BURTON Family Bible

BURTON Bible Records

These Bible records were sent to me by Ken BURTON a direct descendant of the BURTON family. Please contact him at BurtonMarton@cs.com for further information. (sent by Sloan S. Mason)

These records were transcribed from two family bibles by Thomas R. BURTON, Sr., dated Jan. 27th, 1965.


Thomas BURTON, 1st born; born Feb. 2nd, 1790. Place unknown.

Kizzy BURTON (nee) JOHNSON, his wife was born September 27th, 1797.

(Their home was located down river 4 miles below Chinquapin, N.C. at what has been known and still known as Deep Bottom. However, near what is now known as Sloans.)

My grandmother was one quarter Cherokee Indian which features are still seen in all of her children and descendants. They were large slave owners.

Their CHILDREN were as follows:

1st Basil BURTON born Nov. 28th, 1816; married – recorded as Julia only. They migrated to Red River Parish of Louisiana; in about the year 1856; since which time no further record.

2nd-Susan BURTON born Nov. 11th, 1818-married a PADGETT.

Dickson BURTON was born Oct. 25th, 1820-married a MIDGETT-(may be wrong). He died during the Civil War while returning south, after action in northern Virginia, near or between Kenansville and Hallsville. He is buried on or along the banks of the N.E. River.

Nancy BURTON was born March 12th, 1823, died at age – and is buried between grand dad and wife (my grandmother).

Eliz BURTON was born July 7th, 1825-married a ROCHELL of Onslow Co.

Stratton BURTON was born March 26, 1828-married Singy LANGLEY of Onslow Co.Their old farm is still owned by their grandchildren.

Blaney BURTON was born April 18th, 1831-married a SLOAN, resided at Chinquapin all his life.

Lucy J. BURTON was born Sept. 2nd, 1834 and married a WEST of Bladen Co.

Owen K. BURTON my father was born May 8th, 1837-married Mollie T. BONEY of

Teachey, N.C. Her father was Daniel Teachey BONEY.

Olive BURTON was born Dec. 30th, 1839 and married Jaml. C. JONES of Philadelphia, Pa. He along with my father and Uncle Blaney and Uncle Dixon volunteered for service in Duplin Co. the same day for the Confederate Army.

Laura BURTON was born April 25th, 1845-married a NICKENS of Goldsboro, N.C.


My father’s family is as follows:

Dad and Mother were married April 24th, 1871 near Teachey, N.C.

Children as follows:

Owen Edgar BURTON was born Jan. 21st, 1872, died June 30, 1901.

Mary H. BURTON was born Aug. 8th, 1873-married Wm. M. WILSON of Onslow Co.-she died Jan. 4th, 1933.

Alice Kenan BURTON, born April 12th, 1875-married J. F. STANLEY of Whiteville, N.C.

Katie S. BURTON was born Aug. 14th, 1877-married Louis BATCHELOR, still living near Jacksonville, N.C.

Thomas R. BURTON (myself) born April 15th, 1879-married Edna FRINK of Macon, Ga.; but born in McRae, Ga.

James Daniel BURTON was born April 5th, 1881; married Ruby HOWELL of Columbus Co., she is now living.

Robert Sprunt BURTON born April 16th, 1883, died at 15 months.

Lula A. BURTON was born May 8th, 1885-married John HUDSON of Onslow Co.

William A. BURTON was born Nov. 11th, 1888; still living. Married Annie E. HUDSON of Onslow Co.-died March 10, 1966.

An infant stillborn, August 1890, buried at Manning, S.C.-named Nellie.

Annie Mozello BURTON was born March 25th, 1894-married Dave RAYNOR of Maple

Hill, N.C.

These Records were taken from the two family bibles.

Respfly: Thos. R. BURTON, Sr.-Jan. 27th, 1965.



POWELL-BURTON Cemetery, lists Nancy died 2 Sept. 1855, age 32.

Dickson BURTON married Priscilla WOOTEN

Stratton BURTON married Lucinda LANGLEY

Source:New Hanover Co. Gen. Library-from Ken BURTON

One thought on “BURTON Family Bible

  1. mark foster

    I am trying to find information on my relatives with the last name of Burton. My mother’s maiden name was Lillian Burton and her father was Thomas Walter Burton. Don’t know if we are related but any information would be appreciated.
    thank you.


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