2516. Jonathan Miles Chub9 BARTON (Uriah Samuel8, Joel7, Jonathan6, Timothy5, Joshua4, Samuel3, Matthew2, Edward1) was born in Clinton CO., IA 2 August 1855. Jonathan died 21 February 1938 in Pipestone, MN, at 82 years of age.(1961) His body was interred 24 February 1938 in Lake View, Sac, IA.

He married Mary Agnes GADDIS 23 October 1879 in Mequoketa, IA.(1962) Mary was born 18 January 1861 in Mequoketa, IA. Mary was the daughter of Robert GADDIS and Deborah DEMMING. Mary died 19 January 1928 in Lake View, Sac, IA, at 67 years of age.

Jonathan was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census in Berlin, Clinton, IA. The following individual is also linked to this event: Mary Agnes GADDIS (wife). Jonathan was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census in Moscow, Muscatine, IA. Jonathan was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in Elmer, Pipestone, MN. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Donald Miles BARTON (son); Howard Wayne BARTON (son); Willard Ralph BARTON (son); Mary Agnes GADDIS (wife). The year following their marriage Jonathan and Mary Agnes rented some land and began farming on their own. In 1891 the couple and six children moved to Rock County Minnesota where they farmed for several years. In 1895 the moved again, this time to Lake View IA where Jonathan, then known as Chub, became a butter maker and then the owner of a dray line meeting the trains and hauling freight to stores and businesses in town.

The family moved again in 1907, to Pipestone County Minnesota where daughter Zaida and her husband lived. Chub rented some land in Altona and resumed farming for the next nine years. In 1919 they moved to Trosky, Mn where Jonathan operated a cream station and managed the hotel. They returned to Lake View where Mary died 19 January 1928. That same year Jonathan suffered a stroke which left him an invalid for his remaining years. (K Smith 1999)

According to information provided by a descendant, Jonathan was blind late in his lifetime.

Jonathan Miles Chub BARTON and Mary Agnes GADDIS had the following children:

child + 3920 i. Zaida Eva10 BARTON was born 19 December 1880.

child + 3921 ii. Deborah Ethel BARTON was born 6 August 1883.

child + 3922 iii. Robert Earl BARTON was born 22 February 1885.

child + 3923 iv. Lulu Blanche BARTON was born 10 December 1887.

child + 3924 v. Ray Alphonzo BARTON was born 17 July 1889.

child + 3925 vi. Edna May BARTON was born 1 January 1891.

child + 3926 vii. Willard Ralph BARTON was born 16 June 1896.

child 3927 viii. Howard Wayne BARTON was born 27 October 1897.(1963) Howard died 27 December 1966 at 69 years of age.

child + 3928 ix. Donald Miles BARTON was born 15 May 1900.

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