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  • Name David Humphrey Posey Barton 
    Born 4 Mar 1835  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 15 Oct 1850  Cass Co. (now Bartow Co.), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 20 Jun 1860  Cass Co. (now Bartow Co.), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    head-of-household, indexed as David Bartin 
    Military Information 24 Apr 1861  [3, 4
    Enlisted in Phillip's Legion (The Polk Rifles) during the American Civil War. He was captured, held and later released as a POW at Point Lookout, Maryland prison camp. He received a pension from the State of Georgia 
    Census 5 Aug 1870  Bartow Co., Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    head-of-household, farm laborer 
    Will information 19 Mar 1880  Bartow Co., Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    James Barton Signed his Will later proved on 4 Apr 1892 - BEQUESTS: To wife, Sarah Barton, all real and personal estate for her lifetime or widowhood. Following her decease or remarriage, estate to be divided among his children or the heirs of their body. CHILDREN: Sanford Griffin Hamilton Barton, son; one-half of land lot 118, divided in half north-to-south: The west side containing 80 acres and all of land lot 107, all in 6th District, 3rd Section lot [of Bartow Co.] to go to him and his heirs. He is receiving the major portion of the real estate because he has promised to care for David and Sarah until their deaths. The rest of the estate will go to: John Wesley Barton, Priscilla Threat Caroline, David Humphrey Posey; William Stephen, James Lewis, Sarah Ann [probably an error] Jane Sophronia, Phoebe [Ann] Elizabeth, Virgil Manly, Henry Bowmar. The part of the estate not belonging to SGH Barton to be sold and the proceeds divided among the other children after Sarah dies. 
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Kingston, Bartow Co., Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    head-of-household, farmer; his mother-in-law Rebecca Simpson age 50 is enumerated in his household 
    Person ID I9389  Barton Database | Lineage Thomas Barton b. c1732, md Sarah Wilson - DNA Lineage I
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2016 

    Father James Lewis Barton,   b. 11 Aug 1808, Pendleton District, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1892, Cass Co. (now Bartow Co.), Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Louella Johnson,   b. 18 Jul 1816 
    Married Abt 1828 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Louisa Jane Blalock,   b. Abt 1838, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Nov 1856 
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane Barton,   b. Abt 1858, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1935  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Sarah E. unknown female,   b. Abt Nov 1859, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2014 13:42:59 
    Family ID F3457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Hide,   b. Abt 1846, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Aug 1868 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Matilda Barton,   b. Abt 1861, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Catherine Barton,   b. Abt 1864, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2014 13:45:09 
    Family ID F3458  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1835 - North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Oct 1850 - Cass Co. (now Bartow Co.), Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, indexed as David Bartin - 20 Jun 1860 - Cass Co. (now Bartow Co.), Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, farm laborer - 5 Aug 1870 - Bartow Co., Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill information - James Barton Signed his Will later proved on 4 Apr 1892 - BEQUESTS: To wife, Sarah Barton, all real and personal estate for her lifetime or widowhood. Following her decease or remarriage, estate to be divided among his children or the heirs of their body. CHILDREN: Sanford Griffin Hamilton Barton, son; one-half of land lot 118, divided in half north-to-south: The west side containing 80 acres and all of land lot 107, all in 6th District, 3rd Section lot [of Bartow Co.] to go to him and his heirs. He is receiving the major portion of the real estate because he has promised to care for David and Sarah until their deaths. The rest of the estate will go to: John Wesley Barton, Priscilla Threat Caroline, David Humphrey Posey; William Stephen, James Lewis, Sarah Ann [probably an error] Jane Sophronia, Phoebe [Ann] Elizabeth, Virgil Manly, Henry Bowmar. The part of the estate not belonging to SGH Barton to be sold and the proceeds divided among the other children after Sarah dies. - 19 Mar 1880 - Bartow Co., Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - head-of-household, farmer; his mother-in-law Rebecca Simpson age 50 is enumerated in his household - 1 Jun 1880 - Kingston, Bartow Co., Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    James Barton (1808-1892) Will Abstract
    James Barton (1808-1892) Will Abstract
    Abstract of his Will signed 19 March 1880.

  • Notes 
    • !RESEARCHER: Marc Eccles, 851 Post St., Apt. #2, San Francisco CA 94109; hansonsis@aol.com (C-H006-001)

      !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).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1180] 1850 U. S. Federal Census, M432_63 pg 186A img 377.

    2. [S474] 1860 US Census, M653_114 pg 881 img 257.

    3. [S4334] Email message from Ben Netzky .

    4. [S4335] Phillips Legion Infantry www.angelfire.com/ga2/PhillipsLegion/InfCoD.html.

    5. [S3501] 1870 US Census, M593_135 pg 524B img 367.

    6. [S951] James Barton Will Abstract.

    7. [S3502] 1880 US Census, 1880 Kingston, Bartow, Georgia; roll 134 FHL film 1254134-pg 457B ED 5.