Reading of the
Burton Gap Cemetery
West of Mitchell, Lawrence County, IN
(Location corrected 2012-11-29)
including relationship notes in parentheses added by
Mary Virginia Schilt Giera
obtained from genealogical research.
 
Compiled from two readings done in the 1960ís.
2003
 
 
Polly Brewer
died October 20, 1882
Aged 65 years

David Burton
born March 5, 1792
died July 22, 1880
Aged 88 years 4 months 7 days
(son of John Pleasant Burton & Susannah {Stamper} Burton)
 
David G. Burton
Co. H  67 Ind. Infantry
A Member of the 67 Reg. Indiana Volunteers
died in Defense of his Country at Vicksburg, Mississippi
died May 22, 1863
 
Delilia Burton
daughter of D. & S. Burton
born May 30, 1842
died March 2, 1843
(daughter of David and Sarah Burton)
 
Elizabeth [Ann] Burton
consort of David Burton
died October 15, 1827
Aged 37 years
 
Florence Burton
born November 5, 1863
died April 2, 1868
Aged 5 years 2 months 17 days
 
Hardin Burton
born July 10, 1840
died __, 1846
[husband of Lucy Maxwell]
 
infant Burton
son of ___ & Matilda Burton
born August 5, ___
died ___
 
John H. Burton
born March 4, 1825
died November 28, 1880
Aged 55 years 8 months 22 days
 
John Pleasant Burton
born July 8, 1758
died July 14, 1836
Aged 78 years 11 months 27 days
(husband of Susannah {Stamper} Burton.  This same man has a headstone also in Burton Cemetery!)
 
Joshua Burton
son of Zachariah & Ruth Burton
 
Lucy Burton
wife of Hardin Burton
Aged 46 years 1 month 17 days
(Lucy Maxwell married Rev. Hardin Burton in 1835)
 
Mahala Burton
daughter of John & ___ Burton

Margaret R. Burton
daughter of Zachariah & Ruth Burton
born ___ , 1811
died August 20, 1851
 
Ruth Burton
wife of Zachariah Burton
born August 12, 1802
died August 5, 1844
(maiden name was Ruth Core, widow of Mr. Holmes, then married Zachariah Burton who is buried in Burton Cemetery in Lawrence County, Indiana)
 
Mary A. Burton
wife of D. G. Burton
died March 6, 1871
Aged 42 years 1 month 12 days
(wife of David G. Burton)
 
Sarah Burton
wife of David Burton
born 1805
died 1864
 
Susannah Burton
born August 27, 1767
died August 10, 1845
Aged 79 years 11 months 19 days
(wife of John Pleasant Burton;  Susannah  [Stamper] Burton has 2 tombstones - one in this cemetery and another  one in Burton Cemetery!)
 
Susannah E. Burton
daughter of A. & S. Miller
born July 11, 1820
died illegible
 
___ Dunn
husband of Mary J. Dunn
 
Mary E. Pore
wife of Ransom Pore
 
Maude E. Pore
infant
died August 16, 1877

Minnie Terry
died July 10, 1900
 

 

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