Mary Elizabeth Barton

25 September 1862–9 February 1958 (Age 95)
Rush, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Barton was born on 25 September 1862, in Rush, Indiana, United States, her father, Joshua Barton, was 40 and her mother, Angeline Kiplinger, was 35. She married George Washington Lee on 3 May 1884, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Liberty Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 9 February 1958, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Summitville, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Lee
Mary Elizabeth Barton
Marriage: 3 May 1884
Carrie Alice Lee
Fern Leota Lee
William Lewis Lee
Leroy Lee
Daisy Agnes Lee
James Walter Lee

Spouse and Children

3 May 1884
Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Barton


    Angeline Kiplinger




    George Thomas Barton


    Henry Orlando Barton


    Doctor Marshall Barton


    Robert Benjamin Franklin Barton


    Alfred Lon Barton


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 28

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Mary E Lee in household of George Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May E Barton in household of Joshua Barton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Lee in household of George Lee, "United States Census, 1900"

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