Thomas Barber1

b. 13 April 1773, d. 17 September 1848
     Thomas Barber was born on 13 April 1773 at Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT. He was the son of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence. Thomas Barber married Percy Merrill on 15 November 1797. Thomas Barber died on 17 September 1848 at age 75.

Child of Thomas Barber and Percy Merrill

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Pages 74, 156/Item 183.

Peter Barber1

b. 6 March 1775
     Peter Barber was born on 6 March 1775 at Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT. He was the son of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Pages 74, 158/Item 184.

Susannah Barber1

b. 9 January 1777
     Susannah Barber was born on 9 January 1777 at Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT. She was the daughter of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence. Susannah Barber married Benjamin Hosford, son of Ezekial Hosford and Mercy Miller.

Children of Susannah Barber and Benjamin Hosford

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 74.

Benjamin Hosford

b. 22 May 1767, d. 23 May 1808
     Benjamin Hosford was born on 22 May 1767. He was the son of Ezekial Hosford and Mercy Miller. Benjamin Hosford married Susannah Barber, daughter of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence. Benjamin Hosford died on 23 May 1808 at age 41.

Children of Benjamin Hosford and Susannah Barber

Benjamin Correll Hosford1

     Benjamin Correll Hosford was the son of Benjamin Hosford and Susannah Barber.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 74.

Reuben S. Hosford1

b. between 1795 and 1796, d. 2 March 1820
     Reuben S. Hosford was born between 1795 and 1796. He was the son of Benjamin Hosford and Susannah Barber. Reuben S. Hosford died on 2 March 1820.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 74.

Henry B. Hosford1

     Henry B. Hosford was the son of Benjamin Hosford and Susannah Barber.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 74.

Damaris Corinthia Hosford1

b. circa 1806
     Damaris Corinthia Hosford was born circa 1806. She was the daughter of Benjamin Hosford and Susannah Barber.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 74.

Candace Barber1

b. 30 September 1779
     Candace Barber married Naaman Phelps, son of Abijah Phelps and Huldah Hutchinson. Candace Barber was born on 30 September 1779 at Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT. She was the daughter of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 74.

Naaman Phelps1

b. 17 June 1772
     Naaman Phelps married Candace Barber, daughter of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence. Naaman Phelps was born on 17 June 1772 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. He was the son of Abijah Phelps and Huldah Hutchinson.

Citations

  1. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, Vol. I:Pg. 216/Item 1362.

Martha Crow

     Martha Crow was the daughter of Christopher Crow and Mary (?) Martha Crow married Timothy Phelps, son of Lt. Timothy Phelps and Mary Griswold, on 4 November 1686. Martha Crow died at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT.

Child of Martha Crow and Timothy Phelps

Noah Phelps1

b. 23 January 1694, d. 1794
     Noah Phelps was born on 23 January 1694 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT.2 He was the son of Timothy Phelps and Martha Crow. Noah Phelps married Anna Dyer, daughter of Henry Dyer and Mary (?), on 1 October 1719 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT.2 Noah Phelps died in 1794 at Hillsdale, NY.2

Children of Noah Phelps and Anna Dyer

Citations

  1. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, Vol. I:Pg. 137.
  2. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, vol. 1, page 137, item 154.
  3. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, vol. 1, page 138, item 465.

Anna Dyer

b. 3 September 1699
     Anna Dyer was baptized on 3 September 1699 at Bristol, RI.1 She was the daughter of Henry Dyer and Mary (?)1 Anna Dyer married Noah Phelps, son of Timothy Phelps and Martha Crow, on 1 October 1719 at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT.2

Children of Anna Dyer and Noah Phelps

Citations

  1. [S795] Ollivia C. Patch, "Ann and Mary Dyer."
  2. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, vol. 1, page 137, item 154.
  3. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, vol. 1, page 138, item 465.

Abijah Phelps1

b. 28 February 1737/38
     Abijah Phelps was born on 28 February 1737/38 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.2 He was the son of Noah Phelps and Anna Dyer.3,2 Abijah Phelps married Huldah Hutchinson on 22 April 1761. Abijah Phelps married Susannah Noble, daughter of Thomas Noble and Susanna Cole.

Child of Abijah Phelps and Huldah Hutchinson

Citations

  1. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, Vol. I:Page 215/Item 470.
  2. [S795] Ollivia C. Patch, "Ann and Mary Dyer."
  3. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, vol. 1, page 137, item 154.

Huldah Hutchinson

     Huldah Hutchinson was born at Hebron, Tolland Co., CT. She married Abijah Phelps, son of Noah Phelps and Anna Dyer, on 22 April 1761.

Child of Huldah Hutchinson and Abijah Phelps

Susannah Noble

b. 11 August 1749, d. 3 April 1838
     Susannah Noble was born on 11 August 1749 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Noble and Susanna Cole. Susannah Noble married Abijah Phelps, son of Noah Phelps and Anna Dyer. Susannah Noble died on 3 April 1838 at Southwick, Hampden Co., MA, at age 88.1

Citations

  1. [S325] Lucius M. Boltwood, Thomas Noble, Page 221.

Daniel Barber1

b. 18 December 1781
     Daniel Barber was born on 18 December 1781. He was the son of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence. Daniel Barber married Sally Bishop, daughter of Abrahma Bishop and Mary (?), on 30 April 1804 at Hartland, Hartford Co., CT.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 75.

Sally Bishop

     Sally Bishop was born at Hartland, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Abrahma Bishop and Mary (?) Sally Bishop was baptized on 21 April 1782 at Hartland, Hartford Co., CT. She married Daniel Barber, son of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence, on 30 April 1804 at Hartland, Hartford Co., CT.

Mercy Barber1

b. 11 October 1787
     Mercy Barber was born on 11 October 1787 at Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT. She was the daughter of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 75.

Infant Barber1

b. 1790, d. young
     Infant Barber died young. Infant Barber was born in 1790 at Barkhamsted, Litchfield Co., CT. Infant Barber was the child of Jacob Barber and Patience Lawrence.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 75.

Abraham Barber1

b. 1767
     Abraham Barber was born in 1767. He was the son of Abraham Barber and Sarah Wood.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Pages 75, 158/Item 185.

Luman Barber1

b. 1770, d. 1796
     Luman Barber was born in 1770. He was the son of Abraham Barber and Sarah Wood. Luman Barber died in 1796.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 75.

Job Barber1

b. 1775
     Job Barber was born in 1775. He was the son of Abraham Barber and Sarah Wood.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 75.

Joseph Barber1

b. 1777
     Joseph Barber was born in 1777. He was the son of Abraham Barber and Sarah Wood.

Citations

  1. [S169] M.D. Donald S. Barber, Thomas Barber 1st Ed, Page 75.

Mary Loomis1

b. 15 November 1694
     Mary Loomis was born on 15 November 1694 at CT. She was the daughter of Hezekiah Loomis and Mary Porter. Mary Loomis married Thomas Diggins, son of Jeremiah Diggins and Mary Caldwell, on 31 December 1719.

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, Page 139/Item 186.

Thomas Diggins1

b. after 1684
     The CT Genealogies Book says there is no record of any children, but Loomis shows a son, Thomas. Since Thomas' estate was filed April 2, 1720, the child would have been born after his death. Thomas Diggins was born after 1684. He was the son of Jeremiah Diggins and Mary Caldwell. Thomas Diggins married Mary Loomis, daughter of Hezekiah Loomis and Mary Porter, on 31 December 1719.

Citations

  1. [S176] Gary Boyd Roberts CT Families, Vol. I:Pg. 526/[IT:Notes on the Diggins, or Dickens, Family of Windsor, Conn.:IT].

Elizabeth Humphrey

b. 21 December 1751, d. 1826
     Elizabeth Humphrey was born on 21 December 1751 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Noah Humphrey Jr. and Elizabeth Buttolph. Elizabeth Humphrey married Azariah Barber, son of Sgt. Thomas Barber and Elizabeth Adams, circa 1775. Elizabeth Humphrey died in 1826 at Canton, Hartford Co., CT.

Children of Elizabeth Humphrey and Azariah Barber

Almond Ebenezer Holcombe1

b. 20 January 1868, d. 17 April 1922
     Almond Ebenezer Holcombe was also known as Almon G. Holcombe.2 He was born on 20 January 1868 at Southwick, Hampden Co., MA.3 He was the son of Martin Philander Holcombe and Abigail Blood.2 Almond Ebenezer Holcombe married Ellen L. Stevenson, daughter of Stefanus Johannsen and Charlotte (?), circa 1896.4 Almond Ebenezer Holcombe died on 17 April 1922 at Village of North Granby, Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 54.3,5 He was buried at Center Cemetery, Granby, Hartford Co., CT; I-170.6

Carol Laun looked up Almond in the Granby Town Records and found him in Vol 2, page 181, listing his parents and birth date and place.

Almond is listed in the 1900 Granby census, page 11B, line 58, with wife Ellen, and children Maud and Lewis A.

Almond is listed in the 1920 Granby census, page 10A, line 4, with wife Ellen, and children Alfred L., Ruth, Arthur A., Henry W., Florence, and Carl B. He was a tobacco farmer.

From the Courant 18 April 1922:

Almond E. Holcomb died at his home in North Granby this afternoon (17 April). The Funeral will be held at his home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. Mr. Molander, pastor of the Swedish Congregational Church of North Granby will conduct the service. The burial will be in Granby Cemetery. Mr. Holcomb leaves his wife and several children.


Widow Ellen was enumerated in the 1930 Granby, Hartford Co., CT, federal census, district 143. Children in the household were Alfred 27, Arthur 22, and Henry 20. Ellen L. was again enumerated in Granby in 1940. She was a widow, age 65. Son Arthur, age 34, was enumerated in the household and was a warehouse laborer.

Children of Almond Ebenezer Holcombe and Ellen L. Stevenson

Citations

  1. [S25] Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 188.2/Item A-8-1-10-1-5-2-1-6.
  2. [S818] Edwin W. Strickland II, William Buel, 8-14, page 429.
  3. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery, Page 87.
  4. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  5. [S284] Courant, 18 April 1922.
  6. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery.

Ellen L. Stevenson

b. 31 July 1876, d. 4 July 1961
     Ellen L. Stevenson was also known as Ellen L. Johannsen. She was born on 31 July 1876 at Karlslund, Sweden. She was the daughter of Stefanus Johannsen and Charlotte (?)1 Ellen L. Stevenson married Almond Ebenezer Holcombe, son of Martin Philander Holcombe and Abigail Blood, circa 1896.2 Ellen L. Stevenson died on 4 July 1961 at State Hospital, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, at age 84.3 She was buried at Center Cemetery, Granby, Hartford Co., CT.4

Granby VR, page 80; 15-190.

Children of Ellen L. Stevenson and Almond Ebenezer Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S720] Jean E. Perreault, Granby 1930 Census.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S185] Connecticut Death Index, On-line Database, 1949-2001 unknown repository.
  4. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery.

Maude S. Holcombe

b. 25 March 1898
     Granby VR, page 80. Maude S. Holcombe was born on 25 March 1898 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Almond Ebenezer Holcombe and Ellen L. Stevenson.

Harris E. Holcombe

b. 3 January 1902, d. 2 September 1904
     Granby VR, pages 86, 522. His gravestone shows 1902-1905, but the Burials in the Granby Center Cemetery notes the error. Harris E. Holcombe was born on 3 January 1902 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Almond Ebenezer Holcombe and Ellen L. Stevenson. Harris E. Holcombe died on 2 September 1904 at West Granby, Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 2.

Alfred Lewis Holcombe

b. 1 February 1900, d. 31 May 1981
     Alfred Lewis Holcombe was born on 1 February 1900 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1,2 He was the son of Almond Ebenezer Holcombe and Ellen L. Stevenson. Alfred Lewis Holcombe died on 31 May 1981 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, at age 81.2

When he registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 Alfred listed Allie as his father and closest relative. He was medium height and build, with brown eyes and hair. Alfred and Sadie were enumerated in the 1940 Granby, Hartford Co., CT, federal census. He was a farm laborer, age 40, she was 28.

Citations

  1. [S207] World War I Draft Registrations, Draft Cards unknown repository.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 024-09-4092.

Ruth L. Holcombe

b. 27 November 1904, d. 3 December 1992
     Ruth L. Holcombe was born on 27 November 1904 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Almond Ebenezer Holcombe and Ellen L. Stevenson. Ruth L. Holcombe married George Milton Hansen, son of William Karl Emil Hansen and Emma May Roberts, on 6 October 1923 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.1 Ruth L. Holcombe died on 3 December 1992 at Wilbraham, MA, at age 88.2

Citations

  1. [S606] Richard C. Roberts, Roberts Reunion 4, page 251.
  2. [S606] Richard C. Roberts, Roberts Reunion 4, page 262.

Arthur Almond Holcombe

b. 19 September 1907, d. 25 April 1979
     Arthur Almond Holcombe was born on 19 September 1907 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1,2 He was the son of Almond Ebenezer Holcombe and Ellen L. Stevenson. Arthur Almond Holcombe died on 25 April 1979 at Village of North Granby, Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 71.1,2

Citations

  1. [S161] Carol A. Laun, Granby Center Cemetery, Page 87.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 032-09-4853.