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 Mary <I>Greenland</I> Barton

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Mary Greenland Barton

  • Birth Dec 1832
  • Death 6 Jul 1903 Rainsburg, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Breezewood, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 69629344

Obituary:
Mrs. Mary Greenland Barton, widow of the late Philip Barton, of Ray's Hill, died at the home of George McClellan, of Rainsburg, Monday night. Since her husband's death, which occurred in February, 1901, Mrs. Barton made her home with Mrs. McClellan, who is a sister. Mrs. Barton was a consistent member of the Baptist church for years, and her good works and cheering counsel made a lasting impression upon her friends and neighbors. She lived a little longer than three score and ten years. Mrs. Barton had no children living. She leaves two brothers and three sisters. She was buried on Wednesday in the cemetery of the Lutheran church at Ray's Hill, Rev. F.W. Roher, of Wolfsburg, officiating.
FROM: Bedford, PA: Bedford Gazette, issue of Friday, 10 July 1903, p. 1, col. 5

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Bedford, PA: Bedford Gazette, issue of Friday, 24 May 1901, p. 4, col. 2:
Ray's Hill.
Mrs. Philip Barton recently had a very nice monument erected at the grave of her husband in the cemetery of the Lutheran church at this place. The material is of gray granite and is among the finest in the yard.

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On February 7, 1865, Mary Greenland Barton married Philip Barton who was born October 26, 1821.

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Census info:

1870 PA Census: Bedford Co. East Providence Twp. P.O. Ray's Hill, p. 454, lines 10-12
Series M593, roll 1304, dwelling 143, family 144, 29 July 1870:
Philip BARTON, 48, Farmer, $3,000 Real Estate / $800 Personal Estate, b. Pa.
Mary, 37, Keeping House, b. Pa.
Maria FRY, 14, Domestic Servant, attends school

1880 PA Census: Bedford Co. East Providence Twp. ed 232, p. 22, lines 29-30
Series T9, roll 1098, dwelling 194, family 208, 10 June 1880:
Philip BARTON, 58, married, Farmer, b. Pa., parents b. Pa.
Mary, 47, wife, married, Keeping house, b. Pa., parents b. Pa.

1900 PA Census: Bedford Co. East Providence Twp. ed 11, p. 6a, lines 13-16
Series T623, roll 1375, dwelling 102, family 103, 12 June 1900:
Philip BARTON, Head, Oct 1821, 78, marr. 35 yrs, b. Pa., parents b. Pa., Farmer
Mary G., wife, Dec 1832, 67, marr. 35 yrs, 2 children / 0 still alive, b. Pa., parents b. Pa.
Harry E. STAILY, servant, Jul 1872, 27, marr. 0 yrs, b. Pa., parents b. Pa., Farm Laborer
Rosa E. [STAILY], servant, Mar 1873, 27, marr. 0 yrs, b. Pa., parents b. Unknown


Family Members

Spouse

Inscription

BARTON
PHILIP
1821 - 1901
MARY G.
1832 - 1903

Gravesite Details Transcribed by Michael Scott Caldwell, 30 June 2004

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  • Added: 10 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69629344
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Greenland Barton (Dec 1832–6 Jul 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69629344, citing Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Breezewood, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by graver (contributor 47037760) .