Lieutenant Thomas BARBER, Jr
Sergeant Nathaniel HOLCOMB, Sr
Samuel BARBER, Sr


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Lydia REED


  • Born: 4 Dec 1719, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
  • Died: 1799

   Ancestral File Number: FP46-BT.

   General Notes:

The Connecticut Barbers, A Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Barber of WindsorConnecticut, Donald S Barber, McDowell Publications, Utica NY, 1992, p5: "After Thomas and Mary were married, they lived in a house built by Thomas in Windsor. About 1670/1671 he moved his family to Simsbury along with his brother Samuel andfamily... p12: "Children of Samuel and Sarah:
"...24. John4, b 4 Dec 1719; m Lydia Reed..."

The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, With Brief Biographical Sketches of the Descendants of Deacon Samuel Chapin, Gilbert Warren Chapin, Vol I, Chapin Family Association, Hartford Connecticut, 1924
p72: "Sarah Holcombe 1-3-3-7...
m. Dec 17, 1712, Simsbury, Samuel Barber...
Children: BARBER. *2 Thomas b. 1716. d. 1792..."

Digest of Early Connecticut Probate Records, C W Manwaring, Vol II, p464: "Sam- uel Barbour's Will, 23 Feb 1738-9: John Barbour, a minor age 19 years, son of Samuel Barbour of Simsbury, chose Benjamin Hooker to be his guardian. Recog., L300. Item. I give unto my son Johnthe house, homelott and meadow lott lying in Hop Meadow, to him and his heirs forever...L40 to each [daughter] and that to be paid by my four sons at an equal proportion, Samuel, Thomas, Jonathan and John..."

Lucy Mayberry BARBER Cole, Dictated by her father Capt Levi BARBER, and copied by her great grand daughter Linda Jean ENGLE Lackore Summer 2000:
"...There were four brothers (sons of Samuel Barber - 3rd Generation) who removed from the old parish (Windsor in 1738 to Simsbury and lived in that portion of it now called Canton, in Hartford County Connecticut) viz Samuel, Thomas, Johnathan, and John Barber, (all) of whom purchased land and lived contiguous to each other.

Genealogy of Our Barber Family 1614-1965 by Lucy James COLE Flemming
(Written by Lucy Cole Flemming (great granddaughter of Col Levi Barber from record book kept in the family and from Barber Genealogy compiled by Lillian May Wilson in 1909. Copied from LCF's handwritten account by granddaughter Linda Engle Lackore Summer 2000)...
"Samuel Barber (son of Thomas) born 17 May 1673 died Dec 1725 mar 17 Dec 1712 to Sarah Holcomb (who was daughter of Nathan and Mary Holcomb) Sarah born 1691 died 1787 age 96 years...
"Their children:
Samuel b 1713-14 - (OUR ANCESTOR)
Thomas b 1716
Jonathan b 1717
John b 4 Dec 1719
Mercy b Abt 1721 m Ephriam Buel
Sarah b 1 Apr 1722 m John Case 7 Nov 1745
[Reference pg 37 Barber Genealogy]

Ancestral File Ver 4.10 FP46-BT.

LDS Submission: Mrs Harriet C Larsen 73South 4th East Logan Utah. LDS Heir: Joseph Nephi Comish c 5th GGNephew il SB, 5th GGNephew SH. John BARBER Born 4 Dec 1719 Simsbury Mar Lydia READ Died 1799.


1. Removed; 1738, West Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. From Windsor, with widowed mother and five siblings.

   Marriage Information:

John married Lydia REED.


1 Ancestral File Ver 4.10, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File Ver 4.10, (Copyright (c) 1980, 1997.), FP46-BT.

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