Colonel Levi BARBER, Sr
Elizabeth ROUSE
Joseph KELLY, Sr
Cynthia FLAGG
Captain Levi BARBER, Jr
Abigail Morris KELLY
Guardian Thomas W Moore 
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Levi BARBER, III 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 20 Apr 1839, Harmar, Washington, Ohio, USA
  • Died: 24 Sep 1899, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, USA 8
  • Buried: Abt 26 Sep 1899, Cemetery, Harmar, Sec 2, Lot 44, Washington, Ohio, USA 9

   Cause of his death was Suicide.

   General Notes:

Unmarried, handicapped, crippled from birth (1870 census), his legs being entirely useless and the value of his arms limited at age 32yo, T W Moore in Trust at time of Will of Levi Barber (Deceased 1887)- Signs Waiver of Notice and Consent with "X his mark" at age 48yo.

1850 Ohio Census
Washington County, Town of Harmar, Roll No 738, pg 231 (new) 460 (old):
Levi BARBER 35M Merchant Real Estate $10.5K OH, Abigail M 31F OH, Levi 11 M OH...

1860 Ohio Census
Washington County, Harmar Village, Roll No 1048, pg 122:
Levi BARBER 45M RR Agent Real Property $50K Personal Property $1K Born Ohio, Abigail M 41F Ohio, Levi (III) 22M at school Ohio...

1870 Ohio Census
Washington County, Harmar, Marietta, Roll 1279 pg 289:
Levi BARBER 55 WM Produce Market Real/Personal $40K/$5K OH, Abigail 52 WF Keephouse OH, Levi (Jr) 31 WM cripple cannot read/write OH.

1880 Ohio Census
Washington County, Marietta, Roll 1076 Vol 66 ED 230 Sheet 22 Line 28:
Levi BARBER 65 WM married farmer Born OH Father CT Mother MA, Abbie M 62 WF wife keeping house OH, Levi Jr 42 WM son OH...

Family Records of the Descendants of Gershom Flagg [Born 1730] of Lancaster Massahusettes (sic) with Other Genealogical Records of the Flagg Family Descended from Thomas Flegg of Watertown Mass and Including the Flegg Lineage in England Compiled and Published by Norman Gershom Flagg and Lucius C S Flagg 1907
pg 118:
[973] Abigail Morris Kelly, dau of Cynthia [607] b 18 May 1818 Marietta OH. She d 9 Feb 1886. Was m 1 Nov 1837 to Capt Levi Barber of Marietta OH. Issue (all born in Marietta OH):
[985] 1 Levi Jr, b 20 Apr 1839, d 16 Sep 1898, unm...

The Connecticut Barbers, A Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor Connecticut, Donald S Barber, McDowell Publications,Utica NY, 1992, p261:"335. Capt. Levi7 Barber, b 1 Nov 1814; m 31 Oct 1837 Abigail M Kelly, b Marietta OH 18 May 1814, d 9 Feb 1886, daughter of Joseph and Cynthia (Flaff) Kelly; resided at Harmar (now Marietta) OH...
"Children of Levi and Abigail, born at Marietta:
"Levi8, b 20 Apr 1839; d 16 Sep 1898; unmarried..."

Washington County Ohio to 1980 (A Collection of Topical & Family Sketches), 1980, p83:
"...In 1837 Levi Barber married Abigail Kelly born 1818, died 1886...
"The children of Capt. Levi and Abigail were as follows: Levi 1839-1899 (unmarried)..."

Harmar Cemetery Marietta Ohio- A compilation, Benjamin F Bain
p34: "Barber Levi, Born 20 Apr 1839, Died 24 Sep 1899, Location Sec 2 Lot 44, Son of Levi and Abigail M Barber. Unmarried."

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)...
"Capt Levi Barber -7 born 1 Nov 1814 in Harmar. Married on 31 Oct 1837 to Abigail M Kelly ( daughter of Joseph and Cynthia Flagg Kelly. Abigail was born in Marietta 18 May 1818 and died 9 Feb 1886. Capt Levi Barber died in 1887.
"Their children were as follows:
Levi born 20 Apr 1837 died 24 Sept 1899 unmarried..."

"...I, Levi Barber do make and publish this codicil to my will above written, bearing even date herewith, viz: Any balance or residue of the said trust property or estate given in my said will to Thomas W Moore in trust for the use of my son Levi, whether the same shall occur before or after my decease, I give, devise and bequeath as follows: to my said grandchildren Earl C Barber and Abbie L Barber a one half part thereof and to my grandchildren Selden B Cole and Lucy J Cole a one half part thereof..."

Marietta 26 Sep 1899
"...Levi Barber was fifty-nine years of age. He had been crippled from birth, his legs being entirely useless and the value of his arms limited. He was unmarried and leaves a sister, Mrs Lucy Cole, and a brother Henry Barber, who makes his home in the West...
...Funeral services will be held from the house at 4 o'clock this afternoon and burial will be made in Harmar cemetery. Rev John Boyd will officiate."

Http:// Died 16 Sep 1898.

LDS Submission: Carlos Hickman 306 East 9 N Lehi Utah. LDS Heir:Don Carlos Hickman 12th Cousin il CaptLBJr. Levi Barber Born 20 Apr 1839 Marietta Ohio Died 24 Sep 1899.


1 Family Records of the Descendants of Gershom Flagg, Norman Gersom Flagg and Lucius C S Flagg, with Other Genealogical Records of the Flagg Family Descended from Thomas Flegg of Watertown Mass and Including the Flegg Lineage in England, Compiled and Published 1907
, p118.

2 Washington County Ohio to 1980, Washington County Historical Society, Inc,
, Pg 83.

3 Ibid, Pg 208.

4 US Census 1850, US Census 1850, Ohio, Washington, Harmar, Roll No 738, Pg 231 (new) 460 (old).

5 US Census 1860, Ohio, Washington, Harmar, Roll No 1048, Pg 122.

6 US Census 1870, US Census 1870, Ohio, Washington, Harmar, Marietta, Roll 1279, Pg 289.

7 Last Will and Testament, Levi Barber Jr.

8 Newspaper Article, Newspaper Article, Marietta OH No. 289.

9 Harmar Cemetery, A Compilation, Benjamin F Bain, Harmar Cemetery, A Compilation
, Pg 34.

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