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Decatur/Decator "Dick" Barton, Jr.

Male 1862 - 1947  (84 years)


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  • Name Decatur/Decator "Dick" Barton 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 10 Aug 1862  Mason Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Burnet Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Migration 1889  Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    came to Higgins area as foreman of the Box T Ranch 
    Occupation 1906  Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    established his own ranch 
    Occupation 1906  Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    one of the organizers of the First National Bank, of which he remained a director until his death 
    Census 1930  Justice Precinct 4, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    single, head-of-household, Stockman, owns his ranch, his nephew Jay Barton age 34 is enumerataed in his household 
    Census 1940  Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    single, head-of-household, his nephew J. Albert Barton 42 is enumerated in his household 
    Died 12 Jun 1947  Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Higgins (Higgins City Cem.), Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8022  Barton Database | Lineage Thomas Barton b. c1732, md Sarah Wilson - DNA Lineage I
    Last Modified 28 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1862 - Mason Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Burnet Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMigration - came to Higgins area as foreman of the Box T Ranch - 1889 - Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - established his own ranch - 1906 - Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - one of the organizers of the First National Bank, of which he remained a director until his death - 1906 - Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - single, head-of-household, Stockman, owns his ranch, his nephew Jay Barton age 34 is enumerataed in his household - 1930 - Justice Precinct 4, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - single, head-of-household, his nephew J. Albert Barton 42 is enumerated in his household - 1940 - Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1947 - Higgins, Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Higgins (Higgins City Cem.), Lipscomb Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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

      !MARRIAGE never married

      !OCCUPATION 1899 - Box T Ranch, Higgins, Lipscomb Co., TX; 1906-1947 Director, First National Bank of Higgins

  • Sources 
    1. [S4234] 1880 US Census [HeritageQuest], Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 3, Burnet, Texas; Roll: 1293; Family History Film: 1255293; Page: 142C; Enumeration District: 036.

    2. [S3937] Amarillo Daily News [TX], p. 2, 14 Jun 1947.

    3. [S3499] 1930 U. S. Census, T626_2369 pg 2A ED 7.

    4. [S5035] 1940 US Census (Ancestry), T627_4095 pg 3B ED 147-6B.