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 Beth Barton

Beth Barton

Frisco, Beaver County, Utah, USA
Death 23 Jan 1951 (aged 31)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 59476 · View Source
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Autopsy Considered

An autopsy was being considered Tuesday to determine cause of death of Beth Barton. 32, 306 E. 3rd South. The woman was pronounced dead on arrival at Salt Lake General hospital where she was taken after falling while alighting from a taxi at the Salt Lake public library. 15 S. State Tuesday at 1:20 p.m.

THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, Wednesday, January 24, 1951

Utility Bus Strikes
S. L. Pedestrian

Beth Barton, 26, 459 W. 53rd South, suffered bruises and a possible back injury Saturday at 11:26 a. m. when she was struck by a Salt Lake City lines utility bus at 1st South and State st.

Jack A. Woodbury, 26, 231 Concord st., driver of the bus, told police accident investigators that he was just starting up after letting out passengers at State st. when the woman darted into his path. Miss Barton was taken by police ambulance to L D S hospital.



MURRAY—Funeral services for Beth Barton, 31, 450 W. 5300 South, will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. in Murray Second ward chapel. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 5050 S. 2nd West, by Heber Marlon Day, bishop.

Miss Barton, an active member of her ward, died Tuesday about 1:50 p.m.

Friends may call at 4760 S. State Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to time of services. Burial will be in Murray City cemetery.

She was born July 7, 1919, in Frisco, Beaver county, a daughter of Glen and Emily Lewis Barton, and had been a Murray resident for about 20 years.

Miss Barton was graduated from Murray high school in May 1937, and was a member of Salt Lake Young Women's Christian Assn. In 1949 she was a junior Sunday school teacher in her ward.

Survivors include her parents, Murray; grandfather, Alma Barton, Murray; three brothers, Glen Lee Barton, Clearfield; Max K. Barton, Cedar City, and George Cleo Concardo, Kan.

The Salt Lake Tribune, Thursday, January 25, 1951

Preceded in death by Birth mother Hazel Jessup Barton

July 7 in the Salt Lake LDS hospital there was a farewell party for Miss Beth Barton, who has been a nurses' aid and has enlisted in the WACS. July 7 was also her birthday, and she will be in the hospital corps in the army.

The Salt Lake Tribune, July 23, 1944
(Picture of her in article above located in the picture section of the memorial.)

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Gravesite Details I found a record that she was married 04 FEB 1946 but I can not find to who
  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59476
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Beth Barton (7 Jul 1919–23 Jan 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59476, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .