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Wanton Corey Barber
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1847
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1933
Villisca
Montgomery County
Iowa, USA

Co. E 5th Iowa Calvary

LOCAL CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES HERE AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS
Wanton C. Barber, Villisca, Civil War veteran, died at 12:20 A.M., Thursday at his home on West Eighth Street, Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, following illness which began Saturday night. Funeral arrangements had not been made Thursday morning.
Mr. Barber had resided in this vicinity since a short time after the close of the Civil War. He is survived by seven children, who are Grover Clifford (20948609), Newell, South Dakota, William Wanton, Villisca, Iowa, Mrs. Anna Althia (Robert) Gourley, north of Villisca, Iowa, Mrs. Emma Alice (Mark) Sheridan, Carbon, Iowa, Mrs. Bess Mabel (Fred) Teas, Fremont, Nebraska, Claude Elmo, Chadron, Nebraska, and Al A. Barber, Savannah, Missouri. His wife and one son, Benjamin Franklin, preceded him in earth.
Mr. Barber's body was taken early Thursday to the Wolfe & Gourley Funeral home.
Information found in The Villisca Review, November 2, 1933

Veteran of the Civil War. Enlisted in Iowa County, Iowa, as a Private on 3 February 1864 at the age of 18 years. Mustered in Co E 6th Iowa Cavalry on the same day as his enlistment. Mustered out 17 Oct 1865 at Sioux City, Iowa.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alson Barber (1811 - 1880)
  Phebe Corey Barber (1809 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Jane Kyle Barber (1846 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  William Wanton Barber (1874 - 1940)*
  Anna Althia Barber Gourley (1876 - 1961)*
  Emma A Barber Sheridan (1877 - 1960)*
  Benjamin Franklin Barber (1881 - 1928)*
  Claude Elmo Barber (1885 - 1960)*
  Grover Clifton Barber (1888 - 1977)*
  Bess Mabel Barber Teas (1891 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Merritt Walker Barber (1834 - 1880)*
  Benjamin F. Barber (1838 - 1929)*
  Wanton Corey Barber (1847 - 1933)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Villisca Cemetery
Villisca
Montgomery County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Rose Hill Block 1 103.2
 
Maintained by: Marty & Harley
Originally Created by: kweaver
Record added: Dec 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62866278
Wanton Corey Barber
Added by: kweaver
 
Wanton Corey Barber
Added by: Marty & Harley
 
 
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Rest in peace grand pa Norma barber trick
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 Added: Apr. 10, 2015

- Marlow Trick
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
Co E 6th Iowa Cavalry. Remember those who served.
- kweaver
 Added: Nov. 4, 2012
 
 
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