's Bluff (present day Orange, Texas). They lived in a dirt floor cabin, but Eliza continued her afternoon teas. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Burton (1806 - 1883)
 
 Children:
  Owen William Burton (1835 - 1920)*
  Fredrick Abbey Burton (1837 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Eliza Burton
Born December 24, 1803
Died Octobert 11, 1890
Age 86 years, 9 months, 18 days
Dear Mother in eath's thorny paths
How long thy feet have trod
To find at last this peaceful rest
Safe in the arms of God
 
Burial:
Burton Cemetery
Orange
Orange County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: MB
Originally Created by: Robert Bennett
Record added: Jun 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38547776
Eliza Abbey <i>Lea</i> Burton
Added by: W & L
 
Eliza Abbey <i>Lea</i> Burton
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Added by: Rena Martinez
 
 
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- Robert Bennett
 Added: May. 15, 2010

- Robert Bennett
 Added: Jun. 20, 2009
 
 
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