Obit: Barber, Joseph (1827 - 1904)

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Surnames: BARBER DEMOUTH

 

----Source: Neillsville Republican Press 9/22/1904


JOSEPH BARBER


Mr. J. L. Barber died at his home in Greenwood, Clark County, Saturday, Sept. 10, 1904, at the age of 76 years, 11 months. He was born in Essex County, N.J., Oct. 10th, 1827 and was married to Miss Francis Demouth in the year 1847. He moved from New Jersey to Chemung County, N.Y., where he worked in a boatyard for a number of years. In 1854 he came to Wisconsin and bought a farm in Calumet County where he lived until twenty years ago last April, when he moved to Christie, Clark County, buying another farm here. Two years ago this fall he moved to Greenwood, where he remained until his death. Mrs. Barber died three years ago. They are survived by seven children a a wife whom he married a few months ago. The funeral was held in the Christie church, the Masons taking charge of the funeral. Interment took place at the Christie Cemetery Sept. 13.

 

Research

 

1870 Federal Census--Charlestown, Calumet Co., Wisconsin

June, 1, 1870

                 

Dwelling

Family

Name

Age

Sex

Color

Occupation

Estate

Personal

Nativity

1

1

Barber, J. L.

43

M

W

Farmer

$3,500

$615

NJ

 

Frances E. Barber

   

W

Housekeeping

   

NJ

 

Hannah M Barber

19

 

W

     

NY

 

Samantha Barber

13

 

W

     

WI

 

Theodore Barber

11

 

W

     

WI

 

Albert Barber

8

 

W

     

WI

 

Joseph Barber

6

 

W

     

WI

 

Frank Barber

8mo.

 

W

     

WI

 

John Barber

76

 

W

     

NJ


Joseph L Barber married Amelia S. Howe / Young (1858-1939) 3 Jun 1903 in Greenwood, Clark Co., Wisconsin, United States.  She was the former wife of George A. Young (1859-1900)  who she married 23 April, 1889 in Minneapolis, Minnesota..  They had two children, Llewellyn E. "Wellen" and Helen Mildred (1894-1927) and both attended the public school in Greenwood.  They lived next door to Henry Hartson family. Henry was the postmaster and the enumerator of the 1910 Census for Eaton Township.  The young Baptist minister, Rev. Wallace Selden Boardman rented a room in Amelia's home from 1905 - 1906 before he returned to the East where he'd grown up.

 

Llewellyn E. Young was born about 1890, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN and died 1 Mar 1970 in Evanston, Cook, IL

Helen Mildred Young (18941927) married John Lloyd James, 6 Jan 1923, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN

 

 


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