Letha Barton

9 April 1895–11 August 1964 (Age 69)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Letha

When Letha Barton was born on 9 April 1895, in South Carolina, United States, her father, William Austin Barton, was 26 and her mother, Rachel Owings, was 25. She died on 11 August 1964, at the age of 69, and was buried in New Hope Cemetery, White Harbor, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin E Morgan
1893–1968
Letha Barton
1895–1964

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Austin Barton

    Male1868–1931Male

    Rachel Owings

    Female1869–1904Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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 (1)

  • Letha Barton in household of Austin Barton, "United States Census, 1900"

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