John Thomas Axton

28 July 1870–20 July 1934 (Age 63)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Axton was born on 28 July 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, his father, John Thomas Axton, was 24 and his mother, Matilda Loretta Webb, was 20. He married Jane Bean on 28 August 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in North Sheridan, Sheridan, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1902. He died on 20 July 1934, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Axton
Jane Bean
Marriage: 28 August 1891
John Thomas Axton
Matilda Fannie Axton
Anna Loretta Axton
Lily Jane Axton

Spouse and Children

28 August 1891
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1874 · Secrete Service Headquarters

Age 4

The Secrete Service Headquarters had been in NYC for four years. Finally in 1874, it returns to Washington D.C.
1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

Age 17

June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Axton in Kent, named from the Old English personal name Acca + Old English stān ‘stone’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John T Asciton in household of John Asciton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John T Axton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John T Axton, "United States Census, 1910"

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