Elizabeth Barton

8 February 1826–4 January 1861 (Age 34)
Barnsley St Mary, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Barton was born on 8 February 1826, her father, George Barton, was 28 and her mother, Mary Walker, was 26. She married Abraham Hunt in 1852, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 4 January 1861, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hunt
1825–1884
Elizabeth Barton
1826–1861
Marriage: 1852
Harriett Selina Hunt
1855–1855
Isaac Abraham Hunt
1856–1926
Mary Ann Hunt
1860–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1852Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 10
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Barwick

    Sources (15)

    • Eliza Barton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Eliza Hunt in household of Abram Hunt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Barthon in entry for Isaac A Hunt and Mary I Hart, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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