Tuesday, July 24, 2012


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JUDGE BURTON L. KINGSBURY was born in Bradford County, Pa., in 1832, and lived in his native State until he removed to Kansas in 1857. He was married in Burlington, Coffey Co., Kan., in July, 1860, to Miss Lucy A. Vince, a native of Ohio, and a daughter of A. H. Vince, one of the first settlers of Kansas. Mr. Kingsbury has five children -- Edward, Lizzie, Lucy, George and Emil. He has been Probate Judge of Coffey County for seven years and has been a member of the State Legislature of Kansas and Regent of the Agricultural College for five years and has been County Clerk of Coffey Count and Clerk of the District Court. Mr. Kingsbury is a member of the Masonic society and of the Episcopal Church.
Birth September 1822, death July24, 1904, buried Graceland Cemetery, Burlington, Coffey County, Kansas.

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