Robert Langton

Ulnes Walton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Langton was born in 1834, his father, James Langton, was 34 and his mother, Ellen Haydock, was 34. In 1852, at the age of 18, his occupation is listed as labourer.

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James Langton
Ellen Haydock
James Haydock
Aaron Langton
Mary Catherine Langton
John Langton
Seth Langton
Robert Langton

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 2
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 8
The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
Age 31
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from one or more of the many places called with Old English lang ‘long’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, such as Langton Hall in Kirkby in Ashfield (Nottinghamshire), Langton Lodge in Hendon (Middlesex), Langton (Yorkshire), East and West Langton (Leicestershire), Langton by Horncastle, Langton by Spilsby, and Langton by Wragby (all in Lincolnshire), and Lanton (Northumb). Compare Lankton , Lanton , and Longton .

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

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Story Highlight

Langton, Mary Catherine, A BIOGRAPHY OF MARY CATHERINE LANGTON GIBBS, written by Robert Smith Haws, a great grandson.

A BIOGRAPHY OF MARY CATHERINE LANGTON GIBBS by Robert Smith Haws, a great grandson. The boom and bust days of 1837 were also critical for members of the Church in Kirtland. Ohio. The spirit of specu …

Sources (8)

  • Robert Langton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Robert Langton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Newpaper Article: "Know Utah," Salt Lake Telegram; 31 October 1928; page 10

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