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Alfred BURTON

Male 1837 - 1911  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Alfred BURTON 
    Born Jun 1837  Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military-Begin 23 Sep 1861  New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Alfred BURTON, enlisted in Union Navy for 3 years as 2nd Class Fireman, General Service, no previous naval experience, born in England, 25 years old, a Printer, brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, height 5'61/4".
    Military-End Nov 1862  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 2nd Class Fireman, ship Ottawa, enlisted 3 Sep 1861, discharged Nov 1862, length of service 1y 4m (sic), address (in 1890) 1004 Gates Avenue, disability incurred Burnt before Furnaces.
    Census 08 Jul 1870  Ward 19, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household comprised Alfred BURTON, 34, Printer, born in England, parents of foreign birth, male citizen of U.S., value of real estate $1000; Jessie BURTON, 33, born in New York.
    Occupation 08 Jul 1870  Ward 19, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    a Printer 
    Census 05 Jun 1880  Rear 414 1/2 West 19th Street, New York, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Household comprised Alfred BURTON, Head, Married, 43, Compositor, born in England, as were both parents; Jessie R. BURTON, Wife, Married, 44, Keeping House, born in New York, both parents born in New Jersey; Stephen MUNN, Boarder, Widowed, 75, Machinist, born in New Jersey, as were both parents; David MUNN, Boarder, Married, 41, Labourer, born in New Jersey, as were both parents; Edward F. MUNN, Boarder, Single, 21, Clerk, born in New York, father born in New Jersey and mother in New York.
    Occupation 05 Jun 1880  Rear 414 1/2 West 19th Street, New York, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    a Compositor 
    Census 1900  1004 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Household comprised Alfred BURTON, Head, Married 18 years, born Jun 1836, 63, Compositor, born in England, as were both parents; Emma A. BURTON, Wife, Married 18 years, born Aug 1852, 47, 5 children born 5 living, born in New York, as were both parents; Alfarata J. BURTON, Daughter, Single, born Jun 1883, 16, born in New York, father in England and mother in New York; Avis BURTON, Daughter, Single, born Jul 1885, 14, Cashier in notion? Store, born in New York, father in England and mother in New York; Myrtle I. BURTON, Daughter, Single, born Jan 1888, 12, at school 10 months, born in New York, father in England and mother in New York; Mark BURTON, Son, Single, born Sep 1889, 10, at school 10 months, born in New York, father in England and mother in New York; Lewis BURTON, Son, Single, born Sep 1889, 10, at school 10 months, born in New York, father in England and mother in New York; Hamilton M. ANGEVINE, Brother-in-law, Married 15 years, born Nov 1857, 42, Salesman Soda Water, born in New York as were both parents. All members of household could read and write and speak English.
      Alfred rented the house.
    Occupation 1900  1004 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    a Compositor 
    Military-End 20 Feb 1907  United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Pension Payment, Navy Invalid, 1st Class Fireman, USS's Ottawa and North Carolina?, Class R?is, Rate 15, date of commencement 20 Feb 1907, date of certificate 27 May 1907, certificate number 29328, died 01 Apr 1911, Bureau notified 03 Oct 1911.
    Occupation 01 Apr 1911  New York, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    a Carpenter (sic) 
    Reference Number 1649 
    Died 01 Apr 1911  Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 74 years, Widowed, White, Carpenter (sic), born in England as were his father and mother, Mark BURTON and Mary EASLAN (sic).
      Address: 1089 Woodycrest Avenue.
    Buried 04 Apr 1911  National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 74 years, Widowed, White, Carpenter (sic), born in England as were his father and mother, Mark BURTON and Mary EASLAN (sic).
      Address: 1089 Woodycrest Avenue.
    Person ID I1649  The BURTON Tree
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2015 

    Father Mark BURTON,   b. 1796, Hailsham, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1874, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary EASTLAND,   b. Abt 1800, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 07 May 1822  Herstmonceux, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Both of this parish, by banns.
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma A. ANGEVINE 
    Married Abt 1882  United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Alfretta Jenette BURTON,   b. 04 Jun 1883, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Avis BURTON,   b. 24 Jul 1885, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1974, Dade, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +3. Myrtle I. BURTON,   b. 09 Jan 1888, Monroe Street, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1963, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Lewis BURTON, Snr,   b. 14 Sep 1889, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1956, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. Mark BURTON,   b. 14 Sep 1889, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1965, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Family ID F418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jessie B. MUNN 
    Married 02 Apr 1857  Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • The groom was 20, single and born in England. The bride was 21, single and born in New York.
    Family ID F419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jun 1837 - Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 Apr 1857 - Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary-Begin - 23 Sep 1861 - New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary-End - Nov 1862 - Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 08 Jul 1870 - Ward 19, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a Printer - 08 Jul 1870 - Ward 19, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 05 Jun 1880 - Rear 414 1/2 West 19th Street, New York, New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a Compositor - 05 Jun 1880 - Rear 414 1/2 West 19th Street, New York, New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1882 - United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - 1004 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a Compositor - 1900 - 1004 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary-End - 20 Feb 1907 - United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a Carpenter (sic) - 01 Apr 1911 - New York, New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Apr 1911 - Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 04 Apr 1911 - National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alfred BURTON b.1837
    Alfred BURTON b.1837
    USS Ottawa 2.jpg
    USS Ottawa 2.jpg
    Bombardment and Capture of Port Royal, South Carolina, 7 November 1861

    Engraving by W. Ridgway after a drawing by C. Parsons, published by Virtue & Co., New York.
    It depicts Federal warships, under Flag Officer Samuel F. DuPont, USN, bombarding Fort Beauregard (at left) and Fort Walker (at right). Troop transports are standing by in the distance.
    U.S. Navy ships present and identified include (from left): Mohican, Susquehanna, Augusta, Wabash (Flagship), Unadilla, Pawnee, Bienville, Ottawa, Curlew and Seneca.

    USS Ottawa.jpg
    USS Ottawa.jpg
    "Reconnoissance of Vernon River, Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, Discovery of a Rebel Battery and Camp.", 11 December 1861

    Line engraving published in "Harper's Weekly", January 1862.
    It depicts Federal warships engaging the Confederate battery, shown in the far left distance.
    Ships, as identified below the image bottom, are (from left): USS Seneca, USS Pembina, USS Ottawa and Steamer Mary Andrew.


  • Sources 
    1. [S2670] U.S. Naval Enlistment Rendezvous Alfred BURTON, U.S. Navy.

    2. [S2919] 1890 Civil War Veterans Schedules Alfred BURTON.

    3. [S2654] US Census 1870 Alfred BURTON.

    4. [S2655] US Census 1880 Alfred BURTON.

    5. [S2656] US Census 1900 Alfred BURTON.

    6. [S2920] Veterans Pension Alfred BURTON, Union Navy, USS Ottawa.

    7. [S2657] Death Alfred BURTON 1911.

    8. [S17] The Sussex Marriage Index, Compiler: Sussex Family History Group, (2004-2008, Period, 1538-1837).

    9. [S2651] Marriage Alfred BURTON and Jessie B. MUNN.