Louisa Adeline (Addie) Barton

Louisa Adeline (Addie) Barton (HMJHG)

Location: Salado, TX 76571 Bell County
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N 30° 56.68', W 97° 32.253'

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When Addie Barton (1858-1921) was seven years old, her parents, Dr. Welborn and Louisa Barton, moved to Salado so their children could attend Salado College. Upon graduation, Addie became a teacher. She felt called to become a missionary in 1883 and went to Saltillo, Mexico the next year. Her home church, then called Salado Baptist Church of Christ, commissioned her. She taught at the Madero Institute and other day and boarding schools for girls. Due to the unstable conditions of the Mexican Revolution, she and other missionaries returned home in 1910. Addie worked with Mexican refugees and others in need until her death in 1921 and is remembered as a faithful, loving teacher and leader.
Marker Number13500
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 639702 N 3424386
Decimal Degrees30.94466667, -97.53755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 56.68', W 97° 32.253'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 56' 40.80" N, 97° 32' 15.18" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210 S Main St, Salado TX 76571, US
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