John Taylor Barrett

Brief Life History of John Taylor

When John Taylor Barrett was born on 17 February 1879, in Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Riley Barrett, was 37 and his mother, Charlotte Varshti Herron, was 33. He married Louise Matilda Caroline Dahl on 26 May 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 1, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 14 July 1963, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor Barrett
1879–1963
Louise Matilda Caroline Dahl
1878–1924
Marriage: 26 May 1909
Ellen Perlease Barrett
1912–2005
Charlotte Louise Barrett
1912–2007
Taylor John Barrett
1913–1969
LeGrande Dahl Barrett
1915–1948
Marian Darlene Barrett
1918–1998
Soren Alexander Barrett
1919–2008
Theodore James Barrett
1922–2016
Louis Carl Barrett
1924–2017

Sources (55)

  • John T Barrett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Taylor Barrett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • John Taylor Barrett, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): probably a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French barat, Middle English bar(r)at, bar(r)et(te) ‘trouble, distress’, later ‘deception, fraud; contention, strife’. Through Norman settlement it also became common in Ireland, where it was Gaelicized as Baróid (Munster) and Baréid (Connacht).

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

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John Taylor Barrett (Told by son, Theodore J. Barrett, with quotes by John T. Barrett)

John Taylor Barrett B. 17 Feb, 1879, Nashville, Lebanon Tennessee D. 14 July, 1963, Salt Lake City, Utah (Told by son, Theodore J. Barrett, with quotes by John T. Barrett) “My earliest recollec …

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