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Barton, Winston

Transcribed from the book "History of Warrick County" by Goodspeed, Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885, p. 136-137, submitted by Judy.

Winston Barton, deceased, was born in Kentucky in the year 1813, being a son of Thomas and Susan (Alexander) Barton. He was raised to manhood on a farm in his native State, and shortly after attaining his majority came to Warrick County, Ind., purchasing a farm northwest of Boonville. He followed agricultural pursuits the remainder of his days in Boon Township, his death occurring January 20, 1872. Mr. Barton was one of the county's best citizens. Unassuming in his manners, he was nevertheless firm in his belief, and especially was this the case during the late war, when he took advanced grounds in favor of the preservation of the Union. He was a loving husband, a kind and considerate father, and a member of the United Brethren Church. To his marriage with Mary A. Bateman, which occurred in 1850, eight children were born, these named yet living: Sarah C., Samuel C., Lucy (Mrs. Charles Birkemback), Mary J., Albert and Alice, the two last named being twins. Mrs. Barton is still living, and is a member of the United Brethren Church.



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