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Subject: [TXLAMAR] Re: Obit lookup John Biggle Barber and Luella Rodgers Barber
Date: 14 Sep 2003 10:14:37 -0600
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Interment Record for John Briggle Barber
Name: John Briggle Barber
Born: 22 Nov 1839
Died: 21 Dec 1904
Notes: Lamar County Death Records Bk.#1, p.76; #759; J.B. Barber; white male; 65 years, 20 days; died 12 Dec 1904, 10 miles northeast of Paris of typhoid malaria fever; reported by R. E. DeWitt, Powderly. *Found in the Daughters of the American Revolution Cemetery Collection compiled in 1940, parts of which were donated by the Joseph Ligon Chapter of Paris & copied by Sallie Lee Lightfoot of Paris. The book was located in the Corsicana Genealogical Library, Corsicana, TX., & copied by Betsy Mills & Elizabeth House. The grave was not found in a survey done in 1992. *For more information contact Billy G. Barber; P.O. Box 216; Byrdstown, TN, 38549; 19 Oct 1994. *John B. Barber is found in the book YANKS & SOME REBS IN TEXAS 1890, by Ericson Books, TX, a transcription of the 1890 Lamar Co. Census of veterans of the Civil War. He served as Pvt., Co. C, 13th KY Cav. from Oct 1862 - Nov 1864. It also shows he suffured from 'lung disease.' There was no 13th KY Cavalry in the service!
of the CSA. *Information from Lynn Williams, 2 Dec 1998, 22 Kittiwake Ct., The Woodlands, TX 77380: Son of Levi and Ursula Lawson Barber. John Briggle Barber married first in Dec. 1857 in Clinton Co., KY to Nancy Jane Dickens. He married second to Luella Rodgers on 9 Jun 1901 in Lamar County. *There are two death dates for this record. The County Death Records show 12 Dec. There must have been a tombstone at one time that showed 21 Dec as read by Sallie Lee Lightfoot.