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Samuel Barber
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1714
Simsbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1797

age 83

[ Dr. SAMUEL4 BARBER (Samuel3), b probably Simsbury CT 1713/14; d 14 Jan 1797; m/1 Simsbury 11 Jun 1739 Tryphena HUMPHREY, b 29 Jan 1722/3, d Simsbury 2 Mar 1752 (the first burial in south burying ground, Simsbury), daughter of Samuel and Lydia (NORTH) HUMPHREY; r Simsbury. Samuel m/2 Hannah HUMPHREY, daughter of Noah and Hannah (CASE) HUMPHREY, b 8 Jun 1728, d Canton 28 Jul 1819 at the home of her son Giles. Hannah m/1 John ?CASE. Samuel's expertise with herbs and roots and his good fortune and ability in healing with them earned him the title of "Doctor" with no formal training. A well-known hunter and certainly an eccentric, he was welcome I'm sure in any home where disease brought despair to its occupants. Although he lived in Simsbury, Samuel bought 2 lots in Norfolk CT, and lived there for a time. The History of Norfolk gives an account of a hunting trip by Samuel and 2 of his sons, former residents of Norfolk, who came into Norfolk from Simsbury to wander around. They startled a panther up into a tree, and were obliged to shoot it to escape harm, and "to rid the world of a frightful monster." The Pownal VT 1790 Census lists a Samuel Barber, with 2 males over 16, 1 male under 16, and 4 females. Was this Dr. Samuel's family? [~ 1909 Barber Gen; Barbour Index; CT church rec; Humphreys Gen; CT Hist Soc:Case Gen; Barber family rec; Land Rec:Norfolk; CT State Lib:Buell Gen. - courtesy of Alan Barber] 
 
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 Spouse:
  Tryphena Humphrey Barber (1721 - 1752)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Barber (1744 - 1806)*
  David Barber (1746 - 1783)*
  Elijah Barber (1748 - 1820)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dyer Cemetery
Canton
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Alan barber
Originally Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Apr 01, 2006
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Samuel Barber
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Samuel Barber
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Samuel Barber
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