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HUSBAND: Mathias A. BARRIER Born: 10 Sep 1826 Place: Marr: Place: Died: 1861 Place: Killed in battle Burial: Place: unknown Father: John BARRIER See Family Group Sheet No. 10660 Mother: Easter SIDES
WIFE: Mary "Polly" SHOE Born: 10 Jun 1830 Place: Cabarrus Co., NC Died: 14 May 1901 Place: Burial: Place: Bear Creek, Cabarrus Co., NC Father: John SHOE Mother:
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Henry Davidson BARRIER See Family Group Sheet No. 10664 for 1st marriage See Family Group Sheet No. 10665 for 2nd marriage Born: 4 Apr 1849 Place: Marr: To: (1st) Elizabeth BARRIER (2nd) Eliza Jane BOST Died: 1 May 1936 Place: 2. Name: John Wesley BARRIER Born: 5 Nov 1850 Place: Marr: To: Died: 16 May 1926 Place: 3. Name: Juliana BARRIER Born: 20 Dec 1851 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 4. Name: David Monroe BARRIER Born: 17 Jun 1852 Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 5. Name: William Columbus BARRIER See Family Group Sheet No. 10666 Born: 29 May 1856 Place: Marr: To: Sarah Elizabeth SIDES Died: 23 Apr 1928 Place: 6. Name: Mary Ann Matilda BARRIER Born: Place: Marr: To: Died: Place: 7. Name: Jacob Lafayette BARRIER Born: 30 Sep 1859 Place: Marr: To: Died: 6 Dec 1932 Place: 8. Name: George Beauregard BARRIER Born: 15 Oct 1861 Place: Marr: To: Died: 21 Nov 1937 Place:


(A) Members of this family line used various spellings of thier surnames. The names, BARRIER, BERRIER, BEHRINGER, BERGER & BARGER all appear on documents in Pennsylvania and North Carolina which were executed by, or which related to these people.

(B) John Wesley Barrier managed the home farm of Jack Bost.

(C) The sons, who were known as "Polly Barrier's Boys," were well known for making good molasses.

(D) John Wesley "Wes" Barrier, David Monroe Barrier, Mary Ann Matilda Barrier, Jacob "Jake" Lafayette Barrier, Juliana Barrier and George Beauregard Barrier never married.

(E) This family is related to the following North Carolina families:

The Barrier Family of Old Rowan County

The George Henry Berger Family


(1) Hahn, George Franklin. Barrier, Berger, Barger Families: Some of Their Relatives and Related Places and Events Events of Their Time. Salisbury, NC: Privately Printed. 1977 - (Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. FHL US/CAN Film 1036548 Item 8)


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