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Jonathan Burt (abt. 1671 - abt. 1745)

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Jonathan Burt
Born about in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 2 Jun 1696 [location unknown]
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Died about in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
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Jonathon was born about 1671. He passed away about 1745.


Jonathan Burt was born on 5 September 1671 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts to David Burt and Mary Holten as the eighth of thirteen children.


All children born in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  1. David Burt, 1st of this name in the family, born 30 July 1656. He was run over by his father's cart and killed on 30 August 1660 in Northampton.
  2. Jonathan Burt born 1 May 1658. He died on 15 April 1662.
  3. Henry Burt born 20 August 1660. He married 1) Elizabeth Alvord on 12 December 1684 and 2) Hannah Denslow on 9 December 1687 and 3) Mary Unknown in 1690. He died on 26 September 1735 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  4. Mary Burt, first of this name in the family, born 18 March 1663. She died on 3 November 1666 in Northampton.
  5. Sarah Burt born 2 May 1665. She married Robert Porter on 21 May 1688 in Northampton, Massachusetts. Sarah died on 14 May 1689 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  6. Hannah Burt born 2 September 1667. She died 3 May 1689, unmarried.
  7. David Burt Jr. born 25 August 1669. He was captured by Indians on 8 February 1690. Death date and place unknown.
  8. Joseph Burt born 26 September 1673. He married Sarah Cowles on 16 April 1702. Joseph died on 13 January 1759.
  9. Mary Burt born before her baptism date of 3 May 1676. She married 1) Dr. Thomas Hastings on 14 February 1706 and 2) Samuel Belden on 7 May 1713.
  10. Ruth Burt born April 1677. She married Nehemiah Allen Jr. on 16 December 1710. Ruth died in March 1746.
  11. Benjamin Burt born 17 November 1680. He married Sarah Belden on 9 October 1702 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts. Benjamin died on 20 May 1759 in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut.
  12. John Burt born 29 April 1682. He died while on a war party with Capt. Benjamin Wright in May 1709.


Jonathan married Mindwell Taylor (about 1677-died 6 November 1761 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts), daughter of Capt. John Taylor, on 2 June 1696 in New England.

Children of the Burt-Taylor Marriage

Children born in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
  1. Jonathan Burt Jr. born July 1697. He died unmarried on 3 December 1786.
  2. Eleazar Burt, first of this name in the family, born 30 january 1699. He died on 14 January 1704.
  3. Mindwell Burt born 22 November 1700. She married Josiah King in 1724.
  4. Lydia Burt born after 1701. She married Azariah Beach in 1730.
  5. Eleazar Burt born 29 December 1717. He married Abigail Baker on 3 June 1762. He died on 28 February 1787 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA.


Jonathan died on 15 October 1745 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts at the age of 74 on the paternal homestead.


  • Therese Schmidt, Information is taken from Taylor Family tree compiled by Coreen Traverzo, circa 2010 and Taylor Families 1592-1993, Roderic Alan Davis, 2nd compiler on, 14 March 2005. Information has not been verified with primary sources at this point.


  • Burt, Henry Martyn & Burt, Silas Wright. Early Days in New England: Life and Times of Henry Burt of Springfield (C. W. Bryan Company, printers, 1893). David Burt begins on page 161, Jonathan on 182, 285.
  • Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Birth of Jonathan.
  • Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Marriage.


  1. Darlene Scott Kerr created Burt-2085 on 30 January 2016, added bio and sources.

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Burt-2085 and Burt-822 appear to represent the same person because: same name, dates, wife
posted by Sue Hall

Jonathan is 16 degrees from Greg Clarke, 8 degrees from George Hull and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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