Charles Lee Barton
birth: 17 Apr 1832, possibly in TN, OH, VA, IL, or NC
death: 15 Sep 1900 at Mitchell, Lawrence Co., IN
burial: Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell, Lawrence Co., IN
marriage: 15 July 1867 at Mitchell, Lawrence Co., IN
Mary Elizabeth Alter
birth: 29 Dec 1844 at Allegheny Co., PA to David Mell Alter and Margaret Anna Ritner Alter
death: 15 Jan 1926, St Louis, MO
burial: Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell, Lawrence Co., IN, in Charles’ plot but unmarked
Children of Charles Lee Barton and Mary Elizabeth Alter:
- Delia (Dell) Lee Barton, b 1873, d. 1900, m. Aurora (Arra) Nelson Palmer
- Gertrude J Barton, b. 1876, d. 1944, m. Perry M McBride
Charles Lee Barton lived in:
1867-1900: Mitchell, Lawrence County, Indiana
He also lived in Sneedville, Tennessee, the state of Ohio, and Paintsville, Kentucky.
Fought for the Tennessee Volunteers and the Union Army in the Civil War. Was promoted to Captain before being mustered out as an invalid in December 1862. He was a silversmith, jeweler, and watchmaker.
Extensive research has failed to reveal his parents’ names nor his birthplace. Contributor would welcome information.