Biography of Stephen H. La Barge
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Stephen H. La Barge, son of Francis and Caroline La Barge, was born in St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., March 6, 1841. His. paternal grandfather came to America with Lafayette during the American Revolution. His parents came to Grand Rapids in May, 1844, to Gaines in 1852 and afterward to the tp. of Grand Rapids. Mr. La Barge enlisted Aug. 11, 1882, as a soldier in Co. B, 21st Beg. M. V. I. He served in the Army of the Cumberland and received honorable discharge July 6, 1863. He was married Oct. 4, 1867, to Sarah De Lamater, born in Oxford, O., May 1, 1840, daughter of Leonard and Sarah Be Lamater. They have four children, born as follows: Helen M., Sept. 23, 1868; Henry L., Feb. 28, 1872; Eunice M., Dec. 20, 1874, and Sydney A., Feb. 13, 1877. Mr. LaBarge is a Republican, and owns 80 acres on sec. 32. He and his wife are members of the Congregational Church.

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