Sarah Flint

15 May 1844–16 April 1887 (Age 42)
Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Flint was born on 15 May 1844, in Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Flint Sr., was 29 and her mother, Mary Spencer, was 30. She married John Barton Jr. on 25 December 1863, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 16 April 1887, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Barton Jr.
Sarah Flint
Marriage: 25 December 1863
John Flint Barton
Clara Ellen Barton
Walter Herbert Barton
George Ernest Barton
Annie Barton
Vina Barton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1863Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: topographic name for someone who lived near a significant outcrop of flint (from Old and Middle English, Low German flint), or a nickname for a hard-hearted or physically tough individual, metaphorically as hard as flint.Welsh: habitational name from Flint in Clwyd, which gave its name to the old county of Flintshire.Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Flinte ‘shotgun’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Early Religious Life in England

    While it is a popular story told within the family, it is good to take note that there is very little, if any, corroborating evidence that Robert Flint and his family were baptized with the United Bre …

    Sources (20)

    • Sarah Flint, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Sarah Barton in household of John Barton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah Flint in entry for George Ernest Barton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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