Barton Lineage VIII

Haplogroup R1b

A Pennsylvania, USA Family

The earliest BARTON of this family is Joseph Barton who died 1700 in Moreland Township, Pennsyvlvania.

535 descendants in 197 famies of this early Joseph Barton are now known and displayed in the Barton Database (see link above; details about living persons are suppressed).

In the past some family members have confused this Joseph Barton family with similarly named families in Lineage I. Modern DNA testing has clarified.

Joseph Barton died 1700 Moreland Twp. Pennsylvania - B-42
      Joseph Barton born 1672 England died Oct 1711 Pennsylvania - C-11, C-12
            Elizabeth Barton born abt 1706 Pennsylvania
            Joseph Barton born 1708 Pennsylvania
            Thomas Barton born 1710 Pennsylvania - F-14, F-22

Major Learning Opportunities

  • Discovering the Immigrant Ancestor
  • Finding the family seat in the British Isles

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    Line Leader: Jane Marie (Barton) Caywood

  • About Lineage VIII

    Descendants of Thomas Gage Barton (1775/1779-1844) have been added to the Barton Database.

    The most definitive published pedigree found so far is ""Joseph Barton of Pennsylvania and Some of His Descendants of Pennsylvania and New Jersey", by Barbara Carver Smith CG, 1927. Gc 929.2 B285s at Allen Co. Pub. Lib., Ft. Wayne Indiana.


    Two brothers of this line fought in the American Revolutionary War - Pvt. Thomas Barton (1737-aft Aug 1792) and Pvt. Benjamin Barton (1744-1805) as did their cousin Pvt. Eli Barton (1760-1842).


    Hon. Thomas Henry Barton (1837-1926) Family