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William (*Rev. Patriot) Barton

Male Abt 1761 - 1840  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name William (*Rev. Patriot) Barton 
    Born Abt 1761 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1840  Woodbine (Indian Creek), Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodbine (Old Helton Cem.), Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14950  Barton Database | Lineage William Barton b abt 1761 VA d 1840 KY md Mary Polly Brewer - DNA Lineage VII
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    DNA Tests  2 people have linked a DNA test to William (*Rev. Patriot) Barton 

    Father James (*Rev. Patriot) Barton,   b. 1730, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1805  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother unknown female 
    Notes 
    • That William Barton and Henry Barton are both biological sons of James Barton is a supposition and needs to be proved.
    Family ID F3513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Polly Brewer,   b. Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1833, Indian Creek, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 05 May 1808  Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Henry B. Barton,   b. 29 Apr 1809, Woodbine (Indian Creek), Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1848, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +2. John Barton,   b. Abt 1811, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1860, Parke Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     3. Susan Barton,   b. Abt 1813
    +4. James Barton,   b. 15 Oct 1815, Indian Creek, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1855, Indian Creek, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +5. Solomon Barton,   b. Abt 1816, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Laurel Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
    +6. William Barton, Jr.,   b. 1819, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1853, Parke Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     7. Elizabeth Barton,   b. 1820,   d. Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah (Sally) Barton,   b. 1821/1823, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    +9. Isaac Barton,   b. 7 Jun 1825, Indian Creek, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1908, Pittsfield, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +10. Daniel I. Barton,   b. Feb 1829, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Parke Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +11. Martha Jane Barton,   b. 8 Nov 1830, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1913  (Age 82 years)
    +12. Nancy Barton,   b. Abt 1833, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2017 17:07:57 
    Family ID F6787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Telitha (Litha) Dowis,   b. Abt 1795, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1835  Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Barton,   b. Abt 1836
     2. Catherine Barton,   b. Abt 1838
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2017 17:09:41 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 May 1808 - Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Oct 1835 - Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1840 - Woodbine (Indian Creek), Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodbine (Old Helton Cem.), Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    W. B.
    W. B.
    probably "old" William Barton

    Histories
    William Barton (~1761-1840)
    William Barton (~1761-1840)
    2005 Monograph about Revolutionary Patriot William Barton refuting some conclusions of Judge Nobel Littell in his one page article "Barton Family Notes, 1967"

  • Notes 
    • !FAMILY HISTORY research of Don PERKINS, 619 Evergreen Drive, Clarksville IN 47130. Letter in possession of Gary Barton.

      !NOTE from descendant Gary Barton "There is considerable confusion about this William Barton b. abt 1761, his nephew William Barton b. 1780 and his son William Barton b. 1819. All were in a small geographic area then called Indian Creek, Kentucky now in the village of Woodbine, Knox Co., KY at about the same time. "Young" William Barton b. abt 1780 and "Old" William Barton b. 1761 are both buried in the Old Helton Cemetery near Indian Creek in Woodbine, Knox Co., KY."

      !REVOLUTIONARY WAR service described as a soldier in Capt. Benjamin Logan's company, Lincoln County, Kentucky, 1779 in Mrs. Nora E. Bizzell's Application for Membership in the Daughters Of The American Revolution (DAR), application no.541131 accepted on 12 Apr 1969.

      !FAMILY RECORD from Kentucky Family Archives, Vol. II, Charles F. Hinds and Betsy Crawford, Kentucky Dept. of Library and Archives, Sept. 1975., p.11 (BART343)

      !RESEARCHER: Letter from Laura Jackson dated October 1, 1990, in possession of Gary Barton.

      !DEED Book D, Knox County KY, p. 509, June 9, 1840: Henry BARTON, James BARTON, Solomon BARTON, heirs of William BARTON, deceased, sold to Peter HELTON their shares in a 45 acre tract.

      !DEED Book F, Knox County KY, p. 161, Nov. 17, 1850: Peter HELTON purchased from Isaac BARTON, agent, and attorney for John BARTON, William BARTON, and Daniel BARTON of County of Pike, State of Illinois their shares in land known as the Sugar Camp Hallow. These being 3 of 14 heirs of William BARTON, deceased.

      !DEED Book F, Knox County KY, p. 61, Apr. 23, 1852: Riley BARTON and wife Jane, heir of William Barton, deceased, sold to Peter Helton their share in a 45 acre tract of land known as the Sugar Camp Hollow.

      !DEED Book E, Knox County KY, p. 427-428, Nov. 11, 1850: Isaac Barton, agent and attorney for following heirs of William Barton, deceased, John Barton, Susan Colister, formerly Susan Barton, William Barton, Elizabeth Rawley, formerly Elizabeth Barton, Daniel Barton, also himself, County of Park and Vigo, Indiana. Isaac of County of Pike and State of Illinois sold to Peter Helton for $50.60 their shares as heirs of William Barton, deceased.

      !DEED Book E, Knox County KY, p. 307, Dec. 21, 1846: Elijah Rawley and Elizabeth his wife, Thomas Colister and Susan his wife, their attorney Isaac Barton himself all of State of Indiana and Solomon Barton and James Barton County of Knox State of Kentucky to Henry Barton County of Knox State of Kentucky for $20.00 each property in all the lands of William Barton on Mill Fork of Indian Creek. Six hundred acres more or less. Attest: Anderson Barton, William Mitchell, and Peter Helton. Signed by Elijah Rawley, Elizabeth Rawley, Thomas Colister, Susan Colister, Isaac Barton, Solomon Barton, James Barton.

      !CITED in DAR Patriot Index, Vol. II, 1979, p. 12 (Sol VA)

      !MARRIAGE cited in "Pioneer Families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky," William C. Kozee, Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore MD, 1973. "William BARTON married Polly ROACH, May 5, 1808 by E. Foley.

      !BURIAL recorded in "KY Cemetery Records", Vol. I, pub. by KY Soc., DAR, 1960, Lexington KY, p. 248.

      !RESEARCHER Lynn M. Krowczyk in message dated 25 Jul 1998.

      !CITED on website http://www.burkes-peerage.net on 14 Feb 2004
    • this could be the same person as ID# I2299; further research is required