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BURTON Capt. John

Male 1618 - Abt 1684  (66 years)Deceased


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  • Name  BURTON Capt. John  [1
    Prefix  Capt. 
    Born  1618  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Arrested  Mar 1657/58  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    for being a Quaker 
    • Josiah Southwick, John Small, and John Burton were all arrested on their way to Rhode Island to find homes for themselves and their families so that they could escape the persecution they experienced at the hands of the Puritans. They were released and resumed their journey.

      From The Annals of Salem: from its First Settlement by Joseph Barlow Felt, page 197:

      1658. March. John Small, Josiah Southwick, and John Burton, belonging to this place, and to the Friends, were apprehended in Dedham, on their way to Rhode Island, to provide a place for themselves and families. They were carried before Governor in Boston, who allowed them to pursue their way by paying costs.
    Arrested  27 Jan 1659/60  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    for religious beliefs 
    • John and his son, Isaac, and his daughter, Hannah, were several times arrested for non-attendance from public worship.
    Will  14 Jan 1683/84  [1
    • It was proven on 16 Nov 1684 and named his son, John, as executor. The witnesses were Robert Fuller and Richard Croade, Sr. The will mentions his sons John, Samuel, and Isaac, his son-in-law William Osborne, and William Osborne's wife Hannah. It also mentions his grandchild Samuel Osborne and other grandchildren.
    Died  Abt Nov 1684  [1
    Estate  16 Nov 1684  [1
    • An inventory was taken by Samuel Aborn Sr. and Isaac Cooke. The estate was valued at 223, 12s.
    Occupation  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    tanner 
    • He was recorded as working this trade in this location as early as 1637.
    Religion  Quakers  [1
    Age  66 years 
    Person ID  I15427  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 

    Children 
     1. BURTON Hannah,   b. 1640,   d. Aft 1721  Age: 82 years
     2. BURTON John,   b. Abt 1641,   d. Abt 1684  Age: ~ 43 years
     3. BURTON Samuel,   d. Abt 1684
     4. BURTON Isaac,   b. 1647,   d. 1706  Age: 59 years
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F5492  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsArrested - for being a Quaker - Mar 1657/58 - Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrested - for religious beliefs - 27 Jan 1659/60 - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - tanner - - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S18] One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families, John Osborne Austin, (Salem, MA: The Salem Press, 1893.), p. 51. (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.

    2. [S23] Descendents of Lawrence & Cassandra Southwick, James M. Caller and Mrs. M. A. Ober, (Salem, MA: J.H. Choate & Co., 1881.), p. 75. (Reliability: 3), 29 Mar 2010.

    3. [S42] Genealogical & Personal Memoirs of Families of Boston and Eastern MA, William Richard Cutter, (New York, NY: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.), Vol. 4: 2013. (Reliability: 4), 6 Apr 2010.