Posted By:nancy williams
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Subject:Re: Thomas & MaryJane "Polly" BARTON, Wayne Township 1820-1860's
Post Date:March 21, 2007 at 08:14:56
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Forum:Wayne County, OH Genealogy Forum
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HISTORY OF WAYNE COUNTY OHIO by DOUGLAS 1870:

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Thomas Barton Sr. , was born in Northumberland county, PA and came to Wayne county in 1819, with his wife {Jane Crawford} and six children - Priscilla, Sarah, Clark, William, Rachel and Josiah: after they settled, were born in Wayne county, Elisiah, Jackson, Mary, Jane and Thomas.

William Barton was born Northumberland county, PA., in 1815 and came to Wayne county with is father's family in 1819. He married Lydia Sommers, daugther of Abraham Sommers, who owned the farm where John McKee now lives, and where William Barton died in March 1871. His children are John C, Mary E. and Effie. John McKee, a popular and enterpising citizen, was Married to Mary E. Barton, July 4, 1860, and has three children - Peoria, Anna and Finley. Effie Barton was married to Zeno Kenney, son of Thomas Kenney. William Barton was an able County Commissioner, serving from 1857 to 1862.

Joshia Barton was born in Northumberland county PA. October 18, 1818 and removed to Wayne county, with his father, Thomas, remaining at home on the farm until twenty-six years of age. October 13, 1842 married Eleanor Van Ostran, and lived in Wayne township until 1858, when he removed to Plain township,where he now resides. He ia a successful farmer, the head of an intelligent family, a firm Democrat of the Jefferson stamp, and a man generally held in high esteem. He has the following sons and daughters: Nancy Jane, Pricilla, Francis Marion, Belinda E., Stanford V., Ida Irene, Ella G. and Joanna.

That is all that is listed. I hope this is the family. Sure sounds like it to fit.

Nancy