|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1869|
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 1959|
MRS. ALLIE BARTON DIED
EARLY TUESDAY AT
Mrs. Allie Oakes Barton, age 90, died at Fort Worth, at 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 1959.
An Adams Funeral Home coach was sent to that city to return the remains to Marlin where funeral arrangements were pending Tuesday afternoon. Services will be at Marlin and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Barton was born at Marlin on January 1, 1869, a daughter of a prominent pioneer family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen Oakes, who had extensive farming and ranching interests between Perry and the Brazos River.
Miss Oakes was married to Isaac Barton, a pioneer Falls County stockman, on July 31, 1887.
Mrs. Barton was a member of the Baptist Church at Perry and served as a deaconess and Sunday School teacher. She was a director of the bank when it was operated at Perry.
She resided in Falls County most of her lifetime and is the last of one of the early pioneer families who helped to organize Falls County. Her father helped to build the early day log cabin court house at Marlin and he also served as one of the county's first sheriffs.
She moved from Perry to Marlin to educate her children after, her husband's death. In later years she resided at Waco with a daughter, Miss Minnie Sue Barton.
All of her eight children are surviving, including four daughters, Mrs. James D. Barton of Marlin, Mrs. J. E. Dillard of Ennis, Mrs. H. B. Cannon of Fort Worth, Miss Minnie Sue Barton of Waco; four sons, O. A. Barton of Gatesville, Frank Ward Barton of Marfa, John David Barton of Riesel, and James W. Barton of Gatesville.
Isaac Barton (1868 - 1905)
Beulah Barton (1888 - 1970)*
Ocie Alvin Barton (1892 - 1968)*
Plot: 1943 Addition Block 1
GPS (lat/lon): 31.30939, -96.9039
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Originally Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
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