John Burton and
Louisa Osborne

John Burton b about 1821 Wise Co VA; m. Louisa Osborne b 1830 Russell Co VA; d/o David Osborne and Mary Polly Harrah. (See 1860 Wise Co VA Census). Children of John Burton and Louisa Osborne;

I. Julia Ann Burton (Julian) b about 1851 Russell Co VA; m. 11 Aug 1870 Wise Co VA to David C Banner b 1846 Russell Co VA; s/o Stephen Banner and Leah Nash. Child of David C Banner and Julia Ann Burton;

i. George H Banner b about 1890 Russell Co VA

2. Mary Jane Burton b about 1854 Wise Co VA; m. 1 Jul 1869 Wise Co VA to Andrew Jackson Andy Jordan b about 1848 Russell Co VA d 6 Jan 1936 Wise Co VA; s/o Benjamin Jordan and Virginia Jane Wright. Children of Andrew Jackson Andy Jordan and Mary Jane Burton;

i. William Bill Jordan b May 1870 Wise Co VA; m. about 1893 to Liza Unknown b Jan 1873

ii. John Wesley Jordan b 28 Feb 1871 Wise Co VA d 8 Sept 1963 Coeburn, Wise Co VA; m. May 1888 to Mary Elizabeth Skeen b 16 Sept 1869 Russell Co VA d 19 May 1965 Coeburn, Wise Co VA; d/o George Franklin Skeen and Surilda P Holbrook. Children of John Wesley Jordan and Mary Elizabeth Skeen; i. Ada Vicy Jordan b 18 Jan 1890 ii. Harriet Ellen Jordan b 27 May 1894 iii. Annie Belle Jordan b 16 Dec 1897 iv. Charles Andrew Jordan b 18 May 1904 v. Hattie Marie Jordan vi. Mae Gertrude Jordan vii. George Franklin Jordan viii. Mary Elsie Jordan b 12 Jan 1907 ix. Fred Wilson Jordan b 22 May 1908 x. Nellie Louise Jordan b 30 OCT 1909 xi. Joseph Vernon Jordan xii. Samuel Clarence Jordan xiii. Erma Irene Jordan b about 1905 xiv. Ruth Skeens Jordan xv. Edna Lucille Jordan

iii. Samuel Jordan b 5 Jul 1876 Wise Co VA

iv. Walter Jordan b Apr 1882 Wise Co VA

v. George Jordan b Dec 1891 Wise Co VA

3. Johnson C Burton b 1856 Wise Co VA; m. 9 Nov 1888 to Sarah A Kilgore; d/o David Kilgore and Margaret Powers. Children of Johnson C Burton and Sarah A Kilgore;

i. John David Burton b ? d 12 Sept 1979; buried Greenhills Memory Garden, Richland, Tazewell Co VA; m. 28 Aug 1914 to Ida Maude May Kerley b 1 Jan 1900 KY d 14 Nov 2002; buried Greenhills Memory Garden, Richland, Tazewell Co VA; d/o Sidney Walker Kerley Sr and Martha Jane Bearden. Children of John David Burton and Ida Maude May Kerley;

I. Hazel Portia Burton b 20 May 1915 d 11 Nov 1995; m. 1 Jun 1951 Tazewell Co VA to Clarence Dale Stevenson; s/o Elisha Wilson Stevenson and Mary Elizabeth White.

II. John R Burton b 20 Apr 1917 d 23 Dec 1997 Palm City, Martin Co FL; m. Elizabeth Unknown

III. William R. Burton b 6 Dec 1918 d 19 Jan 1998 Bluefield, Tazewell Co VA; m. Dixie May Carbaugh b ? d 6 Oct 1994.

IV. James Peery Burton b 23 Jan 1923 d 18 Jul 1923; buried Palmer Wright Cemetery, Virginia City, Wise Co VA.

V. Female Burton m. Male Gisi.

ii. Vicey Jane Burton b 17 Jun 1889 Wise Co VA d 21 Aug 1974 TN; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; m. 10 Feb 1916 Wise Co VA to Robert Lee Holbrook b 29 Aug 1887 Wise Co VA d 1 Jul 1979; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; s/o Thomas Floyd Holbrook and Sarah Catherine Lawson. Children of Robert Lee Holbrook and Vicey Jane Burton;

I. Robert Franklin Holbrook b 17 Apr 1920 Bull Run, Wise Co VA d 5 Jan 2005; buried Memory Garden, Johnson City, Washington Co TN; m. (1) to Mozelle Wolfe. Robert Franklin Holbrook m. (2) Margaret Holbrook. Robert Franklin Holbrook m. (3) Joyce Byrd.

II. Norma Holbrook m. Male Franklin

III. Wilma Holbrook m. Male Babb

IV. Betty Holbrook m. Male Brandon

V. Maynard Holbrook

VI. Noah Holbrook

VII. Freddie Holbrook

VIII. Curtis Elmer Holbrook b 19 Aug 1922 Coeburn, Wise Co VA d 20 Jan 1944 in WWII.

IX. Home Leslie Holbrook b 7 Mar 1918 Wise Co VA (deceased)

X. James H Holbrook b 19 Feb 1917 Wise Co VA d 28 Mar 1917; buried Holbrook Cemetery, Bull Run, Wise Co VA

Obituary of Robert Franklin Holbrook from the Bristol Herald Courier for Robert Franklin Holbrook; s/o Robert Lee Holbrook and Vicie Jane Burton. Robert Franklin Holbrook, 84, 216 Avonlea Place, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at his residence, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Holbrook was a native of Bull Run, Va., and had lived most of his life in Johnson City. He was a son of the late Robert L Holbrook and Vicie Jane Burton Holbrook, and was also preceded in death by his former wife, Mozelle Wolfe Holbrook, and three brothers, Curtis Holbrook, Leslie Holbrook and James Holbrook. Mr. Holbrook was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was retired from Clinchfield Railroad as an assistant to the trainmaster. Mr. Holbrook attended Oakland Avenue Baptist Church. He loved to dance, tell a funny story, loved people, loved to attend family entertainment shows, travel and he played the fiddle in his younger days. Mr. Holbrook is survived by his wife, Joyce Byrd Holbrook, Johnson City; his former wife, Margaret Holbrook, Johnson City: one daughter, Judy Johnson and her husband Romulus R. Johnson, Limestone; one son, Robin V. Holbrook and his wife Linda Holbrook, Johnson City; three sisters, Norma Franklin, Wilma Babb and Betty Brandon; three brothers, Maynard Holbrook, Noah Holbrook and Freddie Holbrook; and two grandchildren, Tekii Boren, Johnson City and Kerree Wheelock, Colorado City, Colo. A funeral service for Mr. Holbrook will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday from the Morris-Baker Funeral Home South Chapel. Reverend Terry Prater will officiate. Military graveside honors will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Washington County Memory Gardens. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Johnson City, TN 37601. Online condolences may be made via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, TN 37601, (423-282-1521), is serving the family.

iii. James Robert Burton b 23 Dec 1892 Wise Co VA d 4 Oct 1953; m. Mallie Akers

iv. William F Bill Burton b 8 Dec 1893 d 12 Oct 1975

v. Walter Howard Bud Burton b 17 Jul 1906 Wise Co VA d 13 Jan 1956; m. about 1931 to Ava Viola Holbrook b 1 Aug 1913 Wise Co VA d 19 May 1964; d/o James Henry Holbrook and Alba Alverdia Stapleton

4. Elizabeth Burton b 1859 Wise Co VA

5. Harriett Ellen Burton b 1864 Wise Co VA; m. Charles J Fuller

6. Nancy V Margaret Nannie Burton b 15 Jan 1870 Wise Co VA d 6 Jun 1958; buried Lawson Evans Cemetery, Bull Run, Wise Co VA; m. 21 Aug 1884 to James Lawson b 13 Jul 1863 Wise Co VA d 7 Feb 1928; buried Lawson Evans Cemetery, Bull Run, Wise Co VA; s/o Henry D Lawson and Susannah E Bond. Children of James Lawson and Nancy V Margaret Nannie Burton;

i. Mary Ellen Lawson b 30 May 1886 Wise Co VA d 10 May 1968; m. 17 Dec 1917 to John Henry Carbaugh b 11 Sept 1881 d 11 Sept 1937 s/o William Carbaugh and Elizabeth Gregory.

ii. Samuel Patton Lawson b 4 Sept 1890 Wise Co VA d 22 Oct 1968; m. (1) to Ella Hobbs. Samuel Patton Lawson m. 23 Dec 1932 to Lora Valice Lawson b 8 Sept 1906 Wise Co VA d 5 Apr 1952; d/o Melvin G Buster Lawson and Lucy Matilda Hillman.

iii. Julia Lawson b 20 May 1894 Wise Co VA d 14 Oct 1974; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; m. 20 Dec 1922 to William Will Clay b 2 Feb 1890 d 20 Feb 1981; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Coeburn, Wise Co VA; s/o Elbert Squire Clay and Eliza J McReynolds.

iv. Ora Johnson Fred Lawson b 16 Jun 1897 Wise Co VA d 3 Sept 1980; buried Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, Russell Co VA; m. Sarah Helen Davidson b 1897 Scott Co VA d 1987; buried Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, Russell Co VA.

v. Dixie Margaret Lawson b 6 May 1901 Wise Co VA d 6 Feb 1997

vi. George Homer Lawson b 8 Jul 1908 Wise Co VA d 4 Jul 1944; buried Lawson Evans Cemetery, Bull Run, Wise Co VA

vii. Ollie M Lawson b 11 Sept 1911 Wise Co VA


1860 Wise Co VA Census
3 14 14 Burton, John 39 M Farmer VA
4 14 14 Burton, Louisa (Osborne) 30 F Housekeeper VA
5 14 14 Burton, Julian 9 F VA
6 14 14 Burton, Mary J 6 F VA
7 14 14 Burton, Johnson C 4 M VA
8 14 14 Burton, Elizabeth 1 F VA


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