Bio: Burton, William (1842 - bef. 1900)

Contact: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

 

Surnames: Burton, Daurghty, Duxbury

 

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin


WILLIAM BURTON, farmer. Sec. 6, P.O., Hixton, Wisconsin was born in Ireland, in 1842. Left his native land in l857 and came to America, where he worked on a firm near Cleveland, Ohio, for eighteen months; went to Black River Falls, Wis., in 1859, and commenced to work in a sawmill for Jacob Spaulding, the first settler there. Continued to work for him some time and then went into the woods and started to work for Thomas Hall, until 1873. Then bought the farm where he now lives, and owns 360 acres. Was married July 12, 1871, to Miss Lizzie Daurghty, she was born in Ireland, June 2. 1850, and by whom he has two sons, Hugh E. and William R.

 

*Lizzie Daurghty Burton died 10 Aug 1920 in Jackson Co., Wis. (vol. 9, pg. 576)

 

1880 Federal Census, Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 383

 

William Burton, married, American male farmer
father's birthplace : Ireland
mother's birthplace : Ireland

Household Members
self William Burton M 39 Ireland
wife Lizzie Burton F 30 Ireland
son Hugh E. Burton M 7 Wisconsin, United States
son Willie A. Burton M 2 Wisconsin, United States
other William Duxbury M 28 New Jersey, United States

 

1900 Federal Census, ED 50 Hixton town, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 1, family 8

 

Edwin H. Burton, single white, male
father's birthplace: Ireland
mother's birthplace: Ireland

Household Members
head Lizzie Burton F 47 (Jun 1853), Widowed, Ireland, 4 children--3 living; both parents b. Ireland
son Edwin H Burton M 26 (Feb 1874) Wisconsin
son Russell Burton M 22 Wisconsin
daughter Etna Burton F 18 Wisconsin

 

Wisconsin Marriages

 

Groom: William Burton
Bride: Lizzie Doherty
marriage date: 12 Jul 1871
marriage place: Melrose, Jackson, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: ... Burton
groom's mother's name: Hannah Brooks
bride's father's name: Hugh Doherty
bride's mother's name: Susan Doherty

 

 


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