Christopher Beilby Heaton

17 May 1852–12 November 1895 (Age 43)
Wilsden, Yorkshire, England

The Life Summary of Christopher Beilby

When Christopher Beilby Heaton was born on 17 May 1852, in Wilsden, Yorkshire, England, his father, William Heaton, was 25 and his mother, Esther Beilby, was 21. He married Margaret Ann Esplin on 19 October 1874, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Moccasin, Mohave, Arizona, United States in 1888 and Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1891. In 1880, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as farm worker in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States. He died on 12 November 1895, in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 43, and was buried in Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Beilby Heaton
Christena Maria Allen
Marriage: 4 September 1876
Esther Heaton
Joseph William Heaton
Margret Heaton
Maria Heaton
Frances Allen Heaton
Christena Allen Heaton
Christopher Alvin Heaton
Fred Allen Heaton
Wilford Allen Heaton
Elizabeth Allen Heaton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 September 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Santa Anna returns to Mexico and becomes president. Sells additional territory to United States under Gadsden Purchase.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 2
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 12
    Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph's reign as Maximilian I begins. He confirms Reform Laws, except for those that refer to indigenous communities.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hēah ‘high’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’: Heaton (Yorkshire, Northumberland); Heaton Norris, Heaton under Horwich, Heaton with Oxcliffe, Great Heaton, Little Heaton (all Lancashire); Capheaton, Kirkheaton (Northumberland); Cleckheaton, Hanging Heaton, Kirkheaton (Yorkshire). This surname was taken to Ireland in the mid 17th century, and within Ireland is now mainly found in Ulster.

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

    Story Highlight

    The Story of Moccasin, Arizona

    THE STORY OF MOCCASIN An Indian wandering his way over the hills, down the canyon and through the valleys, stopped at a bubbling spring, was refreshed by its clear water, and left his moccasined foot …

    Sources (44)

    • Christopher Henton in household of William Henton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Christopher Heaton in entry for John Henry Barker and Christina Selina Heaton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Christopher B Heaton in entry for Elizabeth Allen Foote, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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