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 William Wanton “Bill” Barber

William Wanton “Bill” Barber

Birth
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA
Death 20 Nov 1940 (aged 66)
Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
Burial Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
Plot Rose Hill Block 1 Lot 89
Memorial ID 100120561 · View Source
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William Wanton "Bill" Barber
Birth: 8 JUN 1874 in Yankton, Yankton Co., SD
Death: 20 NOV 1940 in Red Oak, Montgomery Co., IA
Burial: 21 NOV 1940 Rose Hill Cemetery, Villisca , Montgomery Co., IA
Note:
William Wanton was the first born and first son of Wanton Corey andEliza Jane KyleBarber. Bill as he was called lived with his parents on the same place from 6 years old on. William Wanton Barber dies at Red Oak Hospital after a year's illness. Funeral services were held at Wolf's funeral home Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock for William Wanton Barber 66, who died Sat night in the Red Oak hospital after a year's illness. He had been taken to the hospital a week before his death. Mr. Barber met with a hunting accident when a young man that resulted in the loss of one of his arms. He was interested in fruit growing and spent most of his time at that work. He was born in Yankton, SD on June 8, 1874. Surviving are three brothers and three sisters. Allen A. Barber of St. Joseph, MO., Claude Elmo Barber of Chadren, NE, Grover Clifton Barber of Ontario, Oregon. Anna A. (Robert) Gourley of Villisca, IA. Bessie (Fred )Teas of Fremont NE and Emma A (J. Mark) Sheridan of Carbon, IA. His parents and one brother Benjamin Franklin Barber proceed him in death. The Rev. E. M. Buehler was in charge of the final rights and burial was in the Villisca Cemetery. Pallbearers were Elias Lewis, Axel Lenroot, Wesley Stallings, Ben Cohoon, F. S.Pierson, and John Farlin. Villisca Review 11 211940
He spent a lot of time helping his dad with the garden, strawberry beds and the honey bees as well as yard work. Helped his dad with his brother Benjamin's children when his brother and his wife died of tuberculosis. When Wanton died the family of Ica Beard Barber farmed the children out to their relatives. He stayed on at the family house until he became ill.
William never married. He had no children.



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  • Maintained by: Marty & Harley
  • Originally Created by: kweaver
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100120561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wanton “Bill” Barber (8 Jun 1874–20 Nov 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100120561, citing Villisca Cemetery, Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Marty & Harley (contributor 47240226) .