John Thomas Axton

Male28 July 1870–20 July 1934

Brief Life History of John Thomas

When John Thomas Axton was born on 28 July 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, 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, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey, United States in 1919 and United States in 1934. 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

Sources (29)

  • John T Asciton in household of John Asciton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John T. Axton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • JOHN T. AXTON, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1891Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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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


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

    (Buckinghamshire): possibly a variant of Axtell , or alternatively a habitational name from a metathesized form of a placename such as Ashton in Bainton, Northamptonshire, which is recorded as Axton in 1253.

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

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