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HUSBAND: Philip BARGER Born: 6 Jan 1777 Place: VA Marr: 1 May 1806 Place: Hardin Co., KY Died: 28 May 1871 Place: Boone Twp., Harrison Co., IN Burial: Place: Barger Cemetery, Harrison Co., IN Father: Mother:
WIFE: Ruth GRASS Born: Place: Died: 30 October 1871 Place: Burial: Place: Father: Mother:
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Mary BARGER Born: 4 Mar 1808 Place: Marr: To: Peter ABEL Died: Place: 2. Name: Charles BARGER Born: Aug 1809 Place: Marr: To: Died: 1815 Place: Buck Creek 3. Name: Henry BARGER Born: 23 Feb 1812 Place: Marr: To: Delilah ABEL Died: Place: 4. Name: Elizabeth BARGER Born: 28 Feb 1814 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 5. Name: Malinda BARGER Born: 8 Sep 1816 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 6. Name: John BARGER Born: 19 Oct 1818 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 7. Name: Miles BARGER Born: 17 Jan 1821 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 8. Name: Martin BARGER Born: 17 Aug 1823 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 9. Name: Lucy BARGER Born: 18 Apr 1829 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 10. Name: Minerva Jane BARGER Born: 20 May 1834 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place:


(A) Bob Barger 2631 Raqueta, Newport Beach, CA 92660-3510, reports that,

"Philip lived until 28 May 1871, and Ruth until 30 October 1871. They, together with their children, Elizabeth, Malinda, John, Miles, Martin, Lucy, and Minerva are buried near the New Boston Road, three miles north of U.S. Dam (43) on the Ohio River near the Boone-Taylor Township lines." and,

"My father Maurice M. [Barger]was the youngest of thirteen children of Ignatius Abel [Barger] and Margaret Elizabeth Friedley. He was born in 1896, and his parents died when he was quite young. He moved to Illinois with his brothers and sisters. Ignatius and Margaret are buried in the Rehobath Presbyterian Church graveyard in Harrison County, IN. Henry and Mary, who both married Abel family members, are buried in a pasture about 1/4 mile from the Rehobath Church. Henry died February 9, 1878."

(B) Henry Barger and his wife, Delilah Abel, had the following children:

1. Susan Barger, b. 1835
2. Elisabeth Barger, b. 1836
3. John Edward Barger, b. 1838
4. Sarah J. Barger, b. 1841
5. Martha E. Barger, b. 1842
6. Philip Barger, b. 1844
7. Ignatius Abel Barger, b. 1846
8. Ruth Barger, b. 1848


(1) Barger, Alvan Lyell, The Barger Journal, self-published, Charlottesville, VA, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1924.
(2) Antoniak, Eleanor, “Kentucky Marriage Records from the Kentucky Historical Society” Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1983, p. 252.


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