Willard Mardis Barton

14 April 1901–11 January 1931 (Age 29)
Kerr, Texas, United States

The Life of Willard Mardis

When Willard Mardis Barton was born on 14 April 1901, in Kerr, Texas, United States, his father, Warren Hansel Barton, was 26 and his mother, Isabella E. Ramsey, was 24. He married Anabelle Van Ostrand on 29 September 1924, in Gillespie, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Kerr, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Kerr, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 11 January 1931, in Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, United States.

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Willard Mardis Barton
Anabelle Van Ostrand
Marriage: 29 September 1924
Willard Mardis Barton Jr

Spouse and Children

29 September 1924
Gillespie, Texas, United States


    Willard Mardis Barton Jr


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 4

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 9

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Willard M Barton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mardis Barton in household of Warren H Barton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Williard M Barton in household of Warren H Barton, "United States Census, 1910"

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