Christopher Layton

March 8, 1821–August 7, 1898

Born at Thorncote, Bedfordshire, England; son of Isabella Wheeler and Samuel Layton. Died at Kaysville, Davis County, Utah. 1 (See Document 4.13)


  1. [1] John Q. Cannon, ed., Autobiography of Christopher Layton: With an Account of His Funeral, a Personal Sketch, Etc., and Genealogical Appendix (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 291–292. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2012), Christopher Layton KWZ6-7L4 . Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, vol. 1 (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Company, 1901), 363–364. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Dec. 2015), memorial no. 17983188, Christopher Layton; Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, UT.