Mary Ann Barton

16 August 1848–25 March 1879 (Age 30)
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Barton was born on 16 August 1848, in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Barton, was 48 and her mother, Martha Skinner, was 43. She married James Munro Gardner Pyper on 22 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in St Mary in the Marsh, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 March 1879, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Munro Gardner Pyper
Mary Ann Barton
Marriage: 22 December 1866
Mary Alice Pyper
Rose Ellen Pyper
John Barton Pyper
Clara Ann Pyper
James Thomas Pyper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    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 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 15
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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    Summary of the Charles A Harper Emigrant Company Trek 25 July 1855 - 31 October 1855

    Summary taken from the Pioneer Overland Travel History Captain Charles Harper rightly called his overland emigrant company "a mixed multitude from many nations"; it included French, English, Wels …

    Sources (23)

    • Mary A Pyper in household of James Pyper, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Ann Barton in entry for James T. Pyper, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary A Barton in household of Thos Barton, "United States Census, 1860"

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