1st Lt. William Jesse Burton

Kinsman of David Myers, John Myers, Royal Myers and Bert Blackmon

William Jesse Burton was born in Barry County Missouri on December 25, 1838 and died in Barry County on February 1,1909.  He was commissioned a 1st Lt. in Co. G, 6th Regt., St. Guard Missouri Cav.

 

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Obit For

Jesse Burton

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For seventy years Jesse Burton of Shoal Creek Township awaited the summons from a better land, and on Feb 1, 1909, he bade adieu to friends on earth and his spirit went to him who gave it. He was an old and highly respected citizen of this country and enjoyed the esteem of all his acquaintances. He was a member of the Baptist Church. He left a wife, a son, Ollie, and a daughter Miss Josie, who is very sick, to mourn his death. He was buried Tuesday afternoon in the Burton family grave-yard. He was a Confederate soldier during the civil war.

Newspaper

Cassville Democrat

Date

February 6, 1909, Saturday

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Resource

State Historical Society of MO

 

Obit For

W. J. Burton

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W. J. Burton was born in Barry County, Missouri, Dec 25, 1838 and died Feb 1, 1909. He was converted and joined the New Hope Baptist Church July 1st, 1858 and lived a faithful member until death. He leaves a wife, and son and daughter to mourn his death. He was for many years treasure of this church: The church loves a faithful member; the community a good citizen. May we who are left behind strive to meet him in the home above.

Newspaper

Cassville Democrat, Barry Co., MO

Date

March 13, 1909, Saturday

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State Historical Society of MO Microfilm