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Charles Lee Barton

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.

Other Information:

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.

Submitted by:
Linda Farbry
Email: lfarbry@gmail.com

John Wiseman

John Wiseman
b. 5 January 1800, Burkesville, Cumberland County, Kentucky, to James and Lydia Wiseman
d. 17 January 1882, Colfax, Whitman County, Washington

m/1. 8 February 1827, Harrison County, Indiana
Hannah Venner

m/2. 10 January 1841, Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
Catherine Van Doran

m/3. 14 December 1854, Linn County, Oregon
Catherine (Brown) Snith


  • Elizabeth married James Pearl
  • Catherine married Henry Rebhan
  • Sarah married Joseph Pearl
  • Daniel
  • Nancy Jane married Joseph McKinney
  • Lydia Ann married (1) Columbus Deal, (2) George Hill
  • James B.
  • Harriet L. married [–?–] Pollard
  • John Wesley married Bettie Jane Barton
  • Mary A. married [–?–] DeWitt
  • Hannah married Franklin Presley
  • William

John emigrated from Indiana in 1844 to Andrew, Missouri, and then moved to Linn
County, Oregon, in 1852. John’s father served in the Revolutionary War from Rowan County, North Carolina. He moved to Madison County, Kentucky, in 1792; to Cumberland County, Kentucky, in 1798; to Harrison County, Indiana, in 1813; and to Miami County, Indiana, in 1833.

Submitted by:
Robert D. Wiseman
Elkhart IN

Miranda J. Barton

b. August 1842, Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana
d. 25 March 1915, Girard, Osage County, Kansas

m. 1861, Indiana
Milo F. Wire
d. 9 March 1907, Lyndon, Osage County, Kansas

Children with Milo F. Wire:

  • Jennie married William Kiehl
  • Clara (d. 1907) married [–?–] Shultz

Miranda emigrated from Bluffton, Indiana, in 1895.

Submitted by:
Dr. Eric C. Stumpf
Burr Ridge IL

Aaron Barton

Aaron Barton
b. about 1811, Virginia (now Preston County, West Virginia), to Joshua and Phebe (Duvall) Barton
d. between 1860 and 1865

m. about 1833
Catherine Shelcut
b. about 1812, Pennsylvania, to Ezekiel and Mary A. [–?–] Shelcut
d. between 1865 and 1870

Children with Catherine Shelcut:

  • George H.
  • Charles A.
  • Arthur
  • Araminta
  • Phoebe J.
  • Sabina
  • Mary A.

Aaron moved to Indiana from Fayette County, Pennsylvania. He resided at Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana, and then moved to St. Louis, Missouri, before 1860.

Submitted by:
Dawne Slater-Putt
Huntertown IN
E-mail: dslaterput@aol.com