Thomas Britton

29 May 1858–19 April 1908 (Age 49)
Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Britton was born on 29 May 1858, in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Britton, was 33 and his mother, Maria Bird Smith, was 28. He married Isabella Parker on 25 September 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ettingshall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Castle Rock, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 19 April 1908, at the age of 49, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Britton
1858–1908
Isabella Parker
1862–1924
Marriage: 25 September 1879
Grace Mahler
1895–1988

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 1
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"
    1863
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 14
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Breton , and ethnic name for a Breton, from Old French Breton, the oblique case form of Old French Bret; compare Brittain and Brett .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Breton

    Sources (14)

    • Thomas Britton in household of Thomas Britton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • 1924 Apr 3 death of Isabella Parker Britton, wife of Thomas S. Britton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thomas Britton, "United States Census, 1900"

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