Burton family collection
Charles Monroe Burton (1853-1932) attended the University of Michigan. On December 25, 1872, Burton married Harriet Jane Nye (1854-1896). The couple lived in Detroit, Michigan, with their eight children: Mary, Charles Ward, Clarence Henry, Fred, Louis Edward, Frank, Ralph, and Harriet. Frank Burton (b. July 24, 1886) became an engineer and served as a captain in the United States Army Signal Corps during the First World War. He worked in Detroit, Michigan, after the war. Louis Burton became a vice president of the Burton Abstract & Title Company, also in Detroit.