Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Ellery E. BARBER

Ellery E. BARBER
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Ellery E. BARBER, Civil War Veteran, was born 9 Sept 1843 in Westerly, Washington, RI and died 21 Mar 1923 in Westerly, Washington, RI. He was the oldest son of Matthew Stillman BARBER and his second wife Rhoda Ann BABCOCK. He married Fannie E. HALL on 13 Dec 1888. He is buried in Section 28 of River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, RI alonside his wife and one daughter.

He was in the Ist Rhode Island Light Infantry, Company G and fought alongside his half-brother James Albert BARBER. After the war, he was the overseer of the poor for the town of Westerly in addition to other jobs. He was the father of three daughters.

RIGR 4:4 page 327, RIGR 5:3, p. 228
1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 Federal Census

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