Biography of Joseph H. Burt
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Burt, Joseph H., Kendall. - Erastus Burt, son of Jonathan, was born in Brattleboro, Vt., January 7, 1795. He came to Ontario county in 1817, where he taught school, and where he married Elizabeth Hall, whose father, Joseph, was a major in the War of 1812 and a colonel in the State militia. After returning to Vermont, Mr. Burt moved to Wayne county and thence to Monroe county, whence he came to Kendall in 1841, settling on lot 16, where he died November 4, 1844. Mrs. Burt was born January 6, 1803, and died January 10, 1879. Their children were: Antoinette, died in infancy; Joseph Hall, born in Vermont, February 28, 1820; Elizabeth D., born in 1822, died March 5, 1831; Erastus C., born February 7, 1825, died July 31, 1825; Christina G. (Mrs. Dennis Deusrnore), born April 3, 1828; Mary A., born April 11, 1832, died January 16, 1834; Laura S. (Mrs. Cyrus Gsrlock), born January 2, 1835, died November 6, 1892; and John H., born January 29, 1837. Joseph Hall Burt married, March 15, 1843, Eunice Maria Comstock, born February 22, 1820, stepdaughter of Joseph Corbin, Sr., and March 15, 1893, celebrated their golden wedding. Their children are: Charles Franklin, born September 17, 1850, and Erastus Joseph, born September 2, 1857, both residing in Kendall. Mr. Burt was justice of the peace nine years and held other minor town offices. Charles F. Burt was graduated from Cornell University in 1875, and is now a justice of the peace. December 28, 1881, he married Laura A. Quinn, and has two children: Lulu E., born June 11, 1883, and Charles W., born April 22,1891. Erastus J. Burt married, November 17, 1880, Isabell, daughter of George W. Bird, and has one son, Elbert L., born November 27, 1882.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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