Bio: Barber, Flora B. (1862 - 1916)

Transcriber:  Michelle Harder


Surnames: Barber, Fadner, McCarty, Prink

----Source: Family, Census & Death Records

Above is a photo with these words handwritten on the backside: "Mrs. T. H. (Flora) Barber about 1913 - 1914. The first teacher in Owen, Wisconsin. She lived in Withee"

Theodore H. Barber was the principal of the Alma Center School of Jackson County and was married to Flora McCarty (b. 4 Apr 1862, d. 18 Mar 1916). They had a son named Joseph. Joseph married Sina Fadner, lived in Eau Claire, and had two children-Carl F. and a daughter.

Wisconsin Marriage Record

Groom's Name: Eugine A. Prink
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Flora B. Barber
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 11 Apr 1880
Marriage Place: Jefferson, Wisconsin
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00780-0
System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy
Source Film Number: 1266681
Reference Number: P.257, 842

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Withee, Clark, Wisconsin

Name: Flora B. Barber
Age: 43y
Estimated Birth Year: Abt 1862
Birthplace: United States
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Race: White
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Place of Birth: Parent 1: Ireland
Place of Birth: Parent 2: Ireland
Family Number: 43
Page Number: 576
Line Number: 73
Household Gender Age
Head: Theodore N Barber M 45y
Flora B. Barber F 43y
Child Jmie E Barber M 19y
Child Francis M Barber F 13y

1900 Federal Census, Hixon & Longwood townships, Clark, Wisconsin

Name: Flora Barber
Birth Date: Apr 1862
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Spouse: Thedore Barber
Spouse's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: Thedore Barber
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 19
Estimated Marriage Year: 1881
Mother How Many Children: 2
Number Living Children: 2
Immigration Year:
Enumeration District: 0023
Page: 3
Sheet Letter: A
Family Number: 47
Reference Number: 33
Head: Thedore Barber M, March 1860, b. Wis., Father b. NJ, Mother b. NY
Flora Barber F
Child: Joseph Barber M, June 1886, b.
Child: May Barber F, Aug. 1891, b. Wisconsin

1910 Federal Census, Withee, Clark Co., Wis.

Name: Flora Barber
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Race : White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Family Number: 39
Page Number: 2
Household Gender Age
Head:  T H Barber M 50y
Flora Barber F 49y
Child: Joseph Barber M 22y
Child: Fannie M Barber F 18y


----Source: Clark Co. Death Records

Flora Barber-Teacher; b. 4-Apr-1862; d. 18-Mar-1916, apoplexy; 53 yrs, 11 mo., 14 da. F. Florence McCarthy (b. Ireland); M. Mary Jane (b. Ireland), Cert. Info by T. H. Barber; Undertaker: Fred Griebenow.

Cemetery Records

Riverside Cemetery, Withee, Hixon Twp., Clark Co., Wis.



You have written that Theodore and Flora had a son Joseph who married Sina Fadner..........The Joseph who married Lucina 'Sina' Fadner was Theordore's brother, not his son. I know its confusing because there were ALOT of Joseph's.

Just thought I'd let you know.  Sandy Ciszewski



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