Burton KNOLES [Parents] was born on 28 May 1803. He died on 28 Feb 1887 in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States. He was buried in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States. Burton married Nancy SCOTT on 13 Sep 1825 in Posey, Indiana, United States.
BURTON KNOLES DIED
At the residence of Joseph W. Estill, near Curtis, this county, Feb. 23d, Burton Knoles, of paralysis, aged 84 years. Mr. Knoles was born in the State of Georgia in 1803, where he resided with his parents until they moved to Gibson county in the State of Indiana at an early day. He resided in that State about forty years, when he came to Menard county some thirty-seven years ago. Deceased was married when quite young to Nancy Scott, who died about thirty-eight years ago. He left surviving a large circle of relatives. He was a devout Christian, having lived in the faith for seventy years, and for sixty years was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church. For some few years he has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Jos. W. Estill. His death was sudden, having taken sick on the 17th and died on the 23d. The funeral services were held at Lebanon church at 1 o'clock Thursday, Rev. R. D. Miller officiating.
PETERSBURG OBRSERVER - February 26, 1887
Burton Knoles, a resident of Menard county for 37 years, died of paralysis near Curtis, in that county, on the 23d, aged 84.
Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, Illinois), February 27, 1887, page 2.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 10 October 2018), memorial page for Burton Knoles (28 May 1803–28 Feb 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39624815, citing Lebanon Cemetery, Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jill Blair (contributor 47132861) .