Peter Lorenzo Barton

4 December 1886–7 September 1930 (Age 43)
Layton, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Peter Lorenzo

When Peter Lorenzo Barton was born on 4 December 1886, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Peter A Barton, was 36 and his mother, Mary Sariah King, was 31. He married Laura Ellen Stokes on 7 February 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Syracuse, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 September 1930, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Syracuse Memorial Park, Syracuse, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Lorenzo Barton
Laura Ellen Stokes
Marriage: 7 February 1912
Emmett Lorenzo Barton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1912
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 10
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 12
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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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    Sources (24)

    • Peter Lorenzo Barton in entry for Emmett Larenzo Barton, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Peter Lorenzo Barton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Peter L Barton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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