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HUSBAND: Valentine BARGER Born: 22 Aug 1810 Place: NY Marr: Place: Died: 1842 Place: The Ohio River, near Cincinatti, OH in the wreck of the "West Wind" Burial: Place: Father: Valentine BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10246 Mother: Jane MILLIKIN
WIFE: Alice LEE Born: Place: Died: Place: Burial: Place: Father: Mother:
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Marchand L. BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10161 Born: 1836 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 2. Name: Byron L. BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10165 Born: 1838 Place: Marr: To: Died: in early manhood Place: 3. Name: Gilbert Hare BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10166 Born: 25 Mar 1840 Place: Buffalo, NY Marr: To: Sophia Jane LAKIN Died: 2 Aug 1904 Place:


(A) Valentine Barger was a doctor of medicine.
(B) This family resided in Coshocton Co., OH.
(C) In 1842, Dr. Barger, his brothers in law and a few others, traveled to Farmington, Iowa, where he purchased farm land. A journal of his travels ended apruptly when, upon his return trip to Ohio, the steamboat on which he traveled exploded. Dr. Barger was drowned near Cincinnati.
(D) A transcript of the Valentine Barger journal is contained in the A. L. Barger work, The Barger Journal, pp. 41-47.
(E) This family is descended from Putnam Valley Barger family of New York.

Kevin Barger's History of the Putnam Valley Barger Family


(1) Barger, Alvan Lyell, The Barger Journal, self-published, Charlottesville, VA, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1924.


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