|Birth: ||Apr. 10, 1840|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1919|
Harry H. Barton was born in Perryburg, Virginia April 10th, 1840 and departed this life January 20th 1919, aged 78 years 9 months and 10 days.
A young man he volunteered in the Confederate army during the civil war, serving about two years and eleven months, thirteen months a prisoner. His father, James Barton during the civil war left home on an errand and never returned, it is susposed he was killed. His mother afterwards lived with her sister, Nancy, who marrried Harmon Shumate. His brother, Washington was killed at the beginning of the civil war. Mr. Barton came to Kansas in 1872 and in 1878 secured his present home. He married Miss Rachel Barton in January 1889, she died March 24, 1914, leaving no children. He was converted and joined the M. E. church just a few days before he died. A niece, Mrs. Helen Henderson and a nephew Charles Francis and a friend, John ----erington, all were loved as his own children. These with a host of friends were left to mourn his death. The services was conducted by Rev. h. F. Lynn and the body laid to rest in the Burden cemetery.
The Windield Courier 25 January 1919
Rachel Barton (1860 - 1914)*
Created by: Donna Davenport Netters
Record added: Mar 02, 2009
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