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10174 - PETER BARGER


HUSBAND: Peter BARGER Born: 1750 Place: Putnam Valley, NY Marr: Place: Died: Place: Burial: Place: Father: Andreas (Andrew) BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10171 Mother: Phoebe LEHMAN
WIFE: Elizabeth HUFF Born: Place: Died: Place: Burial: Place: Father: Angle HUFF, Jr. Mother:
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Elizabeth BARGER Born: 15 Mar 1767 Place: Hopewell, Dutchess Co., NY Marr: To: Died: Place: 2. Name: Paul BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10222 Born: 26 Feb 1769 Place: Lansing, Tompkin Co., NY Marr: To: Elizabeth SMITH Died: 1863 Place: Cayuga Co., NY 3. Name: Valentine BARGER See Family Group Sheet 10246 Born: 16 Oct 1782 Place: Putnam Valley, NY Marr: 1806 NY To: Jane MILLIKIN Died: 27 Sep 1851 Place: Harrison Co., OH 4. Name: Peter BARGER Born: 1 Jun 1789 Place: Putnam Valley, NY Marr: To: Susan KECKLER Died: 20 Jan 1860 Place: Cadiz, Harrison Co., OH 5. Name: John BARGER Born: Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 6. Name: Henry BARGER Born: Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 7. Name: Jacob BARGER Born: Place: Marr: To: Died: Place:

Notes:

(A) Peter Barger served as a Private in the Revolutionary War, in the 7th Reg. of the Dutchess Co., NY Militia.

(B) According to Alvan Lyell Barger, Peter Barger was known to friends and neighbors as the "Proprietor of the Dutch on the Hudson."

(C) The three youngest sons of this family, John, Henry and Jacob, moved to Shannonville, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada.

(D) Elizabeth Huff was the daughter of Angle Huff, Jr. who was the son of Angle Huff, a remarkable man who is said to have lived to be 130 years old, and who worked actively, carrying sacks of grain in a mill, well past his 100th year.

(E) Peter Barger and Elizabeth purportedly had twelve children. The seven known children are noted above.

(F) This family is descended from the Putnam Valley Barger family of New York.

Kevin Barger's History of the Putnam Valley Barger Family


Sources:

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


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