Barber, Charles

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Charles was born in Berne in May of 1825, the son of Gideon Barber and Polly Nelson.[1]


He was a life-long farmer in the town of Berne and Westerlo, but now resides in Berne.[1]

Marriage and Children

Charles married Amanda M., the youngest daughter of twenty-four children born to Richard Filkins by two wives, one of whom was Catherine Angell[1]. Amanda was born on February 10, 1832.[2] They were married at about 1848.
The children of Charles and Amanda Barber were:

  • Morgan F. Barber[1]
  • Oliver J. Barber[1]
  • Sanford H. Barber[1]
  • Perry D. Barber, who died when quite young[1]
  • Frank Barber[1]
  • Ida E. Barber[1]
  • Arthur Barber, died young[1]
  • Loren C. Barber[1]
  • Jennie E. Barber who died at age eighteen[1]
  • Fred Barber[1]


Amanda Filkins Barber died December 20, 1874 [2]

Additional Media


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Landmarks of Albany County, NY, Edited by Amasa J. Parker, Albany, NY
  2. 2.0 2.1 Berne NY Family files,