- Birth Date
- 18 March 1848
- Death Date
- 3 March 1881
Evidence from emigration and church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records proves the Barton family traveled to Utah in 1863.
Birth and death dates are confirmed by his burial record and Find A Grave website.
A newspaper clipping in John's "memories" section of Family Tree says that he died in a coal mine explosion at Almy, Wyoming.
- Age at Departure: 15
- 1870 Utah Census, Davis County.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- General Tithing Office, Tithing reports, 1855-1887.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.