Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

James Bracken Burton

Male 1886 - 1972  (85 years)


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  • Name James Bracken Burton 
    Born 23 Aug 1886  Preston, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1  [1
    Occupation John Watson Company, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    stationary engineer 
    Residence 1916  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1959  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338206 
    Died 17 Mar 1972  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 19 Mar 1972  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I338206  Generations
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 

    Father James Bracken Burton,   b. Abt 1860, of, Preston, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Merry Warim,   b. Abt 1860, of, Preston, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F49983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rose Turner,   b. 26 Jun 1892, Walshauston, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1973, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1930  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Fred Burton
     2. Beatrice Burton
     3. Margaret "Peggy" Burton,   b. 4 Nov 1931, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1999, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F247582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Grace Crosley Heaton,   b. 14 Nov 1891, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1927, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1914  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F247735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James B. Burton Passes

      A well-known resident of Ayr for more than 60 years, James B. Burton, died Friday at the Victoria Nursing Home, Ayr. He was in his 86th year. Born in Preston, England, the deceased was a stationary engineer with the John Watson Mfg. Co., retiring in 1954. He was an adherent of Knox United Church, Ayr. The late Mr. Burton was a veteran of World War I. He enlisted with the 166th, went overseas where he was with the 124th and 10th Battalions, Canadian Engineers. Surviving are his wife, the former Rose Turner; a son, Fred Burton of Ayr, and two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Peggy) Little of Ayr, and Mrs. William (Beatrice) Sanderson of Preston. Five grandchildren also survive. He was predeceased by his first wife. Funeral and committal services were held at Little's Funeral Home, Galt, on Sunday afternoon. Rev. D. E. Willis officiated. Interment in Ayr Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Mast, Robert Todd, Albert Melvin, Gilbert Gemmell, Rufus Knechtel and Clarence Campbell.

      The Ayr News Mar 23 1972 pg 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      James Bracken Burton Birth Date: 23 Aug 1885 Birth Location: Lancashire, England Residence: Toronto, Ontario Relative: Grace Burton Relationship: Wife Regiment Number: 669536

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Burton/ James Bracken Burton/ Aug. 23, 1886 - Mar. 17, 1972/ his wife/ Rose Turner/ June 26, 1892 - June 10, 1973/ + [veteran's Poppy].
      [A] James B. Burton/ Sergeant/ Cdn Engrs C. E. F./ 17 Mar. 1972 - Age 85
      [Back] Burton

    3. [S619] News - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr News (1897- ), "Death of Mrs. John T. Kay," Oct 15 1959 pg 2.

    4. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 4056 (1914), Burton-Heaton.
      James Bracken Burton Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 15 Jul 1914 Event Place: Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada Gender: Male Age: 27 Birth Year (Estimated): 1887 Father's Name: Jas B Burton Mother's Name: Merry Warim Spouse's Name: Grace Heaton Spouse's Gender: Female Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1893 Spouse's Father's Name: Jones E Heaton Spouse's Mother's Name: Ellen Tedman

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Jas Bracken Burton Age: 27 Birth Date: abt 1887 Birth Place: Sankshire Eng Marriage Date: 15 Jul 1914 Marriage County or District: York Father: Jas B Burton Mother: Mary Waum Burton Spouse: Grace Heaton Spouse's Age: 21 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1893 Spouse Birth Place: Brantford, Ontario Spouse Father: Jones E Heaton Spouse Mother: Ellen Sidman Heaton

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Aug 1886 - Preston, , Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1914 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jan 1930 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1959 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Mar 1972 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Mar 1972 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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