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Peter Barton

March 22, 1845–November 28, 1912

Born at St. Helens, Lancashire, England; son of Elizabeth Beesley and John Barton. Died at Salt Lake City; buried at Kaysville, Davis County, Utah. 1 (See Document 4.3)


  1. [1] Church of England, Parish Church of Pemberton (Lancashire), “Parish registers for Pemberton, 1832–1901,” p. 101, Peter Barton; from Wigan Record Office, Leigh, Greater Manchester, England; images, FHL microfilm 1885635, FHL. Andrew Jenson, Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia (Salt Lake City: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901), 1:463–464. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed July 2015), Peter Barton KWNN-P1P. “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (, accessed July 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 1445/635 (1912), Peter Barton.