Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor Conn. This is the Third Edition, now entirely on-line. All of the additions and corrections are being transferred into this book from their present location, at “Additions and Corrections”.
A list of references and abbreviations is given on a separate page. Part 3
79. JOSEPH5 BARBER (Joseph4), b Windsor CT 6 May 1729; d Bethlehem, Albany Co NY 1795; m Zain ---, who d Feb 1817; r Harwinton CT and at Bethlehem NY. [~ 1909 Barber Gen; 1800 census:Dryden; 1810,20,40,50 census:Mentz ~]
Children of Joseph and Zain:
234 i ELIHU6, b 19 Apr 1763; m/1 Jemima NORTH; m/2 Mrs. Sally (CLARK) GOODWIN.
235 ii ABIJAH6, b 15 Jul 1767; m Mary LOOMIS.
v FRIEND6, b CT 3 Mar 1771; d Throop, Cayuga Co NY, 13 Jan 1851; m/1 24 Aug 1796 Phebe RANDALL, b CT 29 Mar 1777, d Throop 26 Oct 1825; m/2 Eunice HUBBARD, b 24 Sep 1796; d Throop 27 Sep 1868. He, his wife and their first 2 children, Joseph and Delecta, came to Throop from Vermont in 1801 in a caravan headed that way. In 1817 he donated a plot of land for the Baptist Church which he then supported. He reportedly weighed 300 lbs. He had 8 children by his first wife, and 8 by the second. In addition to farming, he was a master builder. [~ 1909 Barber Gen; 1800 census:Dryden; 1810,20,40,50 census:Mentz ~][~ Christine Spengler: cspengl at utnet.utoledo.edu; Collins, Brooks, Calcagno Tree Pages at ancestry.com ~]
Children of Friend and Phebe:
i DAVID7, b 1795-1805; m ---, b 1795-1805; had 1 girl under 10 in 1820.
ii JOSEPH7, b 1795-1805; m ---, b 1795-1805; no children in 1820.
iii DELECTA7, b about 1800; m Major John LEWIS, b about 1795, d 2 Jun 1867. Delecta was an activist in the temperance movement, and her action helped in forming the Women’s Christian Temperance Union.
Children of Delecta and John: (they had 5 children)
i Loren L LEWIS8
ii Son: Diocletian LEWIS8, b Auburn, Cayuga Co NY 3 Mar 1823; m Helen Cecella CLARK. He lectured against alcohol use.
iii George W LEWIS8, b Auburn 1824
iii JOHN7, b 1807; d 11 May 1852. John was a farmer with his father; unmarried in 1850.
The 1810 census shows Friend with 4 sons under 10 years old, and 1
daughter age 10-15. The 1820 census shows 2 boys under 10, and 5 boys
10-15. David and Joseph Barber were in Mentz in 1820, and are likely to
be sons of Friend.
v ROSWELL7, b Cayuga Co NY 7 Feb 1807; d Fairfield, Solano Co CA.
vi NATHAN B7, b Cayuga Co NY 12 Jan 1813; d Fairfield CA 27 Mar 1882; m Holt Co MO Nancy ALFORD, b Giles VA 17 May 1829, d Suisun City, Solano Co CA 16 Oct 1869, daughter of Stephen Landers and Sarah (DUKE) ALFORD.
Nathan fought in the Mexican War under General Fremont. He was in the Pyle Whiteman party migrating from Missouri to California in 1846 just ahead of the Donner party. He was a gold miner for a time, and then in 1850 he bought 250 acres in Suisun, Solano Co ad farmed grain, livestock and trees.
Children of Nathan and Nancy, born in Solano Co CA, given the last name BARBOUR:
i AMELIA8, b 1847; d 7 Mar 1879.
ii ELI8, b Oct 1850; m Edna CHILDS, b CA 1852, d before 1900.
Children of Eli and Edna:
i LORAN ELI9, b CA 1873; d Solano Co 2 Aug 1945; m Elizabeth J WATSON, b No. Ireland 1879; r Vallejo, Solano Co CA.
Children of Loran and Elizabeth:
i LORAN ELI10, b Kern Co CA 16 Nov 1914; d Sonoma Co CA 26 Jul 1989; m --. Served in WW II.
ii THOMAS WATSON10, b Glenn Co CA 6 Jul 1916; d Oct 1973.
iii ROBERT WATSON10, b Solano Co CA 27 Apr 1918; d 31 Mar 1981.
ii NETTIE F9, b 21 Dec 1874; d Alameda Co CA 2 Sep 1940; m/1 Chester A HAWKINS, b CA 1869; m/2 1909 C G THOMAS, b CA 1854.
Children of Nettie and Chester, born in Solano Co:
i Velma HAWKINS10, b 1896
ii Loran C HAWKINS10, b 11 Dec 1899; d Yolo Co CA 29 Mar 1876; m Naolina ---.
iii Lloyd HAWKINS10, b 1902
iv Harold Diocletian HAWKINS10, b 15 Dec 1905; d San Francisco CA 23 Jul 1952.
iii NANCY8, b 1850
iv NATHAN ROSWELL8, b Suisun, Solano Co CA 26 Aug 1853; d 5 Oct 1926; m Napa Co CA 7 Oct 1884 Nellie Josephine POWELL, b Monticello MN Feb 1857.
Children of Nathan and Nellie:
i NATHAN POWELL9, b Lockeford CA 7 Jan 1886; d San Joaquin Co CA 29 Nov 1971. They lived in Eliot, San Joaquin Co where Nathan was a physician.
ii ROSWELL POWELL9, b 21 Jan 1889; d 16 Nov 1964; m Mary C ---b MI 22 Apr 1891; d San Joaquin Co CA 14 Oct 1960.
v NELLIE8, b 1853
vi MAY8, b 1854; d before 1923.
vii JULIA8, b Solano Co CA May 1856; d Tracy, San Joaquin Co 8 Jun 1932; m 1875 James Henry COLLINS, b UT 1854, d before 1910; r Solano Co.
Children of Julia and James:
ii James Henry COLLINS, JR9, b 1876; d before 1907; m 1904 Sarah Pearl BROOKS, b 6 Jan 1886, d Alameda Co CA 17 Nov 1958.
iii Clarence COLLINS9, b 1878; m Lillian A ---, b 1888.
iv Clyde Wilbur COLLINS9, b 29 Nov 1883; m Lucy A ---, b 1890.
v Lester COLLINS9, b 1885
vi Roy Edmund COLLINS9, b 11 Jul 1887; m ---.
vii Benjamin B COLLINS9, b 4 May 1890; m/1 Lillian F ROWLANDS (Divorced); m/2 Pearl D ---.
viii FLORENCE8, b 1856; d before 1923.
ix WILLIS WILLIAM8, b 1860; d before 1923.
x KATE VIOLA8, b Suisun, Solano Co CA Feb 1868; m Tom SEVERSON, b 1869.
Children of Friend and Eunice:
iv ELIZA7, b 1828
v BENJAMIN7, b 1832
vi EMELINE7, b 1830-35
vii AMRA7, b 1838
viii SILAS7, b 1841
vi JEMIMA6, b 1772; d Adams, Jefferson Co NY 22 Oct 1854; she is probably the Jemima who m Windsor CT 10 Nov
1791 Theodore Hudson BUNCE of Hartford CT, b there 18 Jun 1767, d Adams Center NY 13 Nov 1845, son of Timothy
and Rachel (TURNER) BUNCE. Theodore and Jemima moved about 1820 to Adams. Jemima lived with her daughter Eliza’s family after the death of her husband.
[~ From www.sentex.net/~cdoatman ~][~ Barbour Index; Families of Hartford ~]
Children of Jemima and Theodore:
i Abigail BUNCE7, b 1792; m Orrin WOOD.
ii Charles W BUNCE7, b 7 Jun 1794; m Julia BIDWELL.
iii Child7, b 1795; d 10 Aug 1797.
iv Benjamin BUNCE7, b Hartford CT 1799; m Betsy ---; r Rutland, Jefferson Co NY; d South Norwich, Oxford Co Ontario.
v Eliza BUNCE7, b Hartford CT 12 Dec 1801; m Elias OATMAN; r Adams, Jefferson Co NY.
vi Timothy BUNCE7, b 1805; d Honeyville, Jefferson Co NY 28 Nov 1848; m Lovina OATMAN; r Adams Center, Jefferson Co NY. [~ Elizabeth Archer at Rootsweb Worldconnect ~][~ Daniel West at Rootsweb Worldconnect ~]
v Henry BUNCE7, b 7 Apr 1809; m Olivia KELLOGG.
vi William BUNCE7, b 1811; unmarried.
vii James BUNCE7, b 1815; m Rebecca ---.
vii ELIZABETH6, b 15 Jun 1774; baptised at New Hartford Church 23 Apr 1775; d 1 Apr 1851; m 13 Sep 1794 Job
WRIGHT; r Bethlehem and after 1816, at Durhamville, Oneida Co NY.
Children of Elizabeth and Job, born at Bethlehem:
i Huldah WRIGHT7, b 15 Jun 1795; m Henry SCOTT.
ii Matilda WRIGHT7, b 2 Aug 1797; m Edward MARSHALL.
iii Anna WRIGHT7, b 4 Jan 1802; m Calvin ALEXANDER.
iv Sheldon WRIGHT7, b 15 Apr 1805; Mary MARSHALL.
v David L WRIGHT7, b 11 Mar 1811; m Emeline CORSEKY.
vi William WRIGHT7, b 5 May 1813; m Matilda ALLEN.
236 viii ROSWELL6, b 5 Dec 1779; m Elizabeth BROWN.
Xi HULDAH6, b Harwinton, Litchfield Co CT 4 Jun 1780; d Cassapolis, Cass Co MI 12 Oct 1867; m Henry L MEAD of Bethlehem, Albany Co NY, b Fishkill, Dutchess Co NY 10 Mar 1779, d Clarksville, Albany Co NY 31 Mar 1860, son of Jeremiah and Anna Maria (SHERER/SHEAR) MEAD. [~ Alfreds FamTree at ancestry.com ~]
Children of Huldah and Henry:
i Amanda MEAD7, b 10 Apr 1803
ii Hiram MEAD7, b New Scotland, Albany Co NY 26 Aug 1805; d 31 Mar 1880.
iii Jeremiah MEAD7, b NY 1808; d Albany Co NY 9 Nov 1882; m Lucy BRADT.