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Barton Howerton Cross (abt. 1801 - 1882)

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Barton Howerton Cross
Born about in Randolph, West Virginia, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married (to about ) in Randolph, VA, USAmap [uncertain]
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Died in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United Statesmap
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Burial: Stringtown Cemetery Belington Barbour County West Virginia, USA

Created by: Stella Record added: Jul 21, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 93971995 Birth: 1801 Randolph Charlotte County Virginia, USA Death: Aug. 21, 1882 Belington Barbour County West Virginia, USA

Barton Howerton Cross was born in 1801 at Randolph, Charlotte, Virginia. His parents were John Cross (1729-1810) and Barbara Borer Cross (1754-1813).

Barton married Deborah Ann Moore (1804-1846) on April 6, 1823 at Randolph, Virginia. Deborah Ann Moore was the daughter of Daniel Moore (1774-1842) and Deborah Poling Moore (1774-1842). Barton and Deborah had 14 children. All children were born in Hunter Fork, Randolph or Barbour County, VA (later W.V.). This couple also had at least 117 grandchildren.

Children of Deborah Ann MOORE and Barton Howerton CROSS:

  1. Sarah C. Cross was born in 1821 in Hunter Fork Community, Randolph County, Virginia. She married John W. Barnhouse on Nov. 2, 1859. Sarah died in 1880. #Mary Cross was born in 1822. Must have died in 1822.
  2. Barbara Cross was born in 1823 in Hunter Fork, Randolph County, VA and died July 20, 1888 in Barbour Co, WV. She married William S. Moore.
  3. Rachel Cross was born in 1826 in Hunter Fork and died on Feb. 17, 1882. She married Allen Phillips (1833-1876).
  4. Barton Howerton Cross was born in 1828. He married Emily Black ((1829-1852). Barton's 2nd wife was Juliann Canfield (1830-1912). Barton died in 1888.
  5. John Wesley Cross was born in 1829 at Hunter Fork and died Aug. 3, 1898. John married Nancy Ann Ramsey (1828-1893).
  6. Daniel Cross was born 1831 in Hunter Fork and died 1862 in Cheat Mountain CSA. He married Catherine and they had 5 children.
  7. George W. Cross was born in 1833 in Hunter Fork. He married Elizabeth Digman (1827-1909), and George died in 1913.
  8. Jackson Cross was born on Nov. 3, 1835 in Hunter Fork and died June 8, 1907 in Belmont County, OH. He married Mary E. Moore (1838-1884).
  9. Levi Cross was born on Aug. 13, 1836 in Hunter Fork and died Dec. 12, 1915 in Stringtown, Barbour County, WV. He married Angeline Price (1838-1927). Levi is also a veteran of the Civil War and was a minister.
  10. William M. Cross was born on Aug. 16, 1838 in Hunter Fork and died in 1920. He married Sarah Catherine Fink (1846-1895). His second wife was Christina Delauder (1865-1943.
  11. Simpson Cross was born in 1842 in Hunter Fork. He also served in the Civil War, died in 1918 and is buried at the Stringtown Graveyard in Barbour County, WV. He married Elvira Poling (1847-1931).
  12. Christina Cross was born in 1843 and died in 1922. She married Joseph Fitzwater (1838-1924).
  13. Charles Cross was born in 1846 and died in 1927. He married Nancy Louise Moore (1845-1927).

Deborah Ann Moore Cross died in 1846. Barton Cross then married Mary Ann Polly Delauder (1822-1882). This was 2nd marriages for both Barton and Mary. Mary's first husband was Elias Fink (1820-1848). This couple had 3 children together. Barton and Mary had one daughter, Arminda Cross (1855-1938) who married Lemuel Laffayette Poling (1857–1933). This couple had 7 children.

Barton and Deborah had at least 4 sons who served in the Civil War. Barton died at Hunter's Fort, Barbour County, WV on Aug. 21, 1882.


  • Stringtown Cemetery, Belington, Barbour County, WV, USA

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