Ephraim Barton

7 July 1840–6 October 1862 (Age 22)
Ribchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ephraim

When Ephraim Barton was born on 7 July 1840, in Ribchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Barton, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Kay, was 27. He died on 6 October 1862, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 22.

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William Barton
Nancy Kay
Ephraim Barton
Elizabeth Barton
Martha Barton
Mary Barton
Abraham Barton
Isaac Heber Barton
Margaret Ann Barton

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World Events (3)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 2
The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
Age 3
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (5)

  • Ephraim Burton in household of William Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ephraim Barton in household of William Barton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ephraim Barton, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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