John Hunter Barton was born in Parowan, Iron County, Utah,
the fifth child of William and Ester West Barton. Joseph Alan Barton was born
in Lebanon, Illinois, 1848 - 1895); William Penn Barton (1853-1853), Daniel King
Barton (1854-1917), and Esther Jane Barton (1854-?) were born in Parowan, Iron
County, Utah; Stephen Rollins Barton (1860 - 1944) was born in Minersville, Beaver
County, Utah; Phillip Jackson Barton (1864-1947), Stonewall Barton (1864 - Stillborn),
and Hugh Jones Barton (1868 - 1946) were born in Beaver City, Beaver County, Utah.
He married Eliza Jane Morgan on October 27, 1878 in Greenville, Beaver County, Utah.
Eliza Jane Morgan was born in Paragonah, Iron County, Utah on April 8, 1861. She was
the fifth child of David and Jane Lewis Morgan.
They had seven children, Eva Jane Barton (1879 - 1960), Ray Hunter Barton (1881 - 1957),
John Penn Barton (1883 - 1975), David Chesley Barton (1885 - 1967), Nina Ester Barton
(1887 - 1974), Ezra Cooper Barton (1894 - 1959) born in Greenville, Beaver County, Utah
and Kenneth Asa Barton (1899 - 1992) born in Beaver City, Beaver County, Utah.
John Hunter Barton served as Sheriff of Beaver County for a number of years beginning
prior to 1900 and ending an unknown number of years after 1900 according to his son Kenneth
Asa Barton and the 1900 US Census.
John Hunter Barton died in Beaver City, Beaver County, on December 16, 1934 at the age of 76.