William Barton

Male1821–30 April 1885

Brief Life History of William

When William Barton was born in 1821, in Cumberland Bay, Waterborough, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Barton, was 56 and his mother, Jane Burk, was 56. He had at least 11 sons and 1 daughter with Rhoda Ann Goodwin. He lived in Waterborough, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871. He died on 30 April 1885, in Cumberland Bay, Waterborough, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

William Barton
Rhoda Ann Goodwin
Samuel Barton
James Barton
about 1834–
Charles Barton
about 1840–about 1846
George Andrew Barton
about 1850–1911
James R. Barton
about 1855–1928
Joseph Ezra Barton
William Goodwin Barton
about 1846–about 1880
John Robert Barton
Samuel Edwin Barton
Adelia Anne Barton
Jarvis Estabrooks Barton
William E. Barton

Sources (9)

  • William Barton, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Barton - Census record: birth-name: William Barton
  • William Barton in the Canada, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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Children (12)

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Siblings (16)

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World Events (4)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 46

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


Age 48



Age 50

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places called with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick . The name is also found in Ireland, where it has been Gaelicized as de Bartún.

Polish (Bartoń); Czech and Slovak (mainly Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Polish Bartłomiej, Czech Bartoloměj, Slovak Bartolomej, from Latin Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ). This surname is also found in Germany.

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

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