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 Elizah Monroe Barger

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Elizah Monroe Barger

  • Birth 1874 Arkansas, USA
  • Death 1962 Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Austin, Lonoke County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 35400028

Married Mary "Mollie" Cozart on 23 Feb 1896 in Lonoke County, AR.

1880 AR, Lonoke County, Magness - 1 June 1880
Eliza M Barger, age 8, born Arkansas
Father: E M Barger, age 50, born Tennessee
Mother: T E E Barger, age 40, born Mississippi
Siblings listed:
George M, age 20, Mississippi
Sarah, age 18, Mississippi
Mary, age 13, Illinois
Rebecca, age 11, Tennessee
Margaret, age 3, Arkansas
Martha E, age 1, Arkansas

1900 AR, Lonoke County, Magness, Cabot - 21 June 1900
Monroe Barger, age 28, born April 1873 in Arkansas, married 4 years, farmer
Mary J, wife, age 22, born Aug 1877 in Arkansas, married 4 yrs, 2 children born 2 living
Oscar, son, age 3, born Apr 1897 in Arkansas
Samuel, son, age 9 months, born Sept 1899 in Arkansas
Jacob Cumings, boarder, age 21, born May 1889 in Arkansas, single, farm laborer

Their son Samuel S Barger was born Sep 16, 1899 and died Nov 27, 1900 and is buried in Sixteenth Section Cemetery also.

1910 AR, Lonoke County, Magness - May 6, 1910
E M Barger, age 34, 1st marriage of 14 yrs, born Arkansas, farmer
Mollie M, wife, age 32, married 14 yrs, 5 children born 4 living, born Arkansas
Alford O, son, age 13, born Arkansas (Alford Oscar)
James E, son, age 7, born Arkansas (James Elbert)
Leslie E, son, age 3, born Arkansas
Lillian C, dau, age 4 months, born Arkansas

World War 1 Draft Card Registration of Sept 12, 1918 includes this information:
Elizah Monroe Barger
RR 2, Austin, Lonkoe, Ark
age 44, born April 24, 1874; race: white
Farming for self at RR 2, Austin, Lonoke, Ark
Nearest relative: Mollie Barger of same address
He signed his name: Elizah Monroe Barger
Description of registrant:
Medium height and built
Blue eyes and light hair.

1920 AR, Lonoke County, Magness - Jan 10
Monroe Barger, (age unclear), born Arkansas, farmer
Mollie, wife, age 42, born Arkansas
Elbert, son, age 17, born Arkansas (James Elbert)
Leslie, son, age 13, born Arkansas
Lillian, daughter, age 10, born Arkansas
Henrietta, daughter, age 4yrs 5 months, born Arkansas

1930 AR, Lonoke County, Magness
Eliza M Barger, age 53, married at age 19, born Arkansas
Mollie, wife, age 49, married at age 15, born Arkansas
Tippie Mae, daug, age 8, born Arkansas
Henrietta, daug, age 15, born Arkansas
Fannie, sister-in-law, age 72, wd, married at age 22, born Arkansas
Earnest Bankston, boarder/hired hand, age 20, single, born Arkansas
Next family listed is:
Leslie E Barger, age 23, married at age 19, born Arkansas
Ulah, wife, age 22, married at age 18, born Arkansas
Jaunita, daug, age 3, born Arkansas

Elizah Monroe Barger and his wife Mary "Mollie" (nee Cozart) both died in 1962 and are buried in Sixteenth Section Cemetery, Lonoke County, Arkansas.

I misspelt the name of the cemetery as Sixteeth Section Cemetery when I added info in Aug 2007 and I am trying to get it corrected.

Created by: Peggy Pickens-Trojan
Record added: Aug 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20881796

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  • Created by: Peggy Pickens-Trojan
  • Added: 31 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35400028
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizah Monroe Barger (1874–1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35400028, citing Sixteenth Section Cemetery, Austin, Lonoke County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Peggy Pickens-Trojan (contributor 46880335) .