Barton, Frederic Augustus
Barton, Frederic Augustus a Congregational minister, was born at Chester, Vt., Jan. 24, 1809. He graduated at Dartmouth College in 1831, at Andover Theological Seminary in 1836; was ordained pastor at Collinsville, Conn., in 1839; was pastor there 1838-43; Chicopee Falls, 1843-46; Indian Orchard, Mass., 1858-61; East Boston, 1868-71; and Newtonville, Mass. 1871-81. During the interval of 1846-58 he was engineering in South America and elsewhere; in 1861-62 he was chaplain of the 10th Massachusetts Volunteers, and from 1862 to '68 he lived without charge at Nashua, N. H. He died in his last charge, Feb. 23, 1881. See Necr. of Andover Theol. Sem., 1880-81, s.v.