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Isaac Barton[1]

Male 1825 - 1908  (82 years)


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  • Name Isaac Barton 
    Born 7 Jun 1825  Indian Creek, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Summer Hill, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    head-of-household 
    Census 19 Jun 1900  Newburg Twp., Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    enumerated with wife Rachel and daughter Della R. Barton 
    Died 5 Jan 1908  Pittsfield, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pittsfield (West Cemetery), Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17  Barton Database | Lineage William Barton b abt 1761 VA d 1840 KY md Mary Polly Brewer - DNA Lineage VII
    Last Modified 8 May 2016 

    DNA Tests  3 people have linked a DNA test to Isaac Barton 

    Father William (*Rev. Patriot) Barton,   b. Abt 1761,   d. 18 May 1840, Woodbine (Indian Creek), Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F6787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel Minerva Owsley,   b. 27 Dec 1830, Powell's Valley, Claiborne Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1916, Pittsfield, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1848 
    Children 
     1. Mary Maria Barton,   b. 10 Jan 1849,   d. 14 Jun 1914  (Age 65 years)
    +2. William Thomas Barton,   b. 5 Mar 1851, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1903  (Age 52 years)
    +3. John Anderson Barton,   b. 20 Nov 1852, near or on Six Mile Creek, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1930, Delray Beach, Palm Beach Co., Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Sarah Arretta Barton,   b. 17 Aug 1855,   d. 30 Apr 1859  (Age 3 years)
    +5. Perry Franklin "Frank" Barton, M.D.,   b. 13 Mar 1858, Atlas Twp. (Dutch Creek), Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1923, Escalon, San Joaquin Co., California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Della Rosetta Barton,   b. 21 Oct 1861, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1921  (Age 59 years)
     7. Charles Edward Barton,   b. 23 Nov 1863,   d. 7 Jun 1864  (Age 0 years)
    +8. Fred Barton,   b. 26 May 1864, Rockport, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1943, Brownsville, Cameron Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Annie Barton,   b. 6 May 1868, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1895  (Age 26 years)
     10. Clyde Edwin Barton, M.D.,   b. 1 Nov 1870, Rockport, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1945  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2015 09:32:51 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1825 - Indian Creek, Knox Co., Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household - 1880 - Summer Hill, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - enumerated with wife Rachel and daughter Della R. Barton - 19 Jun 1900 - Newburg Twp., Pike Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jan 1908 - Pittsfield, Pike Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pittsfield (West Cemetery), Pike Co., Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Isaac Barton (1825-1908) and his family
    Isaac Barton (1825-1908) and his family
    Formal sitting of the entire family, Barton DNA Lineage VII.

    Headstones
    Isaac and Rachel (Owsley) Barton Headstone
    Isaac and Rachel (Owsley) Barton Headstone
    Impressive, large monument on north-west edge of cemetery

    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 record in possession of Gary Barton.

      !CENSUS excerpt from 7th Federal Census;1850,Township 6,Pike County, IL:microfilm no. M432, roll no. 124.

      !CENSUS excerpt from 12th Federal Census;1900;Pike County, IL;microfilm no. T623, roll no. 337.

      !COUNTY RECORDS: History of Pike County, Illinois; 1880; Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Chicago; pg. 784.

      !PHOTOGRAPHS of house in Pittsfield IL, wife, and subject in possession of Gary Barton.

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

      !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 E, Knox County KY, pgs. 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 & 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.

      !FAMILY HISTORY Isaac Barton served as Justice of the Peace, constable, assessor, and tax collector at various times in Atlas Township.

      !CITED in notes from the letters of Thomas H. Barton (BART269) in possession of Gary Barton. "Isaac left home at about 14 to move to Indiana where some of his brothers had settled; and then to Pike County, Illinois, in 1847. He was married in Pittsfield, Illinois, on February 15, 1848. My father knew Isaac and Rachel, his grandparents, quite well, and the family has recorded many notes of their early life in Indiana and Illinois. Isaac and his wife lived to have their Golden Wedding Celebration at Pittsfield, Illinois, in 1898. Most of their children and grandchildren attended the 30day celebration in a golorious houseparty and family reunion."

      !CITED in "A History of Gigal Landing and Rockport, Illinois"

      !CITED on website http://www.burkes-peerage.net on 14 Feb 2004

      !CITED in "Our Barton Cousins" by Judge Noble Kieth Littell, 1219 Kat-ca-lani Ave., Sebring FL 33870-2451, 1992 (BART314)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3772] History of Pike County Illinois, (Chas. C. Chapman & Co.).

    2. [S3502] 1880 US Census, 1880 Summer Hill, Pike, Illinois; roll 1254242-pg 356A ED 179.

    3. [S3497] 1900 U. S. Census [Ancestry], T623_337 SD 10 ED 121 pg 10B.