Here lies an affectionate parent & sincere friend. SETH BARTON Was born near Warren, Rhode Island July 29 A.D. 1755, and died at his seat near Fredericksburg, December 29 A.D. 1813, Aged 58 years and 5 months.
Section - Section 6 ID -81
Death - 1813
Age - Age 41-60
Gender - Male
Profession - Merchant
Veteran - Revolutionary War
Letter Paula Felder to Vernon Edenfield.
Barton purchased Fielding Lewis estate 1799 and brought 5 children to live them. Originally from RI and served in the Revolution War army and afterwards became a successful shipping merchant in Baltimore. In 1802 tried make grounds as a subdivision, including the mansion itself.
1812 helped develop Liberty town at the intersection of Barton and Liberty Street.
Then a 3rd subdivision intersection Hanover and Kirkland Streets, including both sides of Hanover Street extended and included the 10 acre tract which became the Brompton estate.
Married Sarah Emerson Maxwell.
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