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Mahalia Alice Hottinger Barton
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1861
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1932

Mahala was remembered as a person of refined manners, with distinct aristocratic proclivities, and as a strong, old-fashioned, bluestocking, religious individual. The Dunkard Brethren Church in Linville, Virginia played an important roll in her life, as a well as, in that of her children. Each Sunday, Mahala, sporting a black bonnet, dressed herself and her children in their black Sunday best and walked to the church. This memory of Mahala was burned deep within that of her daughter, Bertha, who cherished her mother's six inch brimmed black bonnet, sitting in silence as she gazed upon it from time to time through out her lifetime. This prized bonnet is currently in the possession of Mahala's great-granddaughter, Bonnie Moon-Alexander.

Her death was recorded as Mahalia Alice Barton, aged 70y 10m 6d, died at 8:30 a.m. on 14 Jan 1932 in Stow, Summit Co. Ohio, She was a white married female housewife, wife of Issac (sic) N. Barton. She was born 8 Mar 1862 (1861) in Harrisonburg, VA, a daughter of Nathan Hottinger, born in VA. D.(_) Keller M.D. of Cuyahoga Falls, who treated her from May 1931, seeing her last on 11 Jan 1932 certified her death. Cause of death: "Chronic Myocarditis Arteriolosclerosis". Informant: Issa (sic) N. Barton, of a Stow P.O. Undertaker and Embalmer: R. Gardner of (Sweeny Brothers) Akron, O. Burial: 16 Jan 1932, Stow, Ohio [Vol. 6817, Cert 5757].

Isaac Newton Barton Family Bible.
"I.N. Barton" is stamped inside the front cover, which is currently detached. Within, a lock of golden hair, tied with a red ribbon. The family register, recorded in blue pencil, is located at the midpoint. A daughter, Bertha Mae (Barton) Curry, penned the latter family records.

Page One: Family Marriages.
Isaac N. Barton and Mahala Hottinger married 25 December 1888. (marriage record reflects 24 Dec).

Family Births.
Isaac N. Barton was born 5 May 1862 (cert. depicts 1861).
Miss Mahala Hottinger was born 8 Mar 1861 (cert. depicts 1862).

Page Two: Family Births.
Miss Annie Rebecca Barton was born 8 Jun 1881 (official records reflect Hottinger).
John Franklin Barton was born 2 Jan 1888
Sallie Frances Barton was born 18 Nov 1889
Jacob Isaac Newton Barton was born 14 Nov 1891 (death cert depicts Jacob Albert).

Page Three: Family Births.
William Arthur Barton was born 12 Jun 1894
Mamie Alice Barton was born 12 Mar 1896
Mary Annie Barton was born 7 Jan 1899
Bertha Barton was born 10 May 1901
Erny Barton was born 25 Oct 1902

Page Four: Family Deaths.
Mamie Alice Halliwell, Sun night, 2 Aug 1926, age 30
Mary Anna Elliott, Wed, 28 May 1930, age 31
Ernest Barton, Thurs, 18 Jun 1931, age 28
Mother, Mrs. Mahala Alice Barton, Thurs, 14 Jan 1932, age 71
Frances Schellin, Thurs, 2 Apr 1942, age 53
Reba Brown, Wed, 18 Nov 1942, age 61
Father, Mr. Isaac N. Barton, Tues morning 3 o'clock, 15 Feb 1944, age 82
Jacob Barton, Sat 1:15 a.m., 21 Apr 1945, age 54
John F. Barton, Sat, 1 Sep 1951, age 63
William Arthur Barton, Thurs, 25 Jan 1968, age 74
Bertha Mae Barton Curry, Fri, 7 May 1982, age 81 (written below her name) "completes the Barton family"
Family links: 
  Isaac Newton Barton (1862 - 1944)*
  Reba Ann Hottinger/Barton Brown (1881 - 1942)*
  John Franklin Barton (1888 - 1951)*
  Frances Sara Barton Schellin (1889 - 1942)*
  Jacob Albert Barton (1891 - 1945)*
  William Arthur Barton (1894 - 1968)*
  Mamie Alice Barton Halliwell (1896 - 1926)*
  Mary Anna Barton Elliot (1899 - 1930)*
  Bertha Mae Barton Curry (1901 - 1982)*
  Ernest Barton (1902 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Stow Cemetery
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec D, Lot 165, Grave 4
Created by: Laurie H
Record added: Feb 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33766565
Mahalia Alice <i>Hottinger</i> Barton
Added by: Laurie H
Mahalia Alice <i>Hottinger</i> Barton
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Mahalia Alice <i>Hottinger</i> Barton
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