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HUSBAND: James BARGER Born: 13 Apr 1797 Place: Greenbriar Co., VA (now WV) Marr: 24 Dec 1823 Place: Died: 26 Oct 1875 Place: New Hampton, Harrison Co., MO Burial: Place: Father: John B. BARGER, Jr. See Family Group Sheet No. 10033 Mother: Christina FRANKLIN
WIFE: Sarah "Sally" SHELMAN Born: 1803 Place: Died: 1828 Place: Burial: Place: Father: Martin SHELMAN Mother: Elizabeth BARGER See Family Group Sheet No. 10472
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Elizabeth Jane BARGER Born: 4 Nov 1824 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: John Wesley SWEAT (or SWEET) Died: 1912 Place: 2. Name: John Martin BARGER Born: 23 Jun 1825 Place: Marr: To: Died: 3 Sep 1829 Place: 3. Name: Elfrica BARGER Born: 27 Apr 1826 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: Died: in infancy Place:


(A) Elizabeth Jane Barger is shown in some records as Jane Elizabeth Barger.

(B) John Wesley Sweat (or Sweet) was the son of Isreal Sweat and Sarah "Sally" Russell from Mount Pleasant, Perry County, Indiana.

(C) The children of Elizabeth Jane Barger and John Wesley Sweat were:

1. Sarah Elizabeth Sweat, who married William Taylor Waddle
2. George Franklin Sweat, who married Mary Elizabeth Langdon
3. Mulvania Sweat
4. James Sweat, who married Mary Keller
5. Vernona Elizabeth Sweat, who married Joseph F. Elder
6. Letitia Sweat, who married Augustus Hardesty

(D) John Martin Barger died of typhoid fever.

(E) See Family Group Sheet No. 10610 for the second marriage of James Barger, to Elizabeth Shelman, the sister of Sarah "Sally" Sheldon who died at the age of 24 or 25, in 1828.

(F) This family is descended from the Peter Berger family of Pennsylvania and Kentucky.

The Peter Berger Family



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