Re: Rhode Island Barbers Pre 1800
There is a Barber's pond near the University of Rhode Island which is at S. Kingstown, RI.This was Moses Barber property and he had a grist mill there.You can refer to the book by Lois J. (Barber) Schroeder and the title is Moses Barber of South Kingstown, RI and many descendants 1652-1984.
dated 1984.I am a descendant of Moses & Susannah (West) Barber.
I hope this helps.