Born: 1784-09-24 South Carolina
Died: 1860-07-07 Knox County, Illinois
Burner moved to Sangamon County, Illinois, sometime before 1830 and built a house in New Salem in 1832. He left there in 1836 and moved to Knox County. In 1850, he was working as a farmer with his wife Susan and owned $500 in real estate.
Gravestone, Abingdon Cemetery, Abingdon, IL; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 201; Benjamin P. Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem (Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1934), 10, 37; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Knox County, IL, 47; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Knox County, IL, 417.