MORGAN COUNTY, GEORGIA
Many descendants of David Barton who md. Ruth Oldham settled in this county. I have additional hard copy notes on this, but your best source of information would be to contact the Barton Historical Society.
Presley Barton b: Abt. 1754 NC d: 1822 Morgan, GA
Susannah Barton md. 5-29-1817 in Morgan Co., GA to John Swift (b. ca 1765), son of Flower Swift, son of Thomas Swift, son of William Swift of Talbot Co., Maryland, son of Ralph Swift.
Descendant of David & Ruth:
b: Abt. 1808 Morgan, Ga md. (1) 1832 William Justiss
in Clarke Co., GA; (2) Benoni Gray
Children by William Justiss:
Marcus DeLafayette md. Frances Foy Powledge in Meriwether Co., GA.
Debra - 11/18/00
My grandmother placed some handwritten notes in the Casey family bible showing that Henry "Hal" Casey married Jane Barton July 29, 1816 in Morgan County, Georgia. The note further states that Jane had a brother named John Barton who was buried in the Asa Prior Cemetery on Tan Yard Branch in Cedartown, Polk County, GA. Another note states that Henry Casey was living in Tallapoosa County, AL when his wife died when his son James Henry Casey was about six months. Knowing that James Henry was born in February of 1830, I assume that Jane's death date was in 1829. I have no other information on this family, but would love to know more about my Barton ancestors.
From Tom email@example.com http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Cyprus/1115/
James Harris Barton (1799-c1876), eldest child of Caleb and Sarah (Harris) Barton, was a native of Anderson Dist., SC, and removed to GA in 1820, settling in Walton Co., where he lived for thirty years, and married ca. 1827, Susan Rebecca Goodson (ca. 1812-ante 1869), daughter of William Goodson of Jack's Creek in Walton County). James moved thence to Morgan County, where he lived for twenty years. His wife dying ante 12 Feb. 1869 in Clarke Co., GA (probate), he removed to Smith Co., Texas, dying there in 1874/76
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