March 8, 1821|
Thorncote Green, Northill, Bedfordshire, England
|Died||August 7, 1898
Kaysville, Utah, United States
|Resting place||Kaysville City Cemetery
Christopher Layton (March 8, 1821 – August 7, 1898) was a Mormon colonizer and Patriarch who founded the cities of Kaysville, Utah, Layton, Utah, and Thatcher, Arizona. Layton, Utah is named after him.
In 1866-1867 Layton was a member of the Utah Territorial legislature.
- Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History, p. 645-646.
- Christopher Layton at Find a Grave
- McIntyre, Myron W.; Barton, Noel R., eds. (1966), Christopher Layton: Colonizer, Statesman, Leader, Kaysville, Utah: Christopher Layton Family Organization, OCLC 6945741, (description from BYU Studies).
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