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James F. Barton

Male 1843 - 1911  (68 years)


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  • Name James F. Barton 
    Born 31 Jan 1843  Barton's Ridge, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Peterstown, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Forest Hill, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    head-of-household, his Cousin John Barton is enumerated in an adjacent household 
    Will information 6 Feb 1886  Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Rachel Barton devised her Will bequeathing to her husband Two Hundred Dollars and the remainder of the legacy willed to her by her Uncle Vincent Swinney to be divided equally between her son and two daughters (James F. Barton, Susan Ballard and Rachel Hopkins).  
    Census 1900  Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    head-of-household, farm laborer 
    Will information 6 Nov 1902  Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Willis Barton devised his Will bequeathing his lands and personal property to his wife Angeline Barton and his daughters Rachel Hopkins and Susan Ballard and his son James T. Barton and appointing William J. Barton his Executor. 
    Will information 10 Feb 1910  Dunmore Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    James F. Barton devises his Last Will and Testament bequeathing his books, book case and surveying instruments to his son Allen G. Barton, One Hundred Dollars to his son William J. Barton, and the remainder of his estate to be divided equally between his three children William J. Barton, Martha E. Keadle and Allen G. Barton 
    Died 12 Mar 1911  Warford (Buffalo Hollow), Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forest Hill (James F. Barton Cem.), Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1941  Barton Database | Lineage David Barton, b 1768, md Elizabeth McCormack - DNA Lineage I
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2019 

    Father Willis Barton,   b. 23 Jun 1820, Beaverdam Creek, Bedford Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1903, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Rachel Neely,   b. 1814, Jumping Branch, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1886, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1842  Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Delilah Elizabeth "Deli" Garten,   b. 29 Aug 1846, Wolfcreek, Monroe Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1908, Warford (Buffalo Hollow), Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [5, 6, 7
    Married 23 Aug 1865  Vincent Swinney's home, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Jackson Barton,   b. 13 Jan 1867, Princeton, Summers Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1947, Mercer Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Martha Ellen Barton,   b. 18 Sep 1870, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1955, Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Allen Green Barton,   b. 22 Sep 1878, Warfield (Bull Falls), Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1944, Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2019 09:11:24 
    Family ID F850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1843 - Barton's Ridge, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Peterstown, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, his Cousin John Barton is enumerated in an adjacent household - 1 Jun 1880 - Forest Hill, Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia), USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill information - Rachel Barton devised her Will bequeathing to her husband Two Hundred Dollars and the remainder of the legacy willed to her by her Uncle Vincent Swinney to be divided equally between her son and two daughters (James F. Barton, Susan Ballard and Rachel Hopkins). - 6 Feb 1886 - Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, farm laborer - 1900 - Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill information - Willis Barton devised his Will bequeathing his lands and personal property to his wife Angeline Barton and his daughters Rachel Hopkins and Susan Ballard and his son James T. Barton and appointing William J. Barton his Executor. - 6 Nov 1902 - Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill information - James F. Barton devises his Last Will and Testament bequeathing his books, book case and surveying instruments to his son Allen G. Barton, One Hundred Dollars to his son William J. Barton, and the remainder of his estate to be divided equally between his three children William J. Barton, Martha E. Keadle and Allen G. Barton - 10 Feb 1910 - Dunmore Co., West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1911 - Warford (Buffalo Hollow), Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Hill (James F. Barton Cem.), Summers Co., West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !RESEARCHER: Letter dated 18 Sep. 1990 (with FGR of 5-5-90) from Sue Barton ODEN in possession of Gary Barton.

      RESEARCHER Flo Cox flocox.2410@gmail.com on 16 Aug 2001.

      !RESEARCHER descendent Helen Roth who provided a Descendency Register of David Barton m. Elizabeth McCormack on 30 Aug 2003.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3502] 1880 US Census, 1880 Forest Hill, Summers, West Virginia; roll 1413 FHL film 1255413-pg 143A ED 133.

    2. [S474] 1860 US Census, M653_1363 pg 775 img 273.

    3. [S4962] West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971.

    4. [S3497] 1900 U. S. Census [Ancestry], Year: 1900; Census Place: Forest Hill, Summers, West Virginia; Page: 4; Enumeration District: 0123; FHL microfilm: 1241773.

    5. [S3585] History of Summers County , James Henry Miller, (J. H. Miller).

    6. [S3755] West Virginia Marriages 1780-1970.
      which cites birthplace Monroe, WV

    7. [S3773] West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970.