HENDERSON BARTON FAMILY
Mar. 14, 1999
I am only assuming that Henderson is the son of Henry C. Barton because Henry C. had a son that would have been the correct age of Henderson in the 1830 census. Henderson married in 1839 and in the poorly written marriage record it mentions mother, Martha Henderson, as giving permission for the marriage.
Henderson married Matilda Fortner of Blount Co. She died between 1854 and 1860. By 1860 Henderson lived in Poinsette Co. AR, then by 1870 he lived in Clark Co. AR and had remarried. I knew he disappeared from the AR census in 1880. I was contacted about a year ago by a descendant of one of Henderson's children by his 2nd wife who stated Henderson died in Indian Territory after 1880, which is now McCurtain Co. OK.
As for Henry C. Barton, I would love to find info that could connect him to Henderson.
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 1999
From: Linda LSartin237@aol.com
1840 US Census for Blount Co., Alabama
H. Barton, page 85 1 m 20-30, 1 f 20-30
H. C. Barton, page 92 1 m 60-70, 1 f 60-70
J. J. Barton, page 92 1 m 30-40, 1 f 20-30, 1 m to 10, 1 f to 10
Elizabeth (Barton) Hartgravis, page 92 1 f 30-40, 2 f 10-15, 1 m 5-10, 3 f 5-10, 2 f to 5 (widow of Caleb Hartgraves) on same page as H. C. Barton.
1850 US Census for Blount Co., Alabama
Henderson Barton, 30, farmer, 100, Ala (Henderson Barton married Matilda Fortner 28 Mar 1839 in Blount Co., Alabama)
Matilda, 40, NC
Nancy, 20, Ala
Minerva, 9, Ala
Hassa, 7, Ala
William, 5, Ala
Andrew, 4, Ala
Sarah, 3, Ala
Gilbert Barton, 47, farmer, 125, SC
Mauldin (Mullins), 46, SC
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002
From: Alice <email@example.com>
My gggrandfather WILLIAM JOSEPH VANDERGRIFT married SARAH JANE BARTON on 06/13/1867 in DesArc, Arkansas Prairie County.
1870 Census Hardeman Co, Tn Dist 13.
VANDERGRIFT J.T. 25
SARAH J 23
THOS J 6 (my ggrandfather)
1880 Census Prairie Co, Ar Wattensas Township
VANDEGRIFF, JOSEPH 37
SARAH JANE 32
JAMES T 16 (my ggrandfather)
ANDREW J 14
JOSEPH L 13
MARY BELL 9
JOHN M 7
MILLIE E 3
All were born in Tn except for Sarah who was born in Al. & baby who was born in Ar.
Sarah's parents are Henderson & Matilda (Fortner).
SURNAMES: BARTON, DOBBS, DOOLEY, VANDERGRIFT, VANDERGRIFF (there are many
variations of the Vand surname)
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