Marion, Indiana Chronicle
Grant County, Indiana Obituaries
Tuesday, 17 January 1939
RITES ARE SET
SWAYZEE, Ind., Jan. 17.--Funeral rites for Frank Barton, eighty-two, pioneer Grant county resident, will be held at 1:30 pm. Wednesday in the Rigdon Methodist Episcopal church. Burial will be at Rigdon. Mr. Barton died Monday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Elmer Niccum, Swayzee.--------
Mr. Barton was a native of Rigdon, but had been making his home with his daughter for the past 15 years following the death of his wife. He had retired from farming several years ago.
Survivors include the daughter at whose home he died; two sisters, Mrs. Ollie Fite, Marion, and Mrs. George Lee, Summitville, and a brother, D. M. Barton, Terre Haute.
Submitted by R. Hoggatt.
Note: The daughter's name whose house Frank died was Angeline Barton (Angie Niccum).