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Mahlon Barton, born 13 SEP 1807 in Crystal Spring, PA. information
Posted by: Rick Busig (ID *****9609) Date: November 21, 2004 at 14:02:43
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Mahlon Barton was a farmer, who had three sons who served in the American Civil War: Asa Barton, James Barton and Morgan McClellan Barton. In 1850 he lived in the Brush Creek Township in Fulton County, Pennsylvania.

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History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania; Chicago: Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1884, pp. 656
[Chapter XCI, Brush Creek]:

Mahlon Barton was born and reared in the house where he now lives. The house was built by Elijah Barton about 1800. Mahlon was married in 1826, to Anna James, of Brush Creek, and has reared eight daughters and four sons, all living except one son, Asa. Three of the sons were in the army -- Asa, Co. H, 208th Penn. regt., died in hospital at Nashville; James served in Co. H, 158th regt. Penn. Vols., and Morgan in Co. M, 22d Penn. Cav. Mahlon Barton was one of the pioneers of Methodism, and served as class-leader for twenty-five years. His descendants are quite numerous -- eleven children, ninety grandchildren and twenty-eight great-grandchildren, living.

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Mahlon Barton was the illegitimate son of Rachel Barton (1789-1820). The 1824 will of his grandfather Elijah Barton left the homestead to grandson Mahlon.

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Information about Roda Barton's ancestors - Per research done by Mardell Barton, Roda Barton is a descendant of Noah Barton. Roda is the child of Mahlon Barton (1807-1887, born and died in Crystal Spring, Fulton County, Pennsylvania) and Anna James (1806-1880).

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From Barton Family Information - Compiled by C. Kirkstadt, Jan 1997:

MAHLON BARTON - Will of Elijah Barton, date Mar 10, 1824 includes...
"Sixthly, I give and bequeath unto my grandson Mahlon Barton, immediately after my decease, all my plantation where I now live, except the property as soon as he shall be of age."
Per Bernard Barton, Mahlon was the illegitamate son of Rachel Barton.

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Mahlon Barton (parent Rachel Barton) was born 13 SEP 1807 in Crystal Spring, Fulton County, Pennsylvania. He died 27 JAN 1887 in Crystal Spring, Fulton County, Pennsylvania.

Mother: Rachel Barton (parents Elijah Barton and Mary Barton) was born 29 DEC 1789 in Amwell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. She died 1820 in Pennsylvania.

Mahlon Barton married Anna James. Anna (parents James James and Sarah Hanks) was born 26 JAN 1806 in Pennsylvania. She died 29 JUN 1880. They had the following children:

Joshua Nelson BARTON b: 28 APR 1827, d: 25 AUG 1901 (Burial: McKendree Cemetery, Crystal Spring, Fulton Co. PA)

James BARTON b: 13 DEC 1828, d: 31 AUG 1899 (James Barton served in the Civil War in Company H, 158 Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. He is buried in the Akersville Cemetery, Brush Creek Twp. Fulton Co. PA)

Sarah Jane BARTON b: 23 NOV 1829, d: 4 MAY 1897 (Burial: Shreves Chapel Cemetery, Monroe Twp. Bedford Co. PA)

Rachel BARTON b: 16 MAY 1832, d: 4 NOV 1908

Mary Etta BARTON b: 23 DEC 1833 d: 25 JUL 1907 (Burial: McKendree Cemetery, Crystal Spring, Fulton Co. PA)

Lythia 'Sitha' BARTON b: 30 JUL 1835, d: 31 AUG 1891 (Burial: Akersville Cemetery, Brush Creek Twp. Fulton Co. PA)

Osee BARTON b: 2 FEB 1837, d: 6 JUL 1895 (Burial: Akersville Cemetery, Brush Creek Twp. Fulton Co. PA)

Roda BARTON b: 29 MAR 1839, d: 1 JUN 1915 in Cyrstal Spring, Fulton County, Pennsylvania (Burial: Akersville Cemetery, Brush Creek Twp. Fulton Co. PA)

Asa BARTON b: 10 FEB 1841, d: 10 SEP 1862 in Nashville, Tennessee (Asa Barton served in Company H, 208th Pennsylvania Regiment, and died in a hospital in Nashville on September 10, 1862, during the Civil War.)

Morgan McClellan BARTON b: 9 FEB 1843, d: 12 MAY 1929 (Morgan McClellan Barton served in the Civil War, in Company M, 22d Pennsylvania Cavalry.)

Julia Ann BARTON b: 27 OCT 1845, d: 29 SEP 1892

Minerva Jane BARTON b: 26 OCT 1847, d: 1 FEB 1930


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