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David Henry Barber
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1840
Erie County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 5, 1919
Bowling Green
Wood County
Ohio, USA

David Henry Barber was the son of Nelson Barber and Phebe House (her name also appears as Pheba, Phoebe, and Phoeba). David was born October 2, 1840. David married Elsie Amelia Tillotson on Christmas Day (December 25) in 1872.

Elsie and David had nine children: Harry, Frank, Roy, Cora, Joseph, Cecil, Jesse, Milo, and David.

David served in the Civil War. He originally enlisted on August 16, 1861 as a Private. On August 26, 1861 he mustered into Company F of the 49th Infantry of the Ohio Volunteers. David was taken as a prisoner of war on December 31, 1862 at Stones River, Tennessee. He was paroled and returned to action on May 6, 1863. David was wounded November 25, 1863 at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee. He was promoted to Corporal on December 14, 1864, but later reduced to the rank of Private on July 11, 1865. David was discharged November 24, 1865. He was mustered out on November 30, 1865.

From the year after his marriage until 1890, David was employed as an engineer in a stove factory in Sandusky, Ohio.

David died May 5, 1919 in Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio from rectal cancer.
Family links: 
  Nelson Barber (1812 - 1886)
  Elsie Amelia Tillotson Barber (1853 - 1918)*
  Roy Barber (____ - 1928)*
  Frank Barber*
  Harry C Barber (1874 - 1960)*
  Cora Jane Barber (1879 - 1961)*
  Joseph Earl Barber (1881 - 1960)*
  Arthur Cecil Barber (1883 - 1958)*
  Jesse Osborn Barber (1887 - 1959)*
  Milo Emmet Barber (1889 - 1945)*
  David Lester Barber (1891 - 1893)*
  David Henry Barber (1840 - 1919)
  Charles A Barber (1845 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Grove Cemetery
Bowling Green
Wood County
Ohio, USA
Plot: MA 10J
Maintained by: Philip R. Burns
Originally Created by: Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
Record added: Jul 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93712673
David Henry Barber
Added by: Philip R. Burns
David Henry Barber
Added by: Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
David Henry Barber
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Added by: Janet L. Parker
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In honor of your service to our country
- Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012
Let light perpetual shine upon him
- Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
 Added: Jul. 16, 2012

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