1220. Silas Ransom8 BARTON JR. (Silas Ransom7, Abia6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Samuel3, Matthew2, Edward1) was born in Allegany Co., NY 21 July 1844.(1345) Silas died 23 April 1926 in Royal, Antelope, NE, at 81 years of age.(1346) His body was interred 25 April 1926 in Royal, Antelope, NE.

He married Lydia Ann PEASLEY 21 July 1867 in Grand Rapids, Kent, MI.(1347) Lydia was born 21 April 1854 in Coudersport, Potter, PA.(1348) Lydia was the daughter of John PEASLEY and Mary Ann GUERNSEY. Lydia died 29 October 1939 in Royal, Antelope, NE, at 85 years of age.(1349) Her body was interred 30 October 1939 in Royal, Antelope, NE. At the age of 11 Lydia moved with her parents to Michigan where she married Silas at the age of 13. In the 1885 Nebraska census Lydia is said to have been born in CT.

Silas was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census in Spencer, Kent, MI. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Lydia Ann PEASLEY (household member); Henry Hascal BARTON (household member). Silas was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census in Sherman, Antelope, NE. The following individuals are also linked to this event: Leonard Charles BARTON (son); Alfred BARTON (son); Henry Hascal BARTON (son); William Pearl BARTON (son); Lydia Ann PEASLEY (wife). Silas was listed as the head of a family on the 1890 Census in Verdigris, Antelope, NE. Silas was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census in Verdigris, Antelope, NE. The following individuals are also linked to this event: George Washington BARTON (brother); Carrie A. BARTON (daughter); George H. BARTON (son); Leonard Charles BARTON (son); Edmund BARTON (son); William Pearl BARTON (son); Alfred BARTON (son); Lydia Ann PEASLEY (wife). Also enumerated with Silas in the 1870 census are Mary Jane Barton age 22, born PA; Mary E Barton, age 10 born Ohio and Elbridge Barton, age 7 born in Illinois. The position of these people under Elliot may indicate they are his wife and children. In the 1880 census there is an E. Barton age 45 born NY farming next to Silas in Nebraska. SIlas had enlisted for 3 months and 7 days in the civil war as enumerated in the 1890 veterans schedule.

Silas Ransom BARTON Jr. and Lydia Ann PEASLEY had the following children:

child + 2474 i. Henry Hascal9 BARTON was born 24 December 1869.

child + 2475 ii. William Pearl BARTON was born 26 September 1875.

child + 2476 iii. Alfred BARTON was born 2 February 1878.

child + 2477 iv. Leonard Charles BARTON was born 2 December 1878.

child + 2478 v. Edmund BARTON was born 3 April 1882.

child + 2479 vi. George H. BARTON was born 8 October 1888.

child + 2480 vii. Carrie A. BARTON was born 2 August 1890.

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