Gideon was born in Dutchess County, NY at about 1798, the son of Lemuel Barbour who was a native of France.
He was a life-long and successful farmer who spent the last thirty-five years of his life in Berne, where he conducted a farm.
Marriage and Children
- Jesse Barber
- Nelson Barber born at about 1824
- Charles Barber born May 1825.
- Darius Barber born about 1835
- John Barber born at about 1831
- Roxie Barber born at about 1832
Gideon died in 1874, and his wife died in 1868
- Landmarks of Albany County, NY, Edited by Amasa J. Parker, Albany, NY
- 1850 Census, Berne, Albany County, NY