Barber, Gideon

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Gideon was born in Dutchess County, NY at about 1798, the son of Lemuel Barbour who was a native of France.[1]


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.[1]

Marriage and Children

Gideon married Mary(Polly)Nelson[1]at about 1819. Polly was born at about 1797.[2]
Their children:


Gideon died in 1874, and his wife died in 1868[1]

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Landmarks of Albany County, NY, Edited by Amasa J. Parker, Albany, NY
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 1850 Census, Berne, Albany County, NY