According to the 1986 Barton Bulletin, (p. 29), a Barton md. Catherine [Troxler] McKamey.  They resided in Bedford Co., TN and had several children including Frances A. Barton (2-8-1839; TN)  An extra note states this was the part of Bedford which became Marshall Co. in about 1836.

Abner Barton was listed in the 1830 Bedford Co., TN census living near James Yell.  See Coffee Co., TN for further details on this family.  

Tom Norvell is not working on the Barton family, but had an aunt who married Winfield Decatur Barton.  He furnished the following data in the 1980's.

Winfield Decatur Barton (b. 11-18-62/d. 6-26-1934; Jonesboro, Craighead Co., AR) md. Anna Beecher "Beechie" Norvell (9-21-1892; Wartrace, Bedford Co., TN/d. 10-9-1928; Jonesboro/bd. Oak Lawn Cem.)  She was a Baptist, a school teacher, the daughter of David Crockett Norvell and Elizabeth Martin Medearis.

  1. David Ralph Barton (b. 1890; Jonesboro)
  2. Winfield Decatur, Jr. (b. 2-1892/d. 7-1892
  3. Arthur Seibert (1893/1967)
  4. Mary Jerusha (1896/1983)  [Note from Webmaster: There was a Jerusha Barton from Bedford Co., TN related to William Henderson Barton.]
  5. Elizabeth Beecher (1899/1981
  6. Lillian Margaret (1901/1971
  7. Beechie? (d. at birth in 1903; Jonesboro)

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James - 02/13/00 21:21:39

The name of your first known ancestor:  Abner Barton
Where was your ancestor born?: Bedford Co., TN
How did you discover this site?: Link from cousin

Am currently living in PA, but was born in Lewisburg, TN son of James T. and Margaret (Brooks) Barton. I have a fairly extensive Barton family history compiled by my mother, Margaret.

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