Upcoming special days on our calendar:

  6 Feb - Waitaingi Day, NZ

14 Feb - Valentine's Day, USA, UK, CAN, AUS

20 Feb - President's Day, USA

28 Feb - Mardi Gras/Shrove Tuesday, USA

13 Mar - Commonwealth Day, CAN

13 Mar - Eight Hours Day, AUS, NZ

17 Mar - St. Patrick's Day, USA, UK, CAN, AUS, NZ

21 Mar - Harmony Day, AUS

24 Mar - Dia de la Memoria por la Verdad y la Justica, ARG

26 Mar - Mothering Sunday, UK

This is the official website of the Barton Historical & Genealogical Society. It is the gateway to the largest collection of materials related to BARTON Family History on the Internet. Membership in the Barton Historical & Genealogical Society is open to all with an interest in the Barton surname. Note: you do not have to be a dues paying member to utilize our information and we welcome you to share your research as you use what we have compiled.

President’s Welcome

Thank you for the honor of serving as the President of Barton Historical and Genealogical Society. This is an exciting time for us at BHGS. We have many opportunities on the horizon to move forward with our research into the history and genealogy of all Bartons.

Our Executive Committee and Board are working diligently to provide up-to -date, reliable and verifiable information on our Barton ancestry. Our DNA Database Manager is making great steps with the DNA project. More and more Barton descendants are being tested and the information database is growing. The historical database is growing as well and we are beginning to archive our documents, pictures and Barton memorabilia into Evernote for digital access.

Our newsletter editor is looking for your facts and folk stories for publication in our quarterly newsletter. If you have birth announcements, wedding announcements, obituaries or other general news, please share with us for publication. Her contact information is on the website. Also, members will soon be able to access the newsletter online and to obtain member information on their membership status through our "members only" page.

The Annual Meeting location and date for 2017 will be announced shortly after the New Year! We are hoping for a good attendance as we gather more and more information on our cousins and ancestors.

I look forward to our success in finding out more about the Barton migration around the world and getting to know each of you.

Kathy Barton Gerwig


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We have an open-to-the-public Facebook community group for all Barton Researchers where you can post questions and discuss research with others at:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/89460933957/

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