Peter Barton

21 March 1845–28 November 1912 (Age 67)
St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Barton was born on 21 March 1845, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Barton, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Bell, was 30. He married Ellen Ann Beazer on 24 December 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Layton Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 28 November 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Barton
Ellen Ann Beazer
Marriage: 24 December 1870
Oscar Charles Barton
Laura Marie Barton
Nellie Hannah Barton
Lillie Barton
Peter Herbert Barton
Elizabeth Bell Barton
Albert Beazer Barton
Clara Eunice Barton
Dora Beatrice Barton
Bertha Luella Barton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 5
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    A Day in the Life of the Pioneer Stake High Priests: September 4, 1910

    The meeting began at 10 in the morning at the stake hall. The High Priests of Pioneer Stake were getting together for their usual monthly meeting, their proceedings known through the brief minutes j …

    Sources (60)

    • Peter Barton, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Peter Barton in entry for Heber William Perry and Clara Eunice Barton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Peter Barton in entry for Ellen Ann Barton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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