Burton was born 1843 in Pennsylvania, United States to David A. Tharp and Phebe . He married Amanda C. Bender .
|Offspring of Burton and Amanda C. Bender|
|Edwin L. Thorpe (1886-1952)||May 1886 Auburn, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States||1952 Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States|| Leona Young (1887-aft1969)|
|Anna May Thorp (1876-1941)|| |
|Phoebe Thorp|| |
|Ida Thorp|| |