|Death: ||Jul. 4, 1842|
Biography of John Burton 1771-1842
Franklin County, GA
Elbert Co, GA
Franklin Co, GA
John Burton, born abt. 1775 in VA; died 1842 in Franklin Co, GA, was the son of Abraham Burton III and Mary Ann Harrison Burton. John married abt 1790 in Elbert Co, GA, Mary "Polly" Hudson, daughter of Cuthbert Hudson & Elizabeth Hall Hudson Hudson.
John Burton moved to Reed Creek, Franklin Co, GA by 1818 and built a two story log cabin on the road from Hatton's Ford to Carnsville. This home also served as a tavern and inn for overnight travelers.
John and Mary's home was located on a hill overlooking Payne's Creek. John and Mary are buried in unmarked graves.
FRANKLIN CO, GA COURT OF ORDINARY RECORDS, 1787-1849, Georgia
Department of Archives and History.
Will presented and proved 4 Jul 1842
and apprasiers appointed, RG 159-2-39, Vol. 12, p. 291.
Will: Wife: Mary. Grandson: Benjamin Burton to have his father's share. Heirs of Rhoda Ayres. Heirs of Mary W. Pinson. Susan J. Adderhold and her heirs. Heirs of Sarah Isbell. John Burton and his dtr. Eveline E. Harrison. Abraham Burton, Peter E. Burton, Martha A. Barton and her heirs.
Ex'r: wife, Mary, son Peter E. No date. Wit: Barsheba Burton, Robeson Adams, H.F. Chandler.
RG 159-2-39 Vol. 10, pp. 75-76
Appraisment and sale Nov 1842 - RG 159-2-27, Vol. 8, pp. 422-425, Bk.
Order Sterling Pinson be apptd. gdn. of his own children: Eliza S., Jane C., Susan and Martha W. Pinson. RG 159-2-39, Vol 12, p. 306.
Order Allen Isbel be apptd. gdn. of his own dtr. Martha Ann Harriett Isbel, 8 Jan 1844 - RG 159-2-39, Vol. 12, p. 309.
Return of Peter E. Burton, ex'r, Mar. 1844 - RG 159-2-27, Vol. 9, pp. 48-49, Bk. H.
Order Jedediah Ayers be apptd. gdn. of his own children, Cuthbert D., Alfred and Harriett E. Ayers, 2 Sep 1844 - RG 159-2-39, Vol. 12, p. 322.
Return Nov. 1844 - RG 159-2-27, Vol. 9, pp. 85-85, Bk. H.
Return Jan. 1846 - RG 159-2-27, Vol. 9, pp. 178-179, Bk. H.
Rec't of gdn of Cuthbert D., Alfred and Harriett E. Ayers, Jan. 1846 -
RG 159-2-27, Vol. 9, p. 183, Bk. H.
Return Nov. 1847 - RG 159-2-27, Vol. 9, p. 313, Bk. H.
Sale Bill Estate of "Jack Burton" (no date) - RG 159-2-27, Vol. 9 pp.
397-399, Bk. H.
Return Nov. 1849 - RG 159-2-27, Vol. 10, p. 50.
Loose Papers: will, sale, returns - RG 159-2-1, Box 02-107.
Children of John BURTON and Mary "Polly" HUDSON were as follows:
Cuthbert Burton, born 1796 in Franklin Co, GA. He married Evelina Harrison.
John H. Burton, born 1812 in Hart Co, GA married (1) Nancy Harrison, married (2) Martha Brady.
Abraham Burton, born 1812; died 1857 in AR married Hannah Cawthon.
Peter Early Burton, born 13 Mar 1818 married (1) Nancy Chandler  He married (2) Martha J. Chandler.
Mary "Pollie" Burton, born 14 May 1841 in Franklin Co, GA; died 14 May 1841 in Hart Co, GA married Sterling Pinson.
Rhoda Burton, died 1844 in Franklin Co, GA married Jedediah Ayers. She and Jedediah have at least nine children. At least two of their children moved to Fayette Co, AL.
Sarah "Sallie" Burton, died abt 1837 in Franklin Co, GA married on 27 Jan 1833 in Franklin Co, GA, Allen Isbell.
Martha Burton, born in Franklin Co, GA married on 30 Nov 1837 in Franklin Co, GA, William Burton.
Susan Burton, born in Franklin Co, GA married Lewis Aderhold.
Mary Hudson Burton (1773 - 1847)
Rhoda E. Burton Ayers*
Rhoda E Burton Ayers (1801 - 1844)*
Susannah Elizabeth Burton Aderhold (1808 - 1887)*
Abraham B Burton (1816 - 1890)*
Peter Early Burton (1818 - 1880)*
John Burton Family Cemetery
Created by: Algal
Record added: Aug 29, 2009
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