Alfred Barton Jr

6 April 1918–3 February 2002 (Age 83)
Texas, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Barton Jr was born on 6 April 1918, in Texas, United States, his father, Alfred Barton, was 25 and his mother, Josephine R Barton, was 25. He lived in Matador, Motley, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 2, Motley, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 3 February 2002, in Texas, United States, at the age of 83.

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Alfred Barton
Josephine R Barton
Pauline Barton
Alfred Barton Jr

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Alfred Barton in household of Alfred Barton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfred Barton Jr. in household of Alfred Barton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfred Barton, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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