Biography of Charles W. Burton
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Burton, Charles W., was born in Nassau, August 22, 1837. He is a son of Isaac and Ruby (Taylor) Burton, he born in Chatham and she in Nassau. Isaac was a son of Ruben Burton, who lived in Columbia county and finally went to Sand Lake where he died in 1810. The maternal grandfather was William Tabor. who lived and died in Nassau. The father of Mr Burton was a blacksmith by trade, it died a farmer; he came from Nassau to Schodack in 1839 and died September 20, 1884, and his wife died in 1842. Mr. Burton was reared and educated in Schodack. He is a farmer and owns ninety two acres of land. In October, 1860, he was married to Maggie Palmateer, of Greenbush, by whom one son has been born: Peter P., born in Schodack April 1, 1862. He was educated in Claverack College and followed farming at home. His wife was A. Catherine Pockman, by whom one son has been born: Charles R., born April 25, 1895. The Burton family is of high English descent.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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