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10148 - ELIJAH MONROE BARGER


HUSBAND: Elijah Monroe BARGER Born: 1872 Place: AR (1)(2) Marr: Place: Died: 1962 Place: AR Burial: Place: 16th Section Cemetery, Austin, Lonoke Co., AR Father: Elijah M. BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10082 (3)(4)(5)(6) Mother: Tempie May _____
WIFE: Mollie M. _____ Born: 1878 Place: AR Died: 1962 Place: AR Burial: Place: 16th Section Cemetery, Austin, Lonoke Co., AR Father: Mother:
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Alfred Oscar BARGER Born: 3 Appr 1896 Place: AR (2) Marr: To: Edna G. _____ Died: Place: 2. Name: Samuel S. Barger Born: 16 Sep 1899 Place: AR Marr: To: Died: 27 Nov 1900 Place: Lonoke Co., AR 3. Name: James Elbert BARGER Born: 22 Sep 1902 Place: AR (2) Marr: To: Thelma Ruth _____ Died: 22 Apr 1976 Place: Lonoke Co., AR 4. Name: Leslie E. BARGER Born: 13 Oct 1906 Place: AR (2) Marr: To: Ulah V. BANKSTON Died: 26 Jan 1977 Place: Lonoke Co., AR 5. Name: Lillian C. BARGER Born: 17 Dec 1909 Place: AR (2) Marr: To: James Sam THOMPSON Died: Place: 6. Name: Henrietta BARGER Born: 1914 Place: Lonoke Co., AR Marr: To: _____ SHUMATE Died: Place: 7. Name: Tempie May BARGER Born: 27 Jan 1920 Place: Lonoke Co., AR Marr: 24 Dec 1938 To: John B. TOMPKINS Died: 8 Sep 1990 Place: Lonoke Co., AR

Notes:

(A) Mrs. Patty Marshall Taylor of Walls, Mississippi wrote to Susan Donahue on 14 Sep 1999. Her letter contained the following: "My mother is good friends with Lillian Thompson who was Monroe and Mollie Barger's daughter. She was born in 1909. My mother called here a few months ago. She just moved from her home in Lonoke County in the last year or so, when her daughter's husband died." and "Lilian also had a sister named Henrietta. She died in Michigan about three yaers ago, My mother thinks her last name was Shumate." and "The Bargers were wonderful people. Monroe and Mollie were real good friends of my grandparents, even though they were quite a bit older than my grandparents. Monroe coached a baseball team that my father, Cecil Marshall, played on. Monroe drove a truck and took all the players to games in it. My mother was good friends with Henrietta. She said Henrietta was a year younger than my mother. My mother was born in 1913."
(B) This family is descended from George Henry Berger of Rowan County, NC.

George Henry Berger of Rowan County, NC


Sources:

(1) 1880 U. S. Census, Lonoke Co., AR
(2) 1910 U. S. Census, Lonoke Co., AR
(3) 1870 U. S. Census, Henderson Co., TN
(4) 1860 U. S. Census, Tippah Co., MS
(5) 1830 U. S. Census, Henderson Co., TN
(6) Cemetery records of the 16th Section Cemetery, Austin, Lonoke Co., AR


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