John Buxton

23 March 1843–3 February 1924 (Age 80)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Buxton was born on 23 March 1843, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Buxton, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Carnall, was 23. He married Mary Anner Pond on 12 March 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Smithfield Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Bates, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 3 February 1924, in Driggs, Teton, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bates Cemetery, Teton, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Buxton
Mary Anner Pond
Marriage: 12 March 1865
John Alfred Buxton
Mary Elizabeth Buxton
Thaddeus Buxton
Joseph Buxton
Laura Abigail Buxton
William Carnall Buxton
Sarah Buxton
Lewis Sumner Buxton
Stillman Buxton
Edgar Buxton
Florence Buxton
Verlie Buxton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 20
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from Buxton in Derbyshire, which in Middle English was called Buchestanes, Bucstones (i.e. ‘bowing stones’, from Middle English b(o)ugen, Old English būgan ‘to bow’ + stanes ‘stones’). It is probably named for logan stones in the vicinity. (Logan stones are boulders so poised that they rock at a touch.)less commonly, a habitational name from Buxton in Norfolk, which is named with the genitive case of the Old English personal name Bucc (see Buck 1) + Old English tūn ‘settlement, enclosure’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    John and Mary Anner Buxton

     Life Sketch of John & Mary Anner Buxton By Rhoda Bowen John Buxton, a retired farmer who lived in Driggs, Idaho, was born in Sheffield, England, 23 …

    Sources (47)

    • John Buxton in entry for Edgar Buxton, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • John Buxton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • John Buxton in entry for Mary Elizabeth Toolson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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