Lorenzo Barton

2 September 1813–15 February 1895 (Age 81)
Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lorenzo

When Lorenzo Barton was born on 2 September 1813, in Plainfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nathan Barton, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Burroughs, was 36. He married Sarah Johnston on 18 October 1840, in Coles, Illinois, United States. He lived in Iron, Utah, United States for about 6 years and Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 February 1895, in Circleville, Piute, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Circleville, Piute, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Barton
Synthelia Guymon
Marriage: 18 January 1856
Levi Lorenzo Barton
Sarah Synthelia Barton
Emma Jane Barton
Henry Barton
Mary Melinda Barton
Lois Elzetta Barton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 7
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    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.

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    Sources (18)

    • Lorenzo Barton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lorenzo Barton, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • Lorenzo Barton in entry for Levi Lorenzo Barton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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