Tuesday, August 2, 2011


[Ancestral Link: Lura Minnie Parker (Stagge), daughter of Minnie May Elmer (Parker), daughter of Mark Alfred Elmer, son of Hannah Polina Child (Elmer), daughter of Polly Barber (Child), daughter of Ichabod Barber, son of Thomas Barber, son of Thomas Barber, son of Moses Barber, son of James Barber.]

Birth: 1620, Berkshire, England
Death: 1687, South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA

In 1633, James Barber (1588-1648), his wife, Unknown (Wife) Barber (1600-16??), and their three (3) sons, William born 1619, James born 1620, Joseph born 1626, and three (3) daughters, Mary born 1618, Elizabeth born 1624, and Patience born 1628, emigrated from England to the harbor area of Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony. In 1635 the family moved from Massachusetts Bay Colony to the area of the future Town of Newport on Acquidneck Island in the future Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Burial: Barber Lot, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 61289966
found on findagrave.com

Emigrated from England to Boston, Massachusetts in 1633 then moved to Rhode Island in 1635. He obtained half share in property in Westerly, Rhode Island in 1661.
found on ancestry.com

Family history states that two brothers Thomas and James from the county of Berkshire, England, descendants of Thomas Barber, an officer in Cromwell's Army came to this country, landing at or near Boston, Massachusetts. Thomas Barber went to Windsor, Connecticut, with others and this is the connection to the Connecticut Barber's.
found on ancestry.com


  1. What sources do you have about this family? Thanks!

  2. Do you have sources other than ancestry.com?