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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sena Shultz Barton Obituary

Mrs. Sena Barton Utah Pioneer Dies

Mrs. Sena Schultz Barton, a pioneer resident of Salt Lake, died Friday morning at the house of her daughter, Mrs. Orvin Morris, 151 Fourth avenue, of infirmities incident to old age.

Mrs. Barton was the widow of George Barton and was born in Denmark January 24, 1847. She came to Utah in 1857 and had resided here since. Of late years she had been a member of the Thirtieth ward where she was an active Church worker and a faithful and devoted Latter-day Saint.

She is survived by one son and three daughters, George D. Barton, Mrs. Clara A. Busby and Mrs. Orvin Morris of Salt Lake, and Mrs. Alice Teasdale of Oakhurst, Calif.; also by nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. The funeral will be announced later.

(Deseret News, Friday, 20 July 1928, p. 10; FHL film # 027,061)


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