Fourth Generation

17. Moses4 BARBER (James A.3, James2, Thomas1) reference LJ(B)S (#140) was born in Newport, Newport Co., RI before 1652. Moses died circa 1732 in S. Kingston, Washington Co., RI, at age unknown. some records indicate the date of death was 24 Mar 1728 His body was interred circa 1732 in N.W. of Barber, Pond S.K., RI.

He married twice. He married Anna BABCOCK circa 1679 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. (Anna BABCOCK is #732.) Anna was born circa 1663 in Washington Co., RI. Anna was the daughter of John BABCOCK. Anna died circa 1691 in Newport, Newport Co., RI, at age unknown. Her body was interred circa 1691 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. He married Susannah WEST 24 MAR 1690/1 in Newport, Newport Co., RI. (Susannah WEST is #740.) Susannah was born circa 1674 in Kings Towne, R.I.. Susannah was the daughter of Francis John WEST and Susannah SOULE. Susannah died circa 1757 in Charlestown, RI, at age unknown. between 21 Sep 1755 and 4 Apr 1758, as the dates of her will being written and proved.

Her body was interred circa 1757 in Charlestown, RI. "Susanna Wast, born about 1666 in North Kingston, Rhode Island. She married Moses Barber on March 24, 1691 or 1692 in North Kingston. He died in 1733. Susanna died about March, 1758 in South Kingston, Rhode Island." Moses owned and operated a grist mill and was also a farmer. Moses died at his South Kingstown home between the dates of 15 Apr 1728 when his will was written and 17 Dec 1733 when it was proved. Burial was probably to the west or northwest of Barber's Pond but there are not markers or records of proof... His house stood on a knoll known as Bald Hill, just west of Barber's pond. It should be noted that Moses is also spelled Mofes in many documents.

Moses BARBER and Anna BABCOCK had the following children:

child + 18 i. William5 BARBER was born 5 JAN 1680.

child + 19 ii. Sarah BARBER was born 25 MAR 1682.

child + 20 iii. Moses Jr. BARBER was born circa 1683.

Moses BARBER and Susannah WEST had the following children:

child + 21 iv. Dinah BARBER was born 5 JAN 1691/2.

child 22 v. Lydia BARBER (#806) was born in N. Kingstown, Washington Co., RI 24 FEB 1692/3. Lydia died 29 MAY 1728 in Charlestown, Washington Co., RI, at age 35. She married Benjamin MOWRY 1714 in Washington Co., RI. (Benjamin MOWRY is #807.) Benjamin was born date unknown. Lydia may have had a son named Benjamin Mowry Jr. further research needed.

child + 23 vi. Samuel BARBER was born 8 NOV 1695.

child + 24 vii. Susannah BARBER was born 23 OCT 1697.

child + 25 viii. Thomas BARBER was born 19 OCT 1699.

child + 26 ix. Joseph BARBER was born 16 OCT 1701.

child + 27 x. Ruth BARBER was born 23 JUN 1705.

child 28 xi. Martha BARBER (#748) was born in N. Kingstown, Washington Co., RI 30 NOV 1705. Martha died 4 MAR 1773 at age 67. She married Thomas PARKER 3 OCT 1727 in Washington Co., RI. (Thomas PARKER is #755.) Thomas was born 1699. Thomas was the son of Ichabod PARKER. Thomas died 4 MAR 1773 in Washington Co., RI, at age 73.

child + 29 xii. Benjamin BARBER was born 10 MAR 1705/6.

child + 30 xiii. Mercy BARBER was born 13 MAR 1707/8.

child + 31 xiv. Ezekiel BARBER was born 6 MAR 1710.

child 32 xv. Abigail BARBER (#1367) was born in N. Kingstown, Washington Co., RI 6 JAN 1712/13. Abigail died date unknown in N. Kingstown, Washington Co., RI, at age unknown. never married, as she died young

child + 33 xvi. Daniel BARBER was born 22 APR 1714.

child + 34 xvii. Anne BARBER was born 8 OCT 1717.

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