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View Tree for John F. BrittonJohn F. Britton (b. 15 Mar 1860, d. 28 Mar 1926)

John F. Britton (son of Francis Britton and Mary Ellen Cherry)9 was born 15 Mar 1860 in Jefferson Twp.,Lee,IA9, and died 28 Mar 1926 in Fort Madison,Lee,IA9. He married Bertha Wilsey on 11 Aug 1886 in New Boston,Lee,IA, daughter of John Warren Wilsey and Nancy D. Cotton.

 Includes NotesNotes for John F. Britton:
Evening Democrat:
John F. Britton, the son of Francis and Mary Ellen Britton, was born in Jefferson Twp.,m Lee co., IA. on March 15, 1860, and died Sunday March 27, 1926 at 2 pm of pneumonia. He married Miss Bertha L. Wilsey of New Boston,IA. They had the following children:
Byron G. of Webster Grove, MO; George E. of Fort Madison,IA; Mrs. E.F. Wilson of Fort Madison,IA; Mrs. J.R. Kemp of Fort Madison,IA; John D. Britton of Knoxville,IA.
He was a member of the Baptist Church. He is also survived by 3 brothers: Albert A. Britton of Taylor, NE; Charles Britton of Taylor, NE; Robert Brritton of Fort Madison,IA; His wife died Feb 12, 1924. Funeral Tuesday. Buried Elmwood Cemetery.
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Census history for John Britton & Bertha Wilsey

1880 Iowa Lee Charleston Dist 11 26 of 27
w/ brother George Wilsey, father John Wilsey, John & William Glassford--same household
Wilsey Bertha w f 16 sister IA IND OH

1885 state census Iowa Lee Charleston pg 72 201/206
w/ brother George Wilsey
Wilsey, Burta 20 single

1895 state census Iowa Lee Fort madison 5th ward Montrose twp pg 719 448/461
John F. Britton 34 Lee Boiler maker Bapt
Bertha 31 Lee K.H. Bapt
Byron 7 Neb
Geo 4 Lee
Nannie 2 Lee
John 1 Lee

1900 Iowa Lee Madison twp pg 243b 3001 4486/490
Britton John Head Mr 1860 40 m14 yrs IA IA OH Day Laborer
Bertha wife Oct 1863 36 m14 7/6 IA IND OH
Byron son Aug 1886 13 NEB IA IA at school
George son May 1889 11 IA IA IA at school
Nannie dau Mar 1891 9 IA IA IA
John D son Nov 1893 6 IA IA IA (Dave)
Roy son May 1897 3 IA IA IA
Bell dau Feb 1900 3/12 IA IA IA

1910 Iowa Lee Madison 5th Ward Dist 84 3005 29/49
Britton John J. 50 m 24 yrs IA VA OH Boilermaker Railroad
Bertha L. 47 m1 24 9/5 IA NY OH
Byron J. 23 NE IA IA dentist
George E. 20 IA IA IA Brakeman Railroad
Nanny E. 19 IA IA IA' teacher district school
John David 16 IA IA IA
Virginia O 8 IA IA IA

1915 state census Iowa Lee Fort Madison 3025 California St #990---
John F. Britton 55 boiler keeper yearly earning:1000.00 IA Meth OH OH 10th grade
Bertha Britton 53 8th grade IA Bapt NY OH
Dave Britton 21 Machine Operator 800.00 wages 12 grade IA IA IA
Virginia Britton 13 7th grade IA IA IA
Bertha Wilsey 53

1920 Iowa Lee Madison Twp 6th ward 3005 203/225
Britton John 59 IA IRELAND OHIO boilermaker Railway
Bertha 57 IA NY OH
Virginia dau 18 IA IA IA

More About John F. Britton:
Fact 3: worked; Santa Fe RR.9
Fact 4: Baptist.9
Resided: 1886, marriage; Book 6, pg. 198 Ft. madison,IA.9
Stone: resided; 3005 ave K, Ft. madison,IA.9

More About John F. Britton and Bertha Wilsey:
Marriage: 11 Aug 1886, New Boston,Lee,IA.

Children of John F. Britton and Bertha Wilsey are:
  1. +Byron Glassford Britton, b. Aug 1886, NE9, d. 15 Jun 1948, Keokuk,Lee,IA9.
  2. +George Elliot Britton, b. 24 May 1889, Keokuk,Lee,IA9, d. 11 Aug 1952, Fort Madison,Lee,IA9.
  3. Nancy Erema Britton, b. 27 Mar 1891, Fort Madison,Lee,IA9, d. 31 Oct 1956, Chicago,Cook,IL9.
  4. Bell Britton, b. 28 Feb 1900, Fort Madison,Lee,IA9, d. 20 Jul 1900, Fort Madison,Lee,IA9.
  5. Virginia Britton, b. 07 Jul 1901, Madison Twp,Lee,IA9, d. date unknown.
  6. John David Britton, b. 16 Nov 18929, d. 29 Jun 1963, Knoxville, Marion, IA9.
  7. Roy D. Britton, b. 08 May 18979, d. 18 Aug 1905, Fort Madison, Lee, IA.
  8. boy Britton, b. 02 Apr 19069, d. date unknown.
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