Elijah Burton

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Elijah Burton

  • Birth 22 Feb 1760 Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 17 Jan 1849 Manchester, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
  • Burial Manchester, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 57756265

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.


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Gravesite Details Age on stone is incorrect.

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  • Maintained by: Family Seeker
  • Originally Created by: Nancy D
  • Added: 26 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57756265
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah Burton (22 Feb 1760–17 Jan 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57756265, citing Dellwood Cemetery, Manchester, Bennington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Family Seeker (contributor 47327947) .