burton   Milford Aleck Burton

"Milford was born May 20, 1852 and died Feb. 11, 1936.  His first wife
was Mary Ellen Wright, daughter of James Emerson Wright. Margaret died
in Mill Springs in 1904 and Milford married a Sarah Margaret Cooper
Crow.  According to Stella (his daughter Stella Beatrice Burton Reid),
Sarah was half Indian and looked very muchlike an Indian lady. Stella told me that her dad always wore a vest and carried his watch on the gold chain.  This makes me think that the man in the photo with the vest on at the mill (picture referred to is on the Wayne County 200th Birthday Celebration site) could very well have been Milford."   Contributed by Robert E. Burton, Jr.

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