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Martha McIver "Mattie" Polk Barber
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1859
Luling
Caldwell County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1932
Prairie Lea
Caldwell County
Texas, USA

Daughter of Warnell C Polk (his damaged headstone transcription has middle initial "L", but my family records show "C")(1832-1882) & Irene Meyers. Mattie was one of at least 8 known children born to Warnell and Irene.

Wife of Bernard "Berman" Elias Barber whom she married on November 7, 1877 and had at least 11 known children. Mattie and Bernard are both buried in the Masonic section of Prairie Lea Cemetery.

One of Mattie's siblings (brother), CALVIN WARNELL POLK, was part of the Posse that captured BILLY THE KID in New Mexico.


Name: Mattie Mciva Barber (my records show Mattie McIver Polk Barber)
Gender: Female
Burial Date: 22 Jan 1932
Burial Place:
Death Date: 21 Jan 1932
Death Place: Precinct # 3 Caldwell, Texas
Age: 72
Birth Date: 14 Dec 1859
Birthplace: Luling, Txas.
Occupation: Housewife
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: B.E. Barber
Father's Name: Warnel Polk
Father's Birthplace: Tenn.
Mother's Name: Irene Meyers
Mother's Birthplace: Txas.
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B75242-3
System Origin: Texas-EASy
Source Film Number: 1704025
Reference Number: p829
Collection: Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Warnell L. Polk (1832 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Bernard Elias Barber (1849 - 1942)
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Jane Polk Eustace (1853 - 1928)*
  Frank Monroe Polk (1855 - 1942)*
  Martha McIver Polk Barber (1859 - 1932)
  Calvin Warnell Polk (1863 - 1904)*
  Ada L. Polk Blackwell (1869 - 1888)*
  Clara Virginia Polk Smith (1870 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prairie Lea Masonic Cemetery
Prairie Lea
Caldwell County
Texas, USA
Plot: Row 1
 
Maintained by: Lynda Lehmann-French
Originally Created by: Judy Rodgers
Record added: Sep 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58100520
Martha McIver Mattie <i>Polk</i> Barber
Added by: Peggy Anderson
 
Martha McIver Mattie <i>Polk</i> Barber
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Added by: Edward Rowe
 
 
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- BJA
 Added: Dec. 31, 2010

- Shannon
 Added: Nov. 17, 2010
 
 
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