William Ivo Barton

Brief Life History of William Ivo

When William Ivo Barton was born on 27 January 1904, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Sylvester Aaron Barton, was 51 and his mother, Martha Allen, was 43. He married Bessie Christensen on 1 September 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 11 November 1997, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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William Ivo Barton
Bessie Christensen
Marriage: 1 September 1926
Barbara Ann Barton
Marilyn Barton

Sources (29)

  • William I Barton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William Ivo Barton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • William Ivo Barton, "Find A Grave Index"

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1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places called with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick . The name is also found in Ireland, where it has been Gaelicized as de Bartún.

Polish (Bartoń); Czech and Slovak (mainly Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Polish Bartłomiej, Czech Bartoloměj, Slovak Bartolomej, from Latin Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ). This surname is also found in Germany.

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

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