James Bryon Barton

Brief Life History of James Bryon

When James Bryon Barton was born on 26 April 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, James Bell Barton, was 23 and his mother, Cecily Coulam, was 22. He married Annie Doremus Richards on 7 September 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in World in 1935 and Election Precinct 18 Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 8 November 1952, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Bryon Barton
Annie Doremus Richards
Marriage: 7 September 1916
James Richards Barton
Louise Barton
Sarah Joy Barton
Willard Bryon Barton
Joseph Henry Barton

Sources (47)

  • James Bryon Barton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Bryon Barton - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: James Bryon Barton
  • Jas. Bryon Barton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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Weber comes from John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university opened for students on January 7, 1889. By the late 1920's, the college was in financial difficulty and the Utah Legislature passed a law allowing the purchase of both Weber College and Snow College from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1954 the college moved from downtown Ogden the southeast bench area of the city where it resides currently.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1905 · The Movie Theater

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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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Missionaries Arriving See Honolulu Harbor on 19 June 1912, photo and description by Morley Jones

This picture was taken by Morley Jones as he arrived in the Honolulu Harbor on Wednesday, June 19 (1912). The other missionaries accompanying him are given in the mission history: Elder Bryan H. Stri …

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