The pioneer BARBER Surname in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec

New August 14, 2016:

Hi Mr. Lewis, I really enjoy your website and appreciate your work very much.  

We are after many years still searching for arrival info for our Barber line in Canada, we are stuck. 
Would anyone have a suggestion for our family's brick wall?  John Barber (1805-1845) blacksmith, of Nepean 
married Mary "Polly" Prentice (Daughter of Daniel Prentice & Ann Colbert) at Christ Church, Bytown in 1839. 
Years later, their children (John, Adam, Maria) state his birth country differently in censuses (Quebec, 
U.S., Ireland!) and for this reason we can't figure out when our Barbers arrived and from where. 
He is buried in the Hazeldean cemetery, formerly "Youngs School house". 
I would appreciate any advice very much. 

Note: I believe that the Barber famiy was connected to the family of Martin EBERT. ... Al

... Rachel Barber Rand
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Here are some miscellaneous Barber surnames in early Ottawa and in Pontiac County, Quebec from the database of 
the late Mr. Robert Sample:

John Barber Generation No. 1
1. JOHN1 BARBER was born Abt. 1830. He married ELIZABETH BEGLEY. She was born Abt. 1830. Child of JOHN BARBER and ELIZABETH BEGLEY is: 2. i. JULIA ELIZABETH2 BARBER, b. Abt. 1865. Generation No. 2 2. JULIA ELIZABETH2 BARBER (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1865. She married JOHN JAMES DRAPER, son of TRUMAN DRAPER and MARTHA BARBER. He was born Abt. 1860. Children of JULIA BARBER and JOHN DRAPER are: i. WILLIAM TRUMAN3 DRAPER, b. July 29, 1883; m. FLORENCE MAY FINDLAY; b. Bef. 1900. ii. JOHN WELLINGTON DRAPER, b. February 18, 1885. iii. MARTHA ELIZABETH DRAPER, b. March 17, 1886. iv. WESLEY HILLIARD DRAPER, b. July 01, 1889. v. EDWARD HERMAN DRAPER, b. December 27, 1891. vi. MYRLE INA DRAPER, b. January 24, 1894. vii. PERCY GLADSTONE DRAPER, b. October 22, 1896. viii. ANNIE WESTBROOK DRAPER, b. Abt. 1897. ix. ARTHUR DRAPER, b. Abt. 1898. ______________________________________________________________________
Martha Barber Generation No. 1
1. MARTHA1 BARBER was born 1823, and died 1888 in Pontiac County, Que. She married TRUMAN WALLER DRAPER (Waller Street downtown is named after this Waller family) August 1841 in Pontiac Co., Que, son of JAMES DRAPER and ESTHER WALLER. He was born September 24, 1811, and died March 04, 1898 in Pontiac County, Que. Children of MARTHA BARBER and TRUMAN DRAPER are: i. THANKFULL ALFREDA2 DRAPER, b. Abt. 1844. 2. ii. ALONZO DRAPER, b. 1845. iii. ESTHER LOUISA DRAPER, b. Abt. 1848. iv. ANGELINA DIANA DRAPER, b. Abt. 1850. v. ABIGAIL RUTH DRAPER, b. Abt. 1854. 3. vi. TRUMAN-BENJAMIN DRAPER, b. 1854, Pontiac County, Que; d. 1930, Pontiac County, Que. vii. SAMUEL BENSON DRAPER, b. Abt. 1856. viii. MARTHA MELISSA DRAPER, b. 1859. 4. ix. JOHN JAMES DRAPER, b. Abt. 1860. x. MAMDAMA DRAPER, b. Abt. 1861. xi. NAIOME DRAPER, b. Abt. 1863. 5. xii. ALBERT CRANSTON DRAPER, b. Abt. 1864. xiii. LORENZO DRAPER, b. Abt. 1865. 6. xiv. REUBEN DRAPER, b. Abt. 1866. xv. SAMUEL R.C. DRAPER, b. 1867. Generation No. 2 2. ALONZO2 DRAPER (MARTHA1 BARBER) was born 1845. He married MARY LOUISA STURGEON Abt. 1871. She was born Abt. 1850. ________________________________________________________________________ Child of ALONZO DRAPER and MARY STURGEON is: i. TRUMAN3 DRAPER, b. 1875, Clarendon, Que; d. Clarendon, Que; m. MARGARET J WOOLSEY, December 31, 1898; b. Abt. 1875, North Onslow, Que.; d. Clarendon, Que;. 3. TRUMAN-BENJAMIN2 DRAPER (MARTHA1 BARBER) was born 1854 in Pontiac County, Que, and died 1930 in Pontiac County, Que. He married (1) JANE HAMILTON Abt. 1874. She was born 1853 in Pontiac County, Que, and died 1891. He married (2) ARMANDA E. MCNEIL Aft. 1891. She was born 1865, and died 1934. Children of TRUMAN-BENJAMIN DRAPER and ARMANDA MCNEIL are: i. DUNCAN B3 DRAPER, b. 1895; d. 1916, WW # 1. ii. WILLIAM GERALD DRAPER, b. 1903, Pontiac County, Que; d. 1969, Pontiac County, Que; m. MARY GERTRUDE HORNER; b. 1908, Pontiac County, Que; d. 1986, Pontiac County, Que. 4. JOHN JAMES2 DRAPER (MARTHA1 BARBER) was born Abt. 1860. He married JULIA ELIZABETH BARBER, daughter of JOHN BARBER and ELIZABETH BEGLEY. She was born Abt. 1865. Children of JOHN DRAPER and JULIA BARBER are: i. WILLIAM TRUMAN3 DRAPER, b. July 29, 1883; m. FLORENCE MAY FINDLAY; b. Bef. 1900. ii. JOHN WELLINGTON DRAPER, b. February 18, 1885. iii. MARTHA ELIZABETH DRAPER, b. March 17, 1886. iv. WESLEY HILLIARD DRAPER, b. July 01, 1889. v. EDWARD HERMAN DRAPER, b. December 27, 1891. vi. MYRLE INA DRAPER, b. January 24, 1894. vii. PERCY GLADSTONE DRAPER, b. October 22, 1896. viii. ANNIE WESTBROOK DRAPER, b. Abt. 1897. ix. ARTHUR DRAPER, b. Abt. 1898. 5. ALBERT CRANSTON2 DRAPER (MARTHA1 BARBER) was born Abt. 1864. He married EFFIE CATHERINE CLARK. She was born Abt. 1885. Child of ALBERT DRAPER and EFFIE CLARK is: i. HAROLD CLARK3 DRAPER, b. August 02, 1910. 6. REUBEN2 DRAPER (MARTHA1 BARBER) was born Abt. 1866. He married ELLEN CRAIG. She was born Abt. 1865. Child of REUBEN DRAPER and ELLEN CRAIG is: i. RUTH ALICE3 DRAPER, b. Bef. 1897; m. ERNEST ETHELSTAN MOLYNEAUX, June 26, 1912, Shawville, Que; b. Bef. 1892, Danford Lake, Que; d. January 03, 1950. _____________________________________________________________________
From the February 1829 McCabe List: (Two men)
(I am not sure if either of these men are connected to the Barber family, above) ... Al ML# 240 Joseph BARBER from County Wexford Gorey Gorey 2/2/=4 (2 males, 2 females, total of 4 in family). Has Two brothers in law, Samuel Barber & John Daily,both having families, they reside at [Gorey?] in the County Wexford ML# 672 James (X) BARBER County Monaghan, Killarven, Drumhilla 4 males in family His brother, Nathaniel, having a family, resides at Drumhilla, Co. Monaghan and can procure a recommendation from Andrew Foster, Esqr ... Al

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