770. Benjamin7 BARTON (Isaac6, Isaac5, Jedediah4, Samuel3, Matthew2, Edward1) was born in Oxford, Worcester, MA 3 August 1789.(942) Benjamin died 4 September 1860 in Gill, Franklin, MA, at 71 years of age.(943)

He married twice. He married Sarah PARSONS 1 January 1812. Sarah was born 18 February 1793 in Vernon, VT.(944) Sarah was the daughter of Andrew PARSONS and Rebecca LEE(?). Sarah died 1 February 1851 in Gill, Franklin, MA, at 57 years of age. He married Asenath DAY Hoseley 24 February 1852 in Greenfield, Franklin, MA.(945) Asenath was born 1808 in MA. Asenath was the daughter of James DAY and Asenath WIFE OF JAMES DAY.

Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Gill, Franklin, MA. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Warren David BARTON (household member); Hannah PIERCE (household member); George Leonard BARTON (household member); Benjamin Bradford BARTON (household member); Sarah PARSONS (household member); Leonard BARTON (household member); Mary Eliza FROST (household member). Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census in Gill, Franklin, MA. The following individual is also linked to this event: Asenath DAY Hoseley (household member). About 1825 Benjamin purchased the Barton farm from George Howland at Riverside, Gill which remained in the family at lerast through his grandson, Henry. He served as a town selectmal in Gill in 1841 and 1842 and sold the town the land for a schoolhouse and expansion of the Riverside cemetery.

Benjamin BARTON and Sarah PARSONS had the following children:

child + 1813 i. Alvira8 BARTON was born CA 1812.

child 1814 ii. Leonard BARTON was born in Bernardston, Franklin, MA 21 December 1814.(946) Leonard died 22 October 1897 in Gill, Franklin, MA, at 82 years of age.(947) Leonard was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census in Gill, Franklin, MA. Leonard was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census in Gill, Franklin, MA. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Henry Bradford BARTON (nephew); Harriet Isabella BARTON (niece). Taught school for many years and succeded to the management of his father's property on the death of his brother. He was active in town politics serving as selectman for 1845-1848, 1850-51, 1859-62 ans 1867-72. He was town clerk in 1853 and 1854.

child + 1815 iii. Benjamin Bradford BARTON was born 9 February 1817.

child + 1816 iv. Rebeccah Lucy BARTON was born 29 May 1822.

horizontal rule

email graphic Send email to preparer: pwbarton1@comcast.net

Table of Contents graphic Return to Table of Contents or Index

Go to Next Page GraphicGo to Next Page

Go to Previous Page GraphicGo to Previous Page