3602. Fred Waterman10 BARTON (Fred9, Andrew Jackson8, Benjamin7, Benjamin6, Bezaleel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Matthew2, Edward1) was born in Westboro, MA July 4, 1891. Fred died October 22, 1963 in Dunedin, FL, at 72 years of age. His body was interred in Westboro, MA.(2277)
He married Helen Ruth SANDERS December 23, 1916. Helen was born January 26, 1897 in Worcester, Worcester, MA. Helen died May 24, 1979 in Clearwater, FL, at 82 years of age. Her body was interred in Westboro, MA.(2278)
Fred was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Worcester, Worcester, MA. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Fred Rockwood BARTON (son); Helen Ruth SANDERS (wife). Fred was listed as the head of a household on the 1930 census in Worcester, Worcester, MA. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Fred Rockwood BARTON (son); Robert Gordon BARTON (son); Helen Ruth SANDERS (wife). Upon the early death of his father, Fred and his brothers were forced to do odd jobs at an early age. He left school at 16 to help support the family. He became a mechanic and grinder at Norton's in Worcester which enabled him to attend Becker Business College. There he was both student and part time teacher. When he registered for the draft in Houlton on 5 June 1917 he was described as tall and slender with light brown hair and blue eyes. In 1923 he went to work for Sawyer Lumber Co. as a bookkeeper and upon retirement 35 years later had become treasurer and a director of the firm. Much time was spent in civic activities with the Kiwanis, Lions, Masons, Chamber of Commerce and on the golf course of Wachusett Country Club of which he was elected President. On retirement he and wife Helen Sanders moved to Dunedin, Florida.
Fred Waterman BARTON and Helen Ruth SANDERS had the following children:
+ 4813 i. Fred Rockwood11 BARTON was born May 28, 1918.
+ 4814 ii. Robert Gordon BARTON (still alive).
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