1. Shadrach Burton was born circa 1775.
General Notes: Shadrack's father was said to have come from Pennsylvania. Refer to book in courthouse in Accomac, VA...Cheryl Moir is "wondering if your Shadrack Burton is in any way connected to the Shadrack Burton of Ohio. He was born around 1770 in Delaware. He married Deborah Starr and in his old age journeyed to California for the gold rush. He struck it rich and was murdered."
1800 Census for Broad Creek Hd, Sussex, DE: Shadrach Burton, male 16-25; wife 16-25; 2 sons under 10.
1820 Census for Broad Creek Hd, Sussex, DE: Shadrich Burton, male over 45; wife over 45; son 10-16; dtr under 10.
1830 Census for Nanticoke Hd, Sussex, DE: Shadrach Burton and wife, ages 40-50.
Shadrach married Unknown.
Children from this marriage were:
+ 2 M i. John Ridgeway Burton was born in 1803 and died on Sep 13, 1842 at age 39.
+ 3 M ii. Woolsey Burton .
+ 4 F iii. Nellie Burton .