Texas Family Group Sheet for the Silas Harrison BARBER Family #1


Husband: Silas Harrison BARBER
Birthdate: 28 April 1823
Birthplace: Watkinsville, Clarke Co. GA
Death date: 12 Oct 1910
Place of death: Tulsa Co. OK, buried Twin Mounds Cem
Father: Allen BARBER
Mother: Frances H. CRAWFORD BARBER

Marriage date: 6 Dec 1846
Marriage place: Nacogdoches Co. TX

Wife: Sarah Ann POSEY
Birthdate: 10 May 1825
Birthplace: Old Creek Nation GA
Death date: 28 Jan 1868
Place of death: Hill Co. TX
Father: Benjamin POSEY
Mother: Eliza E. BERRYHILL POSEY

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Eliza Frances BARBER
Sex: f
Birthdate: 10 Aug 1847
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co. TX
Death date: 3 June 1867
Place of death: Limestone Co. TX
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 2: Robert Thomas BARBER
Sex: m
Birthdate: 26 Dec 1848
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co. TX
Death date: 1914
Place of death: Mounds, Creek Co OK, buried Twin Mound Cem, Tulsa Co
Marriage date: (1st) July 1868
Marriage place: Hill Co. TX
Spouse's name: Susan A. C. LUCAS

Child No. 3: Benjamin A. (Allen?) BARBER
Sex: m
Birthdate: 25 Aug 1850
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co. TX
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 11 June 1876
Marriage place: Hill Co. TX
Spouse's name: Mariah R. Ward (died 8 March 1902, Creek Nation OK)

Child No. 4: James Monroe BARBER
Sex: m
Birthdate: 17 Jan 1852
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co. TX
Death date: 17 Nov 1940
Place of death: Wagoner Co. OK
Marriage date: 2 November 1876
Marriage place: Mt Calm, TX (Limestone Co. TX)
Spouse's name: Sarah Emoline WOOD

Child No. 5: John C. (Crawford?) BARBER
Sex: m
Birthdate: 20 March 1853
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co. TX
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: (1st) 1871
Marriage place: Hill Co. TX
Spouse's name: Josephine LUCAS

Child No. 6: Silas Harrison BARBER, Jr.
Sex: m
Birthdate: 10 Oct 1854
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co. TX
Death date: 17 May 1880
Place of death: McLennon Co. Tx
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 7: Alfred C. BARBER
Sex: m
Birthdate: 28 March 1856
Birthplace: Nacogdoches CO. TX
Death date: 14 July 1884
Place of death: McLennon Co. TX
Marriage date: 2 Aug 1875
Marriage place: Hill Co. TX
Spouse's name: M. Callie Hodges

Child No. 8: Martha Susan (Sudie) BARBER
Sex: f
Birthdate: 21 Dec 1857
Birthplace: Cherokee Co. TX
Death date: 7 Nov 1948
Place of death: Parsons, Kansas
Marriage date: 7 Nov 1875
Marriage place: Hill Co. TX
Spouse's name: Marquis Lafayette COKER

Child No. 9: (infant boy)
Sex: m
Birthdate: 1 Feb 1859
Birthplace: Limestone Co. TX
Death date: 1 Feb 1859
Place of death:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 10: R. U. BARBER
Sex: m
Birthdate: 8 Aug 1860
Birthplace: Limestone Co. TX
Death date: 7 Sept 1884
Place of death: Limestone Co. TX
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 11: M. H. BARBER
Sex: m
Birthdate: 20 Sept 1865
Birthplace: Hill Co. TX
Death date: 13 May 1871
Place of death: Hill Co. TX
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 12: Mary A. BARBER
Sex: f
Birthdate: 31 Jan 1867
Birthplace: Limestone Co. TX
Death date: 12 Nov 1886
Place of death: Hill Co. TX
Marriage date: 13 March 1882
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: W. H. Fant
 
 
Notes:
* Robert T. Barber and his brother John C. Barber married sisters, Susan A. C. Lucas and Josephine Lucas. Susan and Josephine were the daughters of Rev. Bazil E. Lucas & Louisa Marion Barber, grand daughters of George Barber Jr. & Elizabeth Reynolds, and great grand daughters of George Barber & Margaret Watkins of Oglethorpe Co. GA. Susan and Robert were divorced, she married a Grayson second. Josephine died young, one daughter survived. Robert T. Barber and John C. Barber are the only sons of Silas Barber to make the Final Rolls of the Creek Nation (Dawes Commission).
* Martha Susan (Sudie) Barber married Marquis Lafayette Coker. Her half-brother, Hardy Jay Barber, married Ella Coker, sister of Marquis Coker.
* Silas' first two wives, Sarah Ann Posey and Tinsley Elizabeth Posey Stinson, were sisters and mixed-blood Creek Indians.
* This information comes from my book, "Captain George Barber of Georgia" published in 1975 now online at
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dmorgan/ Here are the notes for the family above.

Chapter 14
* 109. 1850 Census, Nacogdoches County, Texas. Marriage records, Nacogdoches County, Texas.
* 110. Marriage records, Nacogdoches County, Texas. Silas Barber performed a marriage in 1856 in the Linn Flat District, Nacagdoches County, Texas as a Justice of the Peace.
* 111. National Archives
* 112. Twin Mounds cemetery, Tulsa Co. Oklahoma. Robert's second wife is buried beside him and a Mary A. Grimsley is buried beside Alice, and is old enough to be Alice's mother. see chapters 9 and 17 of this genealogy
* 113. Marriage records, Hill County, Texas. 1880 Census, Hill County, Texas. see chapter 17. Creek Indian application of Benjamin A. Barber, 1896, on file at Bureau of Indian Affairs Muskogee, Ok
* 114. Silas H. Barber Family Bible. Creek Indian Census Card, 1901, of John C. Barber. See chapters 9 and 17 of this genealogy.
* 115. Marriage records, Navarro County, Texas, marriage records, Hill County, Texas
* 116. Mrs. Agnes Coker Doherty (Mrs. William L. ), Tulsa, Ok. Creek Indian application of Martha S. Coker, Aug 5 1896, on file at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Muskogee, Oklahoma.
* 117. Information on children of Tinsley Elizabeth Posey Stinson Barber provided by Wayne Stockton, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and Ruby Barber Partain, Tulsa Ok. Wayne had slides of all the Indian papers mentioned in this genealogy.

Chapter 15
* 118. Pearl Barber Howard Bible, owned by Jack M. Howard, OKC
* 119. 1880 Census, Comanche County, Texas
* 120. Testimony of James Monroe Barber before the Dawes Commission, 1904. Indian papers of Pearl Barber Howard and Doris Barber Powell, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Muskogee, Oklahoma
* 121. Mrs. Davis. D. Barber, Oklahoma CIty, Mrs. Alma Clark Barber, Tulsa, OK, Mrs. June Barber Stone, Tulsa, OK, Mr. Jack Mason Howard, OKC, Mrs Doris Barber Powell, Ft. Worth Tx. Mrs. Wanda Hughes Hollis, Pryor, OK. Honest Ridge Cemetery, Limestone County, Texas.
 

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