Daughter of Enoch and Elizabeth Fassnacht. Wife of John H. Barber. Mother of Austin Barber, Luella Elizabeth Barber, Mable Katherine Powell, Blanche Barber and Norah Barber (d.y.).
Murder victim: Shot and killed by her husband in the yard of their home at 239 N. Case Ave., east Akron.
Aged 50 yrs, 4 mos, 5 days.
Akron Daily Democrat, 23 December 1902:
"LAID TO REST TUESDAY AFTERNOON
The funeral of Mrs. John H. Barber whose life went out under such tragic circumstances Sunday evening, were held at the home at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. J.C. Smith, pastor of Grace M.E. Church in East Akron. The daughters of the family attended Sunday School there, and the family had a closer attachment to this church than any other. There were evidences of the sympathy of friends and neighbors at the funeral in floral offerings and assistance rendered. The body was interred in the East Akron cemetery."