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Opal M (Martin) Barton (1902 - 1990)

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Opal M Barton formerly Martin
Born in Westboro, Atchison County,Missouri, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Missouri, USAmap
Profile last modified 12 May 2017 | Created 25 Sep 2016
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Opal was born in 1903. She is the daughter of William Martin and Flora Dragoo. In 1910, the family was living in Lincoln, Atchison County, Missouri.[1]

Opal was still living with her parents and siblings (Richard and Jean) in 1920 in Clark, Atchison County, Missouri.[2]

She married Merle H. Barton. By 1920, they were living in Fisher, Fremont County, Iowa, and had two children (William R and Beverly E).[3] By 1940, they had moved back to Clark Township, Atchison County, Missouri, and had three children at home (William, Beverly, and Blaine).[4]

Opal passed away in 1990.[5] Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Fairfax, Atchison County, Missouri.[6]


  1. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 October 2015), Opal Martin in household of William Martin, Lincoln, Atchison, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 24, sheet 11B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,779.
  2. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 December 2015), Opal Martin in household of William Martin, Clark, Atchison, Missouri, United States; citing sheet 9A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,903.
  3. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), Opal Barton in entry for Merle Barton, 1930.
  4. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 September 2016), Opal M Barton in household of Merle Barton, Clark Township, Atchison, Atchison, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 3-4, sheet 1B, family 19, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2082.
  5. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Opal M Barton, 14 Oct 1990; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  6. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 July 2016), Opal M. Martin Barton, 1990; Burial, Fairfax, Atchison, Missouri, United States of America, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery; citing record ID 38025412, Find a Grave,

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