E. Barton Papers
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The First 200 Years of Pendleton County
Mildred (Bowen) Belew (Pages 105-106):
Barton, b. 29 July 1870, Pendleton Co., Ky. – d. 11 Nov 1951 at his home on
Robbins Street, Falmouth, Ky. a
member of the Pendleton County Bar for 61 years.
Mr. Barton was probably best known as a historian.
During his lifetime he collected the histories of all the families in
Pendleton County at that time, as well as many historical facts concerning the
county. This historical and
genealogical information is available to the public, known as the “Barton
was a leading attorney and handled many important cases during his lifetime.
He was active in Democrat politics and in 1898 served as Representative
in the Kentucky Legislature and Speaker of the House.
World War II, he served on the Pendleton County Draft Board.
He served in many civic affairs and served as City Attorney of Falmouth
at one time. At the time of his
death he was Master Commissioner of Pendleton County. He was an excellent surveyor and thus was out of the old
school. He gained his law degree
from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. For a time he worked for the Pension Bureau and then went
west for the government. Before
returning to Falmouth, he did considerable surveying in Mexico.
returning to Pendleton County he became an extensive farmer, owning 1500 acres
at one time in Pendleton and Bracken Counties.
was a son of Thomas M. & Mary Jane Beckett Barton.
In early life he united with the Butler Baptist Church and maintained a
Christian life until the end. He
married 9 Nov 1910, Louise Brandt, b. 13 Sept 1870, D/O Charles & Magdaline
Brandt. They had two children; Mary
md. Edward P. Jackson and lived in Louisville, Ky. and Charles of Lexington, Ky.
He is buried in Riverside Cemetery at Falmouth.
is what a standard "Barton Paper" looks like:
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