Thomas Gilbert Barton

Brief Life History of Thomas Gilbert

When Thomas Gilbert Barton was born on 25 April 1899, in Paragonah, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Wesley Barton, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Ann Owens, was 28. He married Alice Velma Holyoak on 15 July 1929, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 21 September 1976, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Parowan Cemetery, Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Gilbert Barton
Alice Velma Holyoak
Marriage: 15 July 1929
Reya Margaret Barton

Sources (30)

  • Thomas G Barton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thomas Gilbert Barton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
  • Thomas Gilbert Barton, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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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