Biography of Luman M. Barber
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Barber, Luman M., Canton dairy and grain farmer, owns 103 acres of land, and also keeps an apiary, shipping his honey to the Boston market. He is a son of Col. Henry Barber, who was sheriff of St. Lawrence county, also deputy United States marshal eight years. He was recruiting officer during the Rebellion, he was born in Barkhamsted. Litchfield county, Conn., in 1805 and came with his father and settled here in 1807. He was a member of the assembly in 1847. His father, Zimri Barber, married Thankful Wilcox, and their children were: Zimri, jr., Lucy, Vastie, Violet, Jason, Gideon and Henry, who was afterwards member of assembly. He married Eunice White, and they had these children: Silas W., Luman M., Clarrissa and Henry Barber Jr., Thomas, H. B., Eunice M., and Mary A., of whom only Luman survives. Luman M. Barber married Flora L. Clark, and they have these children: Thomas H., Osman L., Carlton J. and Stanley Barber.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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