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Horace Barton
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1810
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1899
Muskegon County
Michigan, USA

Horace was the son of Reuben Barton and Candace Darling.

Horace Barton and Harriet Jones were married on April 30, 1831 in Williamsburg, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts.

The 1840 census revealed they were living in Hatfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts. Household members: Horace Barton (30 thru 39), Harriet (20 thru 29), Henry (under 5), Stephen (under 5) and Harriet (5 thru 9).

The 1850 census revealed they were living in Shalersville, Portage Co, Ohio. Household members: Horace Barton (40), Harriet Barton (35), Harriett A Barton (17), Henry O Barton (13), Stephen M Barton (11), Nancy P Barton (9) and Alice C Barton (6).

The 1860 census revealed they were living in Grand Rapids Ward 4, Kent Co, Michigan. Household members: Horace Barton (50), Harriet Barton (44), Henry O Barton (23), Alice C Barton (16) and Celia L Barton (5).

The 1870 census revealed he was a farmer, They were living with their daughter, Harriet A Benedict and family in Brimfield, Portage Co, Ohio. Household members: Eli E Benedict (45), Harriet A Benedict (37), Julia M Benedict (17), Charles E Benedict (10), Bertie Benedict (1), Horace Benedict (60) and Harriett Benedict (54). (The census taker mistakenly stated their last name as Benedict instead of Barton.)

Celia died four days before their forty-eighth wedding anniversary in 1879.

There children:

Harriet A Barton (Benedict)(b.1833)
Henry Barton (b.1837)
Stephen Barton (b.1838)
Nancy Fidena Barton (Mc Mideaeh)(b.1841)
Alice C Barton (b.1844)
Celia L Barton (Wesler)(b.1854 d.1936)

The 1880 census revealed Horace (70) was living with his daughter, Fidena N. Mc Mideaeh and family in Muskegon, Muskegon Co, Michigan.

Death record revealed Horace Barton died on Mar 25, 1899 in Muskegon, Muskegon Co, Michigan at the age of 89, cause of death was Cancer. He was twenty at first marriage, a widower, father of nine children, five still living. His parents were Reuben Barton and Candacy Darling.
Family links: 
  Harriet Celia Jones Barton (1816 - 1879)*
  Harriet Amelia Barton Benedict (1833 - 1911)*
  Henry O Barton (1837 - 1924)*
  Steven M. Barton (1837 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Cremated
Hillside Cemetery
Allegan County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Janice Oberlin Smarr
Originally Created by: Donald Kozlowski
Record added: Apr 14, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5362409
Horace Barton
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