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Barger Family History Society


George W. Barger Descendancy Chart

1.  George W. Barger, b. 20 Feb 1876 KY, d. 13 Mar 1956 OK
    +  Alice Bowling, b. 9 Jun 1876 KY, d. 10 Feb 1938 OK
       2.  Elijah Barger, b. 3 Feb 1900 KY, d. 2 Jun 1944 VanBuren, AR
       2.  Belvie "Bev" Barger, b. 9 Mar 1902 Leslie Co., KY, d. 24 Jul 1991 Sequoyah Co., OK
           +  Sadie Welch, b. 26 Jul 1904, d.  14 Jul 1994 OK
              3.  Betty Barger, b. 7 May 1938 OK, d. 7 Jun 1997 St. Louis, MO
                  +  Robert Ridgeway
              3.  Ellen Barger
                  +  Robert Marty
                     4.  Daniel Marty
                     4.  Dean Marty
              3.  Billy George "Sie" Barger
                  +  Nellie Sue Hight
                     4.  Steven Bryan Barger
                         +  Alexandra Donnahaney
                            5.  Samantha Sue Barger
                            5.  Jacob Barger
                     4.  William Joel Barger
                         +  Debbie _____
              3.  Darrell Ray Barger
                  +  Janet Basham
                     4.  Darrell Dewayne Barger
                         +  Debra Webster
                            5.  Jonathan Barger
                            5.  Derrica Barger
                            5.  Brooke Barger
                            5.  Bret Barger
                     4.  Robert Barger
                  +  _____ _____ (2nd wife of Darrell Ray Barger)
                  +  Cynthia Dobbs Stuart (3rd wife of Darrell Ray Barger)
                     4.  Beverly Barger 
              3.  Bob Barger
                  +  Earline Sparks
                     4.  Tracy Barger
                     4.  Barbara Barger
                         +  Geoffrey Sparks
                            5.  Jacob Lee Sparks
                            5.  John Douglas Sparks
                     4.  Jennifer Barger
              3.  Charles Barger
                  +  Phyllis Diffee
                     4.  Dwayne Barger
                     4.  Rhonda Barger
                         +  Tarry Qualls
                            5.  Jonathan Qualls
              3.  Glenda Kaye Barger
                  +  Monroe Lowrimore
                     4.  Robbie Lowrimore
                         +  Randy Walker
                            5.  Nicholas Walker
                     4.  Michael Lowrimore
       2.  Yancey Merritt Barger, b. 27 Jan 1904, d. 18 Apr 1970 Santa Paula, CA
           +  Mayme (or Mamie) Alice May, b. 11 Nov 1906, d. 16 Dec 1990 Vian, OK
              3.  Yancy Merritt Barger, Jr., b. 4 Apr 1929, d. 19 May 1938
              3.  Jimmy Barger
                  + Barbara _____
       2.  Roscoe C. Barger, b. 7 Apr 1906 Sequoyah Co., OK
           +  Lillian Kelly, b. 4 Aug 1917, d. Feb 1984 IN
              3.  Mary Jane Barger
                  +  David Cruzan
                     4.  Jason Cruzan
                     4.  Libby Cruzan
                     4.  Lisa Cruzan
                     4.  Leslie Cruzan
              3.  Elizabeth Ann Barger
       2.  Barney J. Barger, b. 9 Feb 1909, d. 7 Apr 1956 OK
           +  Irene Gertrude Diffee, b. 30 Apr 1908, d. 1 Jan 1997 OK
              3.  Joe Oliver Barger, b. 13 Nov 1941, d. 15 Feb 1943
              3.  Don Barger
                  +  Mary McClure
              3.  Doris June Barger
                  +  Paul Holeman
                     4.  Debra June Holeman
                     4.  Paula Holeman
              3.  Eddie Earl Barger, b. 31 Oct 1939
                  +  Norma _____
                     4.  Donna Leigh Barger
                     4.  Larry Alan Barger
                  +  Bernice Taylor (2nd wife of Eddie Earl Barger)
              3.  Freddie Merle Barger, b. 31 Oct 1939, d. 13 Nov 1969 Kansas City, KS
                  + Katherine Jones
                    4.  Duane Merle Barger
              3.  Jerry Barger
                  +  Rose ____
                     4.  Greg Barger



Notes:

George W. Barger was descended from Abraham Barger, a native of North Carolina, born in 1785. Abraham Barger died in Kentucky in 1847. At this time, we are unable to determine exactly who his parents were, but he is possibly related to the Thomas Barger family which came to America from Ireland, or from the George Henry Berger/Barger family which arrived in Philadelphia 1752 from Wurttemburg. Both of those families were prominent in the Piedmont area of western North Carolina and may, or may not, have been related to eachother at some point. Abraham Barger's wife, Polly Bowling, was the daughter of Jessie Bowling and Mary Pennington, and was a direct descendant of Pocahantas and John Rolfe of the Virginia Colony.

The oldest of the six children of Abraham Barger and Polly Bowling was Jesse Barger, the grandfather of George W. Barger. Jesse Barger was born in Kentucky in 1811, the year of the commet and the great New Madrid earthquake. His wife was Elizabeth Johnson, the daughter of Samuel Johnson and Sarey Pennington.

Nelson Barger, the fifth child of Jesse Barger and Elizabeth Johnson, was the father of George W. Barger. Nelson Barger was born in 1842. He married Tibathea Davidson, the daughter of Daniel Davidson and Isobelle McCollum. They had nine children; Rindia, Henry, Nance, Alfred, Polly, Seattie, George, Jesse and Garfield. It is their seventh child, George W. Barger, whose family is set forth above.

Alice Bowling, the wife of George W. Barger, was the daughter of John Bowling and Sally Baker. Alice was of the same old and respected family as Polly Bowling, the great-grandmother of George W. Barger.


Sources:

(1)  Tombstone inscriptions at McCoy Cemetery, Sequoyah Co., OK
(2)  Family records of Earline Sparks Barger
(3)  Obituary of Belvie Barger
(4)  Obituary of Eugene BargerEugene Barger
(5)  BFHS record of Barger Family Burial Places.


Research Contacts:

BARGER, Beatrice 1610 Swope Road Bethel, OH 45106

BARGER, Benjamin Franklin 2732 Ireton Tree Road Moscow, OH 45153

BARGER, Earline Route 4 - Box 363 Sallisaw, OK 74955