The following query was taken from the D-OGS September 2010 Newsletter:
Barbara West submitted a query about her BARBER ancestory of Madison Co., TN:
Joel & Mary Barber (both born: 1815 according to the 1860 Census Jackson, Madison County, Tenn Census Report.)
Son: Richard Lafayette Barber b. May 6, 1850 in Jackson, Tenn. Died July 14, 1920, buried Maplewood Cemetery, married Olive Beavers.
Grandson: William Lafayette Barber born 10 May 1904 in NC, died 2 June 1988 in Buncombe. William was married to ____? Any Children________?
Richard Lafayette Barber’s brother was John Franklin Barber, my gr-grandfather.
1850 Census Madison Co. Dist. 17 TN Page 712, Family 933:
BARBER, John 35 b. 1815 NC
BARBER, Mary 35 b. 1815 TN
1. William H. 16 b. TN
2. George W. 14 TN (died 1864 Civil War)
3. Mary A. 12 TN
4. Joel A. 9 TN
5. James K.P. 6 TN
6. John Franklin 3 born: Sept 15, 1847 TN died in Craighead Co., Ark.
7. Richard Lafayette 6 mo. born: May 6, 1850 TN
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