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J. Benjamin Barton

Male 1797 - 1843  (46 years)


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  • Name J. Benjamin Barton  [1
    Born 1797  Pendleton District, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will information 8 Feb 1818  Pendleton District, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Benjamin Barton devised his Last Will and Testament bequeathing land, personal property (slaves) and cash to his wife and twelve children 
    Died 8 Oct 1843  Hallsville, Harrison Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Marshall, Harrison Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I681  Barton Database | Lineage Thomas Barton b. c1732, md Sarah Wilson - DNA Lineage I
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2014 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with J. Benjamin Barton 

    Father Benjamin Franklin Barton,   b. Abt 1760, Fauquier Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1818, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Dorcas Anderson,   b. 13 Nov 1763, Stafford Co., Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1849, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1783  Spartanburg Dist., Anderson Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Zilpha Baker,   b. 12 Dec 1802, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1872, Eastland Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1819  Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James Madison "Matt" Barton,   b. 14 Oct 1819, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Sep 1879, Bellview, Rains Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Tead Barton,   b. 1821, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Baker Barton,   b. 1821, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1851, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +4. Rueben Patrick Barton, Sr.,   b. 28 Jan 1823, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Weatherford, Parker Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    +5. Elliott Monroe Barton,   b. 24 Dec 1824, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1898, Rusk Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +6. Benjamin K. Barton,   b. 25 Jan 1826, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879  (Age 52 years)
    +7. Manelius Oliver "M. O." Barton,   b. 4 Jun 1828, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1864, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     8. Nancy Zilpha Averilla Barton,   b. 4 Aug 1830, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1884, Canton, Van Zandt Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +9. Thomas Jefferson Barton,   b. 4 Jun 1832, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +10. Waddy Thompson "Waddie" Barton, Sr.,   b. 5 Apr 1834, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1917  (Age 83 years)
     11. Melissa Barton,   b. 5 Feb 1836, Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Lemuel Carroll Barton,   b. 13 Feb 1839, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1921, Brown Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +13. Bailey Anderson Barton,   b. 31 Mar 1842, Henderson Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, Eastland Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     14. Watson Barton
    Family ID F353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1797 - Pendleton District, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill information - Benjamin Barton devised his Last Will and Testament bequeathing land, personal property (slaves) and cash to his wife and twelve children - 8 Feb 1818 - Pendleton District, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1819 - Pickens Co., South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1843 - Hallsville, Harrison Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Marshall, Harrison Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Benjamin Franklin Barton (abt1760-1818) Barton DNA Lineage I Last Will and Testament
    Benjamin Franklin Barton (abt1760-1818) Barton DNA Lineage I Last Will and Testament
    Bequeathes land, personal property (slaves) and cash to his wife, individually, and to each of his twelve children

    Histories
    Terrible Gas Explosion - Bodies of 388 Children and Teachers Recovered
    Terrible Gas Explosion - Bodies of 388 Children and Teachers Recovered
    An account of one of the worst school disasters in American history.
    In Search of Thomas Barton
    In Search of Thomas Barton
    An exhaustive research paper by professional genealogist Peggy Collins Smith Ph.D. which concludes that her ancestor Thomas Barton (abt1792-1872) was the son of Benjamin Franklin Barton (BARTON DNA Lineage I).

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

      !CITED in "The Barton Book revised edition" compiled by Robert Dacus Nally for The Barton Historical Society, Genealogy Pub. Service, 1994, Supplement of November 1999 (BART296).

      !CITED in The Barton Banner, Vol. 1, No. 2, September 1993 which quotes from a book entitled "Texas and Texans": "The grandfather [this subject] came to Texas during the early forties and was killed in the moderator and regulator war, about 1842".

      !RESEARCHER Carroll Pitman who supplied richly source-cited information in a GEDCOM file, 11 Aug 2002.

      !MILITARY Texas Revolution 1835-1845 Cited in Barton Roll of Honor, compiled by Carl James Barton, first ed. 2001 "Benjamin F. Barton Jr. Settled in Texas before the Texas Revolution and was involved in the Texas Moderator-Regulator War. Said to have been the last person to be killed in that war and was buried at the location where he was hung, under a large Oak tree along HWY 80 just ouitside Marshall, Texas. This site is on the list of registered landmarks of Texas. (REF: Texas Handbook online and the Roster of Texas Daughters Revolution Ancestors, pg 475) (pg453)" (BART385)

  • Sources 
    1. [S4203] Email message from Peggy Barton Nouri .