David Burton Ballantyne

23 September 1891–14 February 1959 (Age 67)
Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of David Burton

When David Burton Ballantyne was born on 23 September 1891, in Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, his father, Zechariah Ballantyne, was 34 and his mother, Rachel B Burton, was 26. He married Laura Robinson on 5 October 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Menan, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 14 February 1959, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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David Burton Ballantyne
Laura Robinson
Marriage: 5 October 1921
Marion Vilate Ballantyne
David Robinson Ballantyne
Wayne Robinson Ballantyne
Laurence Darrell Ballantyne
Ronald Verle Ballantyne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1921Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens
    Age 7
    The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
    1909 · A Summer Capitol
    Age 18
    Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Ballentine .

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

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    Sources (27)

    • David B Ballantyne, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • David Burton Ballantyne, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • David Ballantyne in entry for Willard Burton Ballantyne, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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