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Conway Oldham Barton

Male 1805 - 1868  (62 years)


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  • Name Conway Oldham Barton 
    Born 20 Aug 1805  Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Land information Dec 1850  Blossom Hill, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    owns Real Estate value $4,600 
    Census 12 Dec 1850  Blossom Hill, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    head-of-household; his own large family is enumerated as well as his brother Matilda Barton age 55 and his married daughter Margaret W. Hald (sic) and her family and his cousin Simon Waits 
    Information "Conway Oldham Barton owned 157 slaves who were set free by the Emancipation Proclamation. He had 150 bales of cotton confiscated by the U. S. Government at the close of the war. Many of the freed Negroes stayed on and worked on the plantation share cropping. He owned the plantation of many acres when he died in 1868, and it was divided among his then eight living children and widow."  [2
    Died 26 May 1868  Milam Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • died of bladder trouble caused by strain of lifting logs
    Buried Milam (Port Sullivan Cem, Barton Lot), Milam Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2411  Barton Database | Lineage David Barton b. c1730 Stafford Co VA, md Ruth Oldham - DNA Lineage I
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2014 

    Father Thomas Barton,   b. 15 May 1768, Fauquier Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1826, Montgomery Co., Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Sarah Kees, (Keyes),   b. 19 Dec 1770 
    Married 1794 
    Family ID F436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha John Cox,   b. 1810, Onslow Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1881, Milam Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1827  Montgomery Co., Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret W. Barton,   b. 1828, Montgomery Co., Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1873, Bryan, Brazos Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Sarah James "Aunt Fay" Barton,   b. 5 May 1830, Montgomery Co., Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1917, Milam Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Deborah Barton,   b. 18 Dec 1832, Montgomery Co., Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1872  (Age 39 years)
     4. Thomas Perry Barton,   b. 27 Aug 1835, Milam Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1849  (Age 14 years)
    +5. Lemuel Fields Barton,   b. 1837, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Hearne, Robertson Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +6. John Matilda Barton,   b. Abt Mar 1841, Montgomery Co., Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1887, Cameron, Milam Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    +7. Francis Davis "Frank" Barton,   b. 1 May 1844, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1900, Calvert, Robertson Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     8. Leonora L. Barton,   b. 15 Dec 1845, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1852, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     9. Mary Susan Barton,   b. 29 Jan 1849, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1849, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Ella Shackelford Barton,   b. 1853, Robertson Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Jackson, Madison Co., Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +11. Conway Oldham Barton, Jr.,   b. 7 Jun 1856, Milam Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1941, Ada, Pontotoc Co., Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2014 17:48:24 
    Family ID F1022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1805 - Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Dec 1827 - Montgomery Co., Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand information - owns Real Estate value $4,600 - Dec 1850 - Blossom Hill, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household; his own large family is enumerated as well as his brother Matilda Barton age 55 and his married daughter Margaret W. Hald (sic) and her family and his cousin Simon Waits - 12 Dec 1850 - Blossom Hill, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 May 1868 - Milam Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Milam (Port Sullivan Cem, Barton Lot), Milam Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Will of Thomas Barton
    Will of Thomas Barton
    Married Sarah Kees (BARTON DNA Project Lineage I)

  • Notes 
    • !CITED in The Compendium of American Genealogy, F. A. Virkus, Chi. IL, Vol. V.

      !CITED in "The Barton Book revised edition" compiled by Robert Dacus Nally for The Barton Historical Society, Genealogy Pub. Service, 1994 (BART287)

      !DNA Project of Barton Historical Society, Phase I - pedigree submission SC 44.3, barton@globalsp.com or terry@bartonsite.org

      !CITED in "Lineages and Genealogical Notes of Cloud Thrasher Barton by Mrs. Jewel Waller Young, B&W Printing, Dallas TX, 1973" from the files of Terry Barton, Barton Historical Society, Oct 2002 (BART362)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1180] 1850 U. S. Federal Census, M432_230 pg 326B img 172.

    2. [S4195] A Barton Family Tradition, Conway Oldham Barton II.