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Gilbert Walter BURTON (1884-1958)

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Gilbert Walter Burton

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Gilbert Walter Burton

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Minnie Burton (nee Burley)

Gilbert Walter BURTON1 was born on 31 May 1884 in Terrica Crossing via Inglewood, Qld.2,3,4 Gilbert's parents were John Nicholas BURTON and Lucy Agnes DOWLING (b.1861 Tenterfield NSW). They were married on 18 August 1882. John was a merchant seaman who jumped ship and changed his name. Family lore says he never told anyone his real name, not even Lucy.5,6 Gilbert married Minnie Edith BURLEY when he was 24 on 28 December 1908 in Texas, Qld.7,8

Gilbert and Minnie had at least 1 child :

- Gladys Minnie BURTON (b. 15 Nov 1908).6

Gilbert died (aged 74) in July 1958 in Silverspur, Qld.9

 

Minnie Edith BURLEY1,10,11 was the daughter of John Williams BURLEY (1849-1915) and Sarah Jane PARTRIDGE (1858-1949).

Citations

1{S0198}, BDM (Qld) Online Marriage Index. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
2{S0196}, BDM (Qld) Online Birth Index. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 1884 / C2127
3{S0281}, Mailing List (Genforum) : General (Genforum : http://genforum.genealogy.com/). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: ... he was their second born child. His date of birth is 31-5-1884.
Site : http://genforum.genealogy.com/warlters/messages/5.html
4{S0709}, Internet (mundia) : BURTON, Gilbert Walter (0946) (http://www.mundia.com/au/Person/12538291/-237421942). Cit. Date: 7 September 2013. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Born: Terrica Crossing via Inglewood, Queensland, Australia"
5{S0198}, BDM (Qld) Online Marriage Index. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 1882 / C1327
6{S0281}, Mailing List (Genforum) : General (Genforum : http://genforum.genealogy.com/). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Site : http://genforum.genealogy.com/warlters/messages/5.html
7{S0198}, BDM (Qld) Online Marriage Index. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 1908 / C002888
8{S0281}, Mailing List (Genforum) : General (Genforum : http://genforum.genealogy.com/). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: He married Minnie Edith BURLEY on 28-12-1908 ...
Site : http://genforum.genealogy.com/warlters/messages/5.html
9{S0344}, Internet (ancestry.com) 'MyFamily' and/or 'World Tree Project' Matches. ancestry My Family : chookie54. Cit. Date: 9 July 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source:
10{S0015} 1992, Interview : NEWTON (nee OWEN), Sylvia May (0080). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
11{S0155}, Researcher : JONES, Sue re BURLEY, PARTRIDGE. Custom Id: SUB006. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014