1840–1930

Introduction

Born: 1840, Swan­ning­ton, Lei­ces­ter­shire, Eng­land.

Biography

After Bur­ton’s par­ents em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca, he stu­died at Bel­oit Col­lege, Wis­con­sin, gra­du­at­ing with hon­ors.

He served as a Me­thod­ist Epis­co­pal min­is­ter for a time, then re­turned to Eng­land and en­tered the Wes­ley­an min­is­try in 1865, work­ing chief­ly in Lan­ca­shire and Lon­don.

As of 1911, Burton was liv­ing in Charn­wood, West Kir­by, Birk­en­head, Che­shire, Eng­land.

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