William Alexander Barron

12 October 1848–17 January 1925 (Age 76)
Spring Creek, Gillespie, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of William Alexander

When William Alexander Barron was born on 12 October 1848, in Spring Creek, Gillespie, Texas, United States, his father, Alexander Franklin Barron, was 35 and his mother, Mary Miller, was 19. He married Florence May Lufkin on 10 October 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 17 January 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Barron
Florence May Lufkin
Marriage: 10 October 1872
Elizabeth May Barron
Martha Amanda Barron
William Charles Virgil Barron
Mary Barron
Franklin Henry Barron
Florence Emily Barron
James Clifford Barron
Eleanor "Nora" Shirley Barron
George Lufkin Barron
Ashmer Cecil Barron
Minerva Barron

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 11
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Jesus, Manuel, Francisco, Carlos, Miguel, Raul, Pedro, Ruben, Alfredo, Luis.Scottish: status name from Scots baron, which in the Highlands denoted a small proprietary landholder. In Angus it alluded specifically to a tenant of one of the small baronies attached to the Abbey of Coupar Angus. The surname was taken by Scottish migrants to Ulster. Compare Baron .Scottish: shortened form of McBarron, from Scottish Gaelic Mac a' Bharain ‘son of the baron’. See Baron and 1 above.

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

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    Short Life History of Alexander Franklin Barron and Mary Miller

    Alexander Franklin Barron of Scotch-Irish descent, and descendant of a long line of early American pioneers, was born 4 October 1813, at Elkridge, Giles Co., Tennessee, the 5th of 10 children of Alexa …

    Sources (57)

    • William Barrom in household of Alexander Barrom, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wm A Barron in entry for Ashmer Cecil Barron and Caddie M Cram, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Wm A in entry for Mary Barron, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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