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Joel Robert Poinsett Barton

Male 1881 - 1975  (93 years)


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  • Name Joel Robert Poinsett Barton  [1
    Born 2 Feb 1881  Bertram, Burnet Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1975 
    Person ID I8170  Barton Database | Lineage Thomas Barton b. c1732, md Sarah Wilson - DNA Lineage I
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2008 

    Father Joel Poinsett Barton,   b. 29 Sep 1839, Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1918, San Angelo, Tom Green Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Naomi Bryson,   b. 6 Dec 1845, Greenville Co., South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1928, San Angelo, Tom Green Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1868 
    Family ID F2937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susie Gertrude Abernathy,   b. 22 Oct 1888, Thornton, Limestone Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1968, San Angelo, Tom Green Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1908  Midland, Midland Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Naiomi Sue Barton,   b. 2 Sep 1912, Garden City, Glasscock Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1938, San Angelo, Tom Green Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +2. Joel R. "Jody" Barton, Jr.
    Family ID F3014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1881 - Bertram, Burnet Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Oct 1908 - Midland, Midland Co., Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Histories
    Legends of the Poinsettia
    Legends of the Poinsettia
    An essay about the traditional Christmas flower and its discoverer Dr. Joel Robert Poinsett and the Barton family.

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

      !EDUCATION 1975, degree, Southwestern University, Georgetwon TX

      !POLITICS Elected County Commissioner, Reagan Co., TX

      !OCCUPATION Raised registered Hereford cattle

  • Sources 
    1. [S3544] Email message from Karla Smith, 01 Jan 2008.