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Garnett Gamewell Barber
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1850
Lenoir
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1933
Pawnee
Pawnee County
Oklahoma, USA

From the Pawnee Courier-Democrat newspaper
Thursday, Dec. 21, 1933:

"THE PASSING OF GARNETT G. BARBER
"The death of G. G. Barber removes from among us a man who throughout his life, has been an outstanding character among his fellow men.
"One of the peculiar characteristics of Mr. Barber was his steadfast adherence to his own convictions. While he was always chairtable [sic] toward the opinions of others, it was but time wasted to try to change his own opinions after they were once formed.
"Mr. Barber, before his eye sight failed him was a great reader, and one of the best informed men in Pawnee on many subjects.
"Mr. Barber was always honest in his opinions, and never definitely formed a conclusion, until he had viewed both sides of the question under study. He was honest in his dealings with his fellowman and strove with all his might to make good his promises. He will be missed in Pawnee."
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Mr. Barber's first wife was Anna Fitch Martin. Their children were Gertrude, Caroline, Everett J., Joseph, and Garnett G., Jr., as well as two children who died in infancy. She died in 1901, after which time, he married Rebecca James Zinn.
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Newspaper Article, Name and Date Not Identified:
"GARNETT GAMEWELL BARBER
Born in Hillsville, North Carolina, Nov. 3rd, 1850, passed from life Dec. 16, 1933.
At the age of 6 years Mr. Barber removed with his family to Arkansas. From Arkansas he removed to Missouri. In 1872 he was married to Miss Anna Fitch Martin. To this union were born 7 children, 3 boys and 4 girls. Two children having died in infancy those surviving him are Joseph Barber, of Barnsdall, Okla.; Garnett G., Junior of Newark, Ohio; Everett J., Salina, Kansas; Mrs. Caroline E. Venerable, of Canadian, Texas, and Miss Gertrude Barber of Coffeyville, Kansas.
He leaves six grandchildren and one great grandchild beside his children. There are left 2 step children, Mrs. Landen [sic] of Tulsa and Mrs. Geo. Craig of Pawnee.
At the age of 16 he became a member of the Methodist church.
Services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the funeral home at 3 P. M. by A. J. Bradshaw assisted by Rev. Simpson. Burial in the Pawnee cemetery." 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Y. Barber (1811 - 1895)
  Rebecca Elizabeth Moody Barber (1820 - 1864)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Fitch Martin Barber (1853 - 1901)*
  Rebecca James Barber (1853 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Gamewell Barber (1885 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Caroline Barber Gentry (1841 - 1923)*
  Caroline Elizabeth Barber Gentry (1841 - 1923)*
  Sarah Simpson Barber (1842 - 1876)*
  Lelia Mary Anne Barber Chidsey (1843 - 1925)*
  Cordelia Llewelyn Barber Kyle (1847 - 1919)*
  Garnett Gamewell Barber (1850 - 1933)
  George B. Barber (1853 - ____)*
  Thomas L. Barber (1855 - ____)*
  Frances E. Barber Kent (1865 - 1918)**
  Jeanette Grifith Barber Steele (1867 - 1956)**
  America E. Barber Davis (1870 - 1946)**
  Katie M. Barber (1871 - 1879)**
  Infant Barber (1872 - 1872)**
  Charles Albert Barber (1873 - 1954)**
  Andrew Evans Barber (1879 - 1956)**
  Richard Roscoe Barber (1882 - 1934)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Pawnee
Pawnee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Lot 5, Blk 13
 
Created by: Rejeana
Record added: Oct 15, 2006
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