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Col. Samuel Barton[1]

Male 1749 - 1810  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Samuel Barton 
    Title Col. 
    Born Jan 1749 
    Gender Male 
    Information May 1780  Nashville (Fort Nashborough), Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Signator of The Cumberland Compact [page 2, column 1, line 4] 
    Information 07 Jan 1783  Nashville (Fort Nashborough), Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    one of 12 men elected as "The Notables" to govern affairs at Nashborough along the Cumberland River [then] North Carolina 
    Information 1788  Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    executed deeds as a trustee for the Town of Nashville 
    Military Information Revolutionary War veteran 
    Died May 1810  Wilson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I211  Barton Database | Lineage Samuel Barton, b 1749, md. Martha Robinson - DNA Lineage XII
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2017 

    Family Martha Robinson,   b. Botetourt Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 5 Jul 1799, Wilson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Mar 1778  Botetourt Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Info on this family found at www.samuelbarton.org
    Children 
     1. Jane Barton,   b. 1778,   d. 8 Jan 1829  (Age 51 years)
    +2. Samuel Barton, Jr.,   b. 5 Jan 1781,   d. 09 Nov 1813, Talladega, Talladega Co., Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +3. Stephen Barton,   b. 19 Nov 1781, Caswell Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1827, Wilson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     4. Margaret Barton,   b. 1783, Wilson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Barton,   d. 1820, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Barton,   b. 24 Oct 1788, Wilson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1837, Lafayette Co., Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +7. Gabriel Barton,   b. 4 Apr 1794, Nashville (Fort Nashborough), Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1862, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2008 10:06:49 
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Mar 1778 - Botetourt Co., Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInformation - Signator of The Cumberland Compact [page 2, column 1, line 4] - May 1780 - Nashville (Fort Nashborough), Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInformation - one of 12 men elected as "The Notables" to govern affairs at Nashborough along the Cumberland River [then] North Carolina - 07 Jan 1783 - Nashville (Fort Nashborough), Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInformation - executed deeds as a trustee for the Town of Nashville - 1788 - Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1810 - Wilson Co., Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Signature of Samuel Barton (1749-1810)
    Signature of Samuel Barton (1749-1810)
    His signature on The Cumberland Compact [page 2, column 1, line 4)

  • Notes 
    • !CITED in DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition, Part 1, 1990

      !RESEARCHER Sarah Hamiter on 24 Aug 2001: "A little information about Samuel: REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS IN WILSON COUNTY, Barton, Samuel, Born Virginia 1749, died Wilson County, TN May 1810: married Botetourt County, VA 10 March 1778 Martha Robertson. Dunmore's War, Seventh Virginia Regiment, Morgan's Rifles. Issue: Jane Barton, Margaret Barton, Elizabeth Barton, Samuel Barton, Jr., Joseph Barton, Gabriel Barton, and Stephen Barton."

      !RESEARCHER CarolynCryer@aol.com on BARTON-L@rootsweb.com on 5 Oct 2001.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3508] Wikipedia, (http://en.wikipedia.org/).

    2. [S1124] Cumberland Compact Signers http://www.cumberlandpioneers.com/cumberlandcompact.html.

    3. [S4320] The Overmountain Men, Pat Alderman, (The Overmountain Press), p. 159.

    4. [S4320] The Overmountain Men, Pat Alderman, (The Overmountain Press), p. 174.