Raymond Alexander Burton


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Sarah Catherine Soper

Raymond Alexander Burton

  • Born: 18 Sep 1896, Attleboro Falls, Massachusetts
  • Marriage: Sarah Catherine Soper in 1923 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts
  • Died: 20 Apr 1992, North Attleboro, Massachusetts at age 95

bullet  General Notes:

Lived in Attleboro in 1940, wife and just one child, Barbara, age 13. Both he and wife worked in jewelry industry like just about everyone on the page. He was a "bench hd" and she was an assembler. They lived in the same place, not same house, in 1935.

Full name and date and place of birth on WW II draft registration card.

Date of death - death index.

He put in a claim for social security in 1962.

1930 census says his parents were both born in Canada, French Canadians, and he was a inspector in a jewelry factory. In addition to his wife and Barbara, there is an 8 year old boy, Donald Chapman. He is described as a boarder.
Sarah born Massachusetts, father born New York, mother born Rhode Island.

In 1920 census it says he's a bench hand in a jewelry shop. He is 23, living in the house of his parents, who were both born in Canada, French Canadian.

Alexander Burton 54
Sarah Burton 51
Cora 28
Raymond 23
Edna 21
Rosa 17
Gladys 10

The whole family works in the jewelry shop, except the mother and the 10 year old.


Raymond married Sarah Catherine Soper, daughter of Thomas H. Soper and Mary J Degnan, in 1923 in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts. (Sarah Catherine Soper was born about 1901 in Massachusetts.)

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