John J Langton

14 November 1885–
Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John J

When John J Langton was born on 14 November 1885, in Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Ralph Langton, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ann Alice Nixon, was 28. He married Edith S Whitehead on 23 November 1907, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Livesey, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years.

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John J Langton
Edith S Whitehead
Marriage: 23 November 1907
Marion Langton

Spouse and Children

23 November 1907
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


    Marion Langton


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 16

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places so called from Old English lang ‘long’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. (Langton in County Durham, however, has the same etymology as Langdon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Langton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Langton in household of Ralph Langton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John J Langton, "United States Census, 1920"

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