John Oscar Barton

Male29 October 1847–9 February 1932

Brief Life History of John Oscar

When John Oscar Barton was born on 29 October 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, John Barton, was 39 and his mother, Susannah Wilkinson, was 33. He married Emeline Seely on 20 October 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 9 February 1932, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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John Oscar Barton
Emeline Seely
Marriage: 20 October 1868
William Oscar Barton
John Clarence Barton
Elizabeth Emeline Barton
Mary Susanne Barton
Zada Mary Barton
Bruce Lafayette Barton
Carrie Cleo Barton

Sources (28)

  • John Oscar Barton, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Oscar Barton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Jno O Barton in household of Jno Barton, "United States Census, 1860"

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  • Marriage
    20 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Davis, Utah, United States

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 10

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 23

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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