Birth: Nov. 24, 1842, Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia.
Death: Jan. 17, 1917, Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia.
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Parents: David Walker Barton (1800 - 1863), Frances Lucy Jones Barton (1808 - 1890).
Wife: Gertrude W Baker Barton (1871 - 1963).
Children: Robert T Barton (1891 - 1980), Gertrude Barton Field (1894 - 1988).
Siblings: Martha Walker Barton Sheild (1834 - 1890), Charles Marshall Barton (1835 - 1862), William Strother Barton (1838 - 1868), Robert Thomas Barton (1842 - 1917).
Burial: Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia.
He was a Civil War Veteran.
First Virginia, cavalry , ( Rockbridge Cavalry ) Robert T. Barton, Enlisted Battery March 7, 1862.
Robert Barton of the Rockbridge Cavalry, was shot through the lungs in Early's Valley campaign, and left within the enemy's lines, where, nursed by his sister, his life hung in the balance for many days.
He was a Cannoneer under Stonewall Jackson, in north Virginia.