Eliza Ann Barton

Brief Life History of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Barton was born on 15 July 1844, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Josiah Barton, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Woods, was 25. She married James Barton on 4 July 1863, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1862 and lived in Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 February 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Barton
Eliza Ann Barton
Marriage: 4 July 1863
James Bell Barton
Helena Bell Barton
Bertha Drucilla Barton
Margaret Eugenie Barton
Horace Wood Barton
Zella Eliza Barton
Ida Barton
Elizabeth Barton
Lucy Maud Barton
Alice Berenice Barton
Lester Josiah Barton

Sources (73)

  • Eliza Barton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Barton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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JAMES BELL BARTON (1865-1932) By James Barton Crapo, Grandson

James Bell Barton, the eldest son of James Barton and Elisha (Eliza) Barton was born 11 January 1865 in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah. In 1879 his family moved to Salt Lake City where his father was …

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