Biographical Sketch of Jonathan Burt
Jonathan Burt, a descendant of William Matthews Burt, and the founder of the family at present under consideration, was born in county Berks, England, August 25, 1768 and died in Brattleboro, Vermont. For the greater part of his life, he was an English sea-captain. He married Bathsheba , who was born August 10, 1773. Children: Erastus, born January 7, 1795; Ebenezer, born August 23, 1796; David W., born July 31, 1800; Susanna, born April 7, 1802; Jonathan, referred to below; Hollis, born March 24, 1809; Abigail, born March 14, 1815.