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Dr Ben Barton

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Dr Ben Barton

Birth
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 31 Dec 1898 (aged 75)
San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Memorial ID 8318935 View Source
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A keen businessman who aquired 3,110 acres of land "part of which is now the city Redlands," for a mere $2,000. Dr. Barton stands as one of the pioneering southern California wine vintners having hosted the original Brookside Winery "run by Teophile Vache." Dr. Barton acquired an additional 640 acres from Mormon elders Amassa Lyman and Charles C. Rich upon their return to Utah. Dr. Barton went on to serve as city postmaster as well as a term in the Assembly before passing away at the age of 76.


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  • Created by: Ty
  • Added: 25 Jan 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8318935
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8318935/ben-barton : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Ben Barton (8 Jun 1823–31 Dec 1898), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8318935, citing Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ty (contributor 46601627) .