Barton at the age of 109
|Birth:||12 October 1908|
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA
|Age:||112 years, 246 days|
Barbara Barton (née Gibbs; born 12 October 1908) is an American supercentenarian who is the oldest known person living in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Her age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.
Barbara Barton was born on 12 October 1908 in Barrington, Rhode Island, USA, the only child of Harold and Mabel (Collamore) Gibbs. She studied textile design at the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating in 1928. She went on to work as a fabric designer in Worcester, Massachusetts. She was married to Edwin Barton (1909-1992), with whom she had four children.
Barton currently lives in a care home in East Providence, Rhode Island. She celebrated her 112th birthday in October 2020.
- Barbara Gibbs Barton Find a Grave
- 110-year-old Rhode Islander sustained by art and positive outlook Providence Journal, 13 October 2018
- Rhode Island woman celebrates 112th birthday WJAR, 12 October 2020