I am a descendent of Col. Joseph Barton through his daughter Abigail. Abigail married Dr. John Hinchman of Vernon, Sussex County, NJ. Dr. Hinchman was a Dr. in the Colonial Army.
I recently heard a family story that Abigail Barton was a loyalist like her father, but changed her ways. George Washington and his troups stayed at the Hinchman Farm in Vernon, NJ. Abigail was said to have fed Washington in her home.
I have just learned of my connection to the Barton Family and would love to learn more. I can share my Hinchman and Crowell information if you are interested.