Elizabeth Morton

1875–1939 (Age 64)
Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Morton was born on 29 October 1875, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, her father, Allan Morton Sr., was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann McGimpsey, was 26. She married John Kelly Baxter on 18 October 1898, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Provo Bench, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Ward 3 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 30 November 1939, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Morton
John Kelly Baxter
Marriage: 18 October 1898
Elwood Morton Baxter
John Cornelius Baxter
Mary Arvilla Baxter
Allen LeRoy Baxter
Elizabeth Mae Baxter
Drucilla Florence Baxter
Grace Baxter
Bessie Baxter

Spouse & Children

18 October 1898
Utah, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) by or on a marsh or moor (mōr)’.2 Swedish: variant of Martin .3 French: contracted form of Moreton 2.

Possible Related Names

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

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History of Elizabeth Morton Baxter

Elizabeth Morton was born the 29 October 1875 in Midway, Wasatch County, Utah. She was the daughter, Allan Morton and Mary Ann McGimpsey. Her paternal grandparents were John Morton and Margaret Cunnin …

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Baxter in household of John Baxter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Morton in household of Allan Morton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Baxter in household of John Baxter, "United States Census, 1920"

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