John Barter1

#14541, (23 January 1762 - 29 July 1826)


Martha Ann Foote b. 1764, d. 1828
Children 1.William Barter+1 (c 1794 - 1857)
 2.Richard Barter+1 (1797 - 1864)
 3.James Barter1 (c 1804 - )
Birth*23 January 1762He was born on 23 January 1762 at Houl (poss. Holne or Holsworthy), Devonshire, EnglandG.1,2 
Marriage*4 January 1784He married Martha Ann Foote on 4 January 1784 at Dean Prior, Devonshire, IndianaG.2,3 
Death*29 July 1826He died on 29 July 1826 at Posey Co., IndianaG, at age 64.1,2 


  1. [S46] John C. Leffel, History of Posey County (Leffel) (Chicago IL: Standard Publishing Company, 1913), p. 222. "The Barter family is of English origin and was founded in Posey county by John Barter, born May 14. 1797 [sic, actually 1762 - VWH], in the village of Houl, Devonshire, England, who settled with his sons, John, Richard, William and James, in Black township previous to 1820. James, the youngest of these sons..."
  2. [S657] Message Boards, online \\, Post by V Grorud (23 Mar 2001, edited 25 Apr 2005), citing unnamed email from the owner of Richard Foote Barter's house (…).
    "The following is what I found at the family plot behind my house. Martha Ann Barter, wife of John Barter. Died Sept. 2nd, 1828. Age 64 yrs, 6 mos. John Barter, died July 29th, 1826. Age 64 yrs., 6 mos., 6 days.". Hereinafter cited as Boards.
  3. [S1371] Brandon-6 Family Tree, VGrorud, owner, online, John Barter and Mary Ann Foote, marr. 04 Jan 1784, Dean Prior, Devon, England.