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10610 - JAMES BARGER


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: Elizabeth SHELMAN (Second Wife) Born: Place: Died: Place: Burial: Place: Father: Martin SHELMAN Mother: Elizabeth BARGER See Family Group Sheet No. 10472
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Mary "Polly" Shelman BARGER Born: 25 Feb 1830 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: Died: 20 Mar 1836 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY 2. Name: George Franling (or Franklin) BARGER Born: 23 Apr 1832 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: Died: 1837 Place: 3. Name: Jeroam S. BARGER Born: 23 Apr 1832 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: Died: 1852 Place: MO 4. Name: Altrila BARGER Born: 22 Oct 1836 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: Died: Place: 5. Name: Georgia Ann BARGER Born: 1837 Place: New Hampton, Harrison Co., MO Marr: To: Died: Place: 6. Name: Napoleon B. BARGER Born: 19 Jul 1838 Place: Marr: To: Died: 29 Mar 1839 Place: 7. Name: Letitia (or Lettuice) BARGER Born: 1840 Place: Marr: To: Jacob M. BLESSING Died: 1931 Place: New Hampton, Harrision Co., MO 8. Name: Lewis Houton BARGER Born: 14 Apr 1842 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: Died: 1 Dec 1864 Place: St. Joseph, MO 9. Name: Alexander Haskell BARGER Born: 14 Apr 1842 Place: Breckinridge Co., KY Marr: To: Nancy Jane MOWREY Died: Apr 1919 Place: New Hampton, Harrision Co., MO

Notes:

(A) See Family Group Sheet No. 10609 for the first marriage of James Barger, to Sarah "Sally" Shelman, older sister of Elizabeth Shelman. They were both daughters of Martin Shelman and Elizabeth Barger.

(B) George Franling (or Franklin) Barger died in 1837 en route to Harrison County, Missouri.

(C) Lewis Houton Barger was the twin brother of Alexander Haskell Barger. Lewis served in the Missouri Militia during the Civil War. He was wounded in action and died at a government hospital in St. Joseph, MO.

(D) James Barger acquired land in New Hampton, Harrison Co., MO, and moved there from Breckinridge Co., KY in 1837.

(E) Georgia Ann Barger is said to have been named for her brother, George, who died shortly before her birth when the family was moving to Missouri.

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

The Peter Berger Family


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