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Mary Saxton Barber
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1848
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1917

Sister of the late Mrs. William McKinley, wife of Marshall C. Barber.
She took an active interest in charitable work here and in numerous public movements. She was president of the Canton branch of the needlework guild and a leader in the Associated Charities and in the Red Cross. She was also a member of the board of directors of the George D. Harter bank. At the time of her death of Mrs. MCkinley, Mrs. Barber proposed to purchase the McKinley home and make of it a national memorial. But she was unable to work out this plan. She was a member of the Aultman hospital board and was interested in YMCA and YWCA work.
She was married to Mr. Barber in 1873, Seven children were born, six of whom are living and were at the bedside for some time. One son, James Barber, who was in the Navy, died in Hong Kong.  
 
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 Parents:
  James Asbury Saxton (1816 - 1887)
  Katherine A DeWalt Saxton (1827 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Marshall C Barber (1846 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  James Saxton Barber (1874 - 1900)*
  George Saxton Barber (1878 - 1921)*
  John Dewalt Barber (1879 - 1951)*
  Ida McKinley Barber Day (1881 - 1944)*
  William McKinley Barber (1882 - 1947)*
  Katherine DeWalt Barber Belden (1884 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ida Saxton McKinley (1847 - 1907)*
  Mary Saxton Barber (1848 - 1917)
  George Dewalt Saxton (1850 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Lawn Cemetery
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Laurie
Record added: Sep 05, 2006
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Mary <i>Saxton</i> Barber
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