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Christopher Layton



Birth8 March 1822Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Christopher Layton (1821-1898), memorial #17983188.

    Utah Military Records Section of State Archives, Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Archives, 1966), database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States; Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 485489.

    Utah, Cemetery Abstracts (: FamilySearch, 13 February 2020), database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Davis County, Utah, United States, p. 102, lot 14; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Genealogical Department, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 874342.

    Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951, database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, report 3, number 49; Davis County. County Clerk, Davis County, Utah; FHL microfilm 484601.

Death7 August 1898Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Christopher Layton (1821-1898), memorial #17983188.

    Utah Military Records Section of State Archives, Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Archives, 1966), database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States; Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 485489.

    Utah, Cemetery Abstracts (: FamilySearch, 13 February 2020), database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Davis County, Utah, United States, p. 102, lot 14; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Genealogical Department, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 874342.

    Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951, database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, report 3, number 49; Davis County. County Clerk, Davis County, Utah; FHL microfilm 484601.

Burial13 August 1898Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Pvt Christopher Layton (1821-1898), memorial #17983188.

    Utah Military Records Section of State Archives, Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Archives, 1966), database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States; Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 485489.

    Utah, Cemetery Abstracts (: FamilySearch, 13 February 2020), database with images, FamilySearch, Christopher Layton, 7 August 1898; citing Davis County, Utah, United States, p. 102, lot 14; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Genealogical Department, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL microfilm 874342.

FatherSamuel Leighton
MotherIsabella Wheeler

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   • Mary Matthews
Married20 July 1842Thorncote, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Mary Matthew, ID: LC7H-9W9 and 9KMW-3TP.

          Children:
               William Mathews Layton
               Elizabeth Matthews Layton


   • Martha Lord Otterson
Married20 May 1849San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Martha Lord Otterson, ID: LC7H-9W9 and L8KH-Z4R.


   • Sarah Martin
Married3 May 1850Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Sarah Martin, ID: LC7H-9W9 and KWJW-11Q.

          Children:
               William Layton
               Christopher Lorenzo Layton
                Layton
                Layton
               Martin Layton
               Eliza Ann Layton
               Erastus Layton
               Emma Jane Layton
               Charles Martin Layton Sr


   • Sarah Ellen Barnes
Married26 September 1852Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Sarah Ellen Barnes, ID: LC7H-9W9 and KWJW-1K2.

          Children:
               David Edwin Layton
               Hyrum Layton
               Mary Ann Layton
               Ezra William Layton
               Annie Barnes Layton
               Sarah Elizabeth Layton


   • Isabella Golightly
Married17 December 1854Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Isabella Golightly, ID: LC7H-9W9 and KWJC-2GB.

          Children:
               Jacob Elonzo Layton
               John Henry Layton
               Richard Golightly Layton
               Rachel Golightly Layton
               Samuel Golightly Layton
               Lucy Isabell Layton
               Jane Golightly Layton


   • Caroline Cooper
Married12 April 1856Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Caroline Cooper, ID: LC7H-9W9 and KWNY-SX7.

          Children:
               Selena Layton
               Martha Alice Layton
               Caroline Layton
               Unknown
               James Albert Layton
               Heber C Layton
               Joseph Christopher Layton
               Frank Gunnell Layton
               Fredrick C. "Fred" Layton
               Chauncey West Layton
               Horace Layton
               Benjamin Layton


   • Rosa Ann Hudson
Married21 August 1862Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Rosa Ann Hudson, ID: LC7H-9W9 and KWNX-112.

          Children:
               Albert Thomas Layton
               George Willard Layton
               Heber Chase Layton
               Ernest Layton
               Isaac Clarence Layton
               Mary Isabelle "Belle" Layton
               Jeanetta Layton
               Rozina Layton
               Olive Hudson Layton


   • Hannah Maria Septima Sims
Married7 January 1865Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Hannah Maria Septima Sims, ID: LC7H-9W9 and KWJW-M6L.

          Children:
               Amy Caroline Layton
               Priscilla May Layton
               Drucilla Grace Layton
               Oscar George Layton
               Harry Wilford Layton
               Franklin Sims Layton
               Jesse Monroe Layton


   • Mary Jane Roberts
Married31 May 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Mary Jane Roberts, ID: LC7H-9W9 and K2HZ-KC2.

          Children:
               Harriet Ann Layton
               Jennie Mary Layton
               Florence Layton
               Eloise (Roberts) Layton
               Levi Brigham Layton
               Phebe Layton


   • Elizabeth Hannah Williams
Married15 August 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for Christopher Layton and Elizabeth Hannah Williams, ID: LC7H-9W9 and KWZ6-7LW.

          Children:
               Lawrence Williams Layton
               Elizabeth Williams "Eliza" Layton
               Lottie Williams Layton
               Leslie Williams Layton
               Lillian Williams Layton
               Luella Williams Layton
               Priscilla Williams Layton
               Minnie Williams Layton
               Gilbert William Layton
               Wilmyrth Williams Layton


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• 1844Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
• 1860Davis County, Utah Territory, United States
• 1870Kaysville, Davis, Utah Territory, United States

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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pioneer Data," database, part of "Church History Biographical Database" (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

       Departure1 Jun 1852
       Arrival3 Sept 1852

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