Re: New York Barbers
I am looking for an Abigail Barber, born 4/10/1825 in schoharie, co Ny. Her fathers name was John, mothers name is unknown.Abigail married my gggrandfather Sanford Thorn on 6/18/1851 somewhere in Illinois, where they had atleast one son Stephen Eddie, born 5/6/1863, around Peoria, Il. They also had children Hattie, Nancy(Mrs. George w. Jones), Chauncey, Cyrus, Marrah, and John B. according to her obituary of 12/15/1914.
Abigails family moved to Illinois acording to our families verbal legend where she met Sanford. Her father John is credited with authoring a book on "The History of Schoharie County(NY)" Any help you can provide is welcome. Congrats on your nuptual!Jake