Ralph Parker Barton

19 March 1898–27 January 1963 (Age 64)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ralph Parker

When Ralph Parker Barton was born on 19 March 1898, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Bradford Lorenzo Barton, was 45 and his mother, Ida Virginia Parker, was 42. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Betzy Elvira Rosenberg. He lived in Holbrook, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 27 January 1963, at the age of 64.

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Ralph Parker Barton
Betzy Elvira Rosenberg
Barbara V Barton
Harold B Barton

Spouse and Children



    Barbara V Barton


    Harold B Barton


Parents and Siblings

    Bradford Lorenzo Barton


    Ida Virginia Parker




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick .2 German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus ( see Bartholomew ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Norton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ralph P Barton in household of Bradford L Barton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph P Barton in household of Bradford L Barton, "United States Census, 1900"

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