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Gen Robert Taylor Burton

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Gen Robert Taylor Burton

  • Birth 25 Oct 1821 Ontario, Canada
  • Death 11 Nov 1907 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot C_12_1_1E
  • Memorial ID 13390907

Gen. Robert Taylor Burton
Born 1821 Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Baptized 1838
Ordained Elder by 1843
Married Maria Susan Haven 1845; practiced plural marriage; twenty-seven children
Numerous short missions
Member of Nauvoo Legion in Nauvoo and later in Utah. Rose to rank of Major General
Ordained High Priest 1875
Second Counselor to Presiding Bishop 1874-1884
First Counselor to Presiding Bishop 1884-1907
Died 1907 Salt Lake City, Utah. Buried at the Salt Lake Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Robert Taylor Burton was born on Oct. 25, 1821 at Amherstburg, Es., Ontario, Canada to Samuel Burton and Hannah Shipley. He was christened on Jan. 7, 1822 at Christ's Church, Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada. He died on November 11, 1907 at Salt Lake City, Utah. He was buried in the Salt Lake City, Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Event(s):
Birth: 25 Oct 1821
Amherstburg, Es., Ontario, Canada
Christening: 7 Jan 1822
Christ's Church, Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Death: 11 Nov 1907
Salt Lake City, S.l., Ut
Burial: 14 Nov 1907
Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake, Salt Lake County Utah

Marriage(s):

Spouse: Maria Susan HAVEN
Marriage: 18 Dec 1845
Nauvoo, Hancock, Il

Spouse: Susan Ellen MCBRIDE
Marriage: 6 Feb 1856
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut

Spouse: Sarah Anna GARR
Marriage: 7 Feb 1856
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut



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  • Created by: Bruce J. Black
  • Added: 19 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13390907
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Robert Taylor Burton (25 Oct 1821–11 Nov 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13390907, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Bruce J. Black (contributor 46816296) .