The Northern Maine, its Points of Interest and its Representative Business Men manuscript provides historical sketches of the nine towns featured within it’s embrace, as well as biographical sketches of the businesses and the men and women who owned and ran those businesses found within the towns of Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn, and Kingman.
Barto, David C., Ferrisburgh, Panton p. o., was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1849. He is a general farmer and sheep grower. He has been lister of the town two terms and selectman for six years. He was married in 1878 to Harriet F. Stimson, of Westport, N. Y. They have had two daughters born to them — Wealtha G. and Grace E. David C. Barto is a son of William R. and Huldah (Baldwin) Barto. Mrs. Barto was born in Summit, Schoharie county, N. Y., in 1816. They had one son born to them — David C. William R.