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D. Welborn "Doc" Barton

Male 1853 - 1946  (92 years)


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  • Name D. Welborn "Doc" Barton 
    Born 22 Dec 1853  Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Jun 1880  Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Stock Raiser 
    Census 8 Jun 1880  Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    head-of-household, his brother H. Barton age 22 born TX is enumerated in D. W.'s household 
    Occupation Jun 1900  Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Blacksmith repair 
    Census 8 Jun 1900  Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    head-of-household 
    Census 1 Mar 1905  Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    head-of-household 
    Occupation May 1910  Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Butcher, meat market 
    Census 3 May 1910  Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    head-of-household 
    Census Apr 1930  Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    enumerated in his married son Clayton B. Barton's household 
    Census 5 Apr 1940  Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    head-of-household, his married son Clayton and wife are enumerated in his household 
    Died 12 Jan 1946  Dodge City, Ford Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ingalls (Ingalls Cem.), Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8018  Barton Database | Lineage Thomas Barton b. c1732, md Sarah Wilson - DNA Lineage I
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 

    Father Stephen Decatur / Decator Barton,   b. 6 Jun 1829, Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1903, Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Susan Katherine "Kate" Hightower,   b. 8 May 1831, Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1914, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1845  Greenville, Hunt Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Belle VanDeveer,   b. Jun 1855, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 1877  Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Willie Arabelle "Belle" Barton,   b. 22 Dec 1878, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Liddie Maud Barton,   b. May 1880, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Wilson W. "Witt" Barton,   b. 20 Mar 1884, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1977  (Age 93 years)
     4. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Barton,   b. May 1886, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1945  (Age ~ 59 years)
    +5. Charles Barton,   b. 20 Feb 1888, Cimarron, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1945  (Age 57 years)
     6. Alfred "Fredie" Barton,   b. Dec 1892, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Clayton "Clate" Browning Barton,   b. 12 Dec 1894, Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1945  (Age 50 years)
    +8. Gilbert Barton,   b. 22 Dec 1896, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1964  (Age 67 years)
     9. Jack Barton,   d. Aft 1945
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 08:55:47 
    Family ID F2961  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1853 - Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1877 - Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stock Raiser - Jun 1880 - Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, his brother H. Barton age 22 born TX is enumerated in D. W.'s household - 8 Jun 1880 - Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith repair - Jun 1900 - Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household - 8 Jun 1900 - Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household - 1 Mar 1905 - Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher, meat market - May 1910 - Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household - 3 May 1910 - Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - enumerated in his married son Clayton B. Barton's household - Apr 1930 - Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, his married son Clayton and wife are enumerated in his household - 5 Apr 1940 - Ingalls, Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1946 - Dodge City, Ford Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ingalls (Ingalls Cem.), Gray Co., Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    D. Welborn 'Doc' Barton (1853-1946)
    D. Welborn "Doc" Barton (1853-1946)
    "King of the Cattlemen" member of BARTON DNA Project Lineage I

    Documents
    Welborn 'Doc' Barton - King of the Cattlemen
    Welborn "Doc" Barton - King of the Cattlemen
    An article from the Garden City Telegram, Oct 1982 reprinted Oct 27, 2007, Garden City KS, about Doctor Welborn Barton (1853-1946), Barton DNA Lineage I

    Headstones
    Doc & Belle Barton
    Doc & Belle Barton
    "The first cattleman in and the last one to leave" Dual headstone for D. Welborn "Doc" Barton (1852-1946) and Belle (VanDeever) Barton (1855-1929)

    Histories
    Another Wagon Story
    Another Wagon Story
    The recounting of a frightening incident on the trail in Colorado involving Welborn "Doc" Barton's bride, a light spring wagon, and a band of Cheyenne Indians. Reprinted from the Barton Bulletin, 1976 Easter edition.

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

      !POLITICS Elected Judge in Dodge City KS 1880
    • D. Welborn "Doc" Barton's real first name was Doctor (which he did not regularly use). He picked up the nickname "Doc" when he delivered his wife Belle's second child during a trail ride. He was not a Medical Doctor (unlike his uncle and likely namesake Welborn Barton, M. D. (ID #7956).
    • see: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/b/bartondw.html

  • Sources 
    1. [S4234] 1880 US Census [HeritageQuest], Year: 1880; Census Place: Lipscomb, Texas; Roll: 1317; Family History Film: 1255317; Page: 451B; Enumeration District: 199.

    2. [S3497] 1900 U. S. Census [Ancestry], Year: 1900; Census Place: Ingalls, Gray, Kansas; Roll: 481; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0352; FHL microfilm: 1240481.

    3. [s4127] Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.

    4. [S3516] 1910 U. S. Census, T624_440 pg 5A ED 57.

    5. [S3499] 1930 U. S. Census, T626_704 pg 1A ED 12.

    6. [S5035] 1940 US Census (Ancestry), T627_1233 pg 3A ED 35-8.

    7. [S3509] Barton Bulletin, (Barton Historical Society), pg. 19, 1976 Easter Edition.