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Martha Jane Branch Barber
Birth: Jun. 9, 1845
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1938
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Martha Jane Branch Barber

Martha Jane Branch Barber was the daughter of Anderson Branch, b. abt 1809, N.C. and Nancy E. Perry Branch, b. abt 1823.

(Possibly the Mother of Anderson Branch, was Mary Branch b. about 1775, in Va. and a brother of Anderson Branch, was Sherwood Branch b. about 1798). (Nancy E. Perry's Father may have been William Perry)

* Siblings:

Sister: Susan "Elizabeth" Branch Franklin

Brother: William P. Branch

Other possible siblings of Martha Jane Branch Barber were: Selina, David, Anderson, Susan E., Wesley M., Edmy J.(male), John H., Sarah A., George A., James T., and Margaret S. Branch.

* Anderson Branch, possibly served in the Civil War. (enlisted Aug. 20, 1863 Co. E 6th Infantry Reg. N.C. - died from disease, July 15, 1864, Straunton, Va.)

* David W. Branch, also possibly served and died in the Civil War. (Enlisted in Company G, 1st Volunteers Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 25 Apr 1861 - died Company G, 1st Volunteers Infantry Regiment North Carolina, on 13 Oct 1861, at Yorktown, VA.)

Brother: Pvt Anderson Branch

Brother: Pvt David W. Branch

Martha's Maternal Grandfather was possibly William Perry, born abt. 1791.

* Family

-1860c Burke County, N.C.

Anderson Branch 51 *
Nancy E Branch 37 *
David Branch 20 * Served in Civil War (?)
Anderson Branch 18 * Served in Civil War(?)
Martha J Branch 15 *
Susan E Branch 14 * Susan "Elizabeth"
William P Branch 10 *
Wesley M Branch 7
Edmy J Branch 5
John H Branch 2
William Perry 69 * Maternal Grandfather

*1870c Burke Co., N.C.)

Additional siblings:

Sarah A. 16
George A. 12 twin
James T. 12 twin
Margaret S. 8

Also, same census, in the household, of Anderson Branch and Nancy E. Perry Branch was: Selina Mayfield (think she was thier first child born, in earlier census) *Selina (or Salena) Mayfield, age 34, and two children, both ages 7, twins girls, Kensada and Josi E. Mayfield

*1850c Burke County, N.C.

Selina Branch is listed in household with Anderson and Nancy E. Branch, as being age 12, b. abt 1838.

*Marriage - Martha Jane Branch

Martha Jane Branch married Jacob Keller Barber.

The children of Martha Branch Barber and Jacob Keller Barber were:
1- Minnie Mary Ann Barber Whisnant
2- Thomas "Tom" Andrew Barber
3- Sarah Etta Barber Baker
4- James "Clayton" Barber
5- William Conway Barber
6- Lonnie Graham Barber
7- Pinkney Spurgeon Barber.

* Death

Jacob Keller Barber, died in 1931, in Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Martha Jane Branch Barber lived to be 93 years old, with dying on, 14 February 1938, in Burke County, N.C.

Martha was my Great Grandmother, as her son, Lonnie Graham Barber, was my Grandfather.

Lonnie Barber died less than two months after the passing of his Mother, from a severe head injury, after being hit in the head with a well windless. He was only 56 years old. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jacob Keller Barber (1849 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Andrew Barber (1871 - 1945)*
  Sarah Etta Barber Baker (1873 - 1951)*
  James Clayton Barber (1876 - 1936)*
  Minnie Mary Ann Barber Whisnant (1878 - 1954)*
  William Conway Barber (1878 - 1959)*
  Lonnie Graham Barber (1881 - 1938)*
  Pinkney Spurgeon Barber (1885 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Drexel Memorial Park
Drexel
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: RCQ
Originally Created by: Autumn
Record added: Sep 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15628568
Martha Jane <i>Branch</i> Barber
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