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TN Bargers

Posted: 16 May 2011 10:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
It would seem as though my direct line as it is now, hasn't been researched much, if at all. LOL

My Grandfather Billy Lee Barger born Harriman TN.

Parents Alfred Barger / Ollie Ooten

Alfreds parents; Thomas Barger / Vaney Turpin (?)

Thomas' Parents; Tollette Barger / Tabitha (?)

The only ones I'm sure about are Alfred and Ollie, due to my family. And according to census records, Alfred was born between 1880 and 1894. Each census puts his birth yr at a different yr.

Therefore going with that, I looked at the following Barger families in the surrounding states and found 1 set that seemed to be the only match, which was Thomas Barger and Tabitha. ( I've seen some state Tabitha was a Norris, however I haven't found proof of that yet, and therefore take those references with a grain of salt.)

And then in the 1870 census I found a "Thomas Barger" age 6.

1870 Census Tennessee Fentress County

Tolleth Barger 53 Birth place Kentucky
Tabitha Barger 45 " " TN
George 13 " " TN
Wiley 10 " " TN
Thomas 6 " " TN

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1860 Census Tennessee Cumberland County

Tollett Barger 40 Birth Place Georgia
Tabitha Barger 37 " " TN
Samuel 18 " " TN
John 17 " " TN
Alford 16 " " TN
Martha 9 " " TN
George 4 " " TN
Wiley 1 " " TN

As you can see from 1860 to 1870 Tollett and Tabitha's ages are off.
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1850 Census Tennessee Bledsoe County

Tollett Barger 31 Birth Place TN
Tabitha Barger 26 " "
Samuel 9 " "
John 7 " "
Alfred 5 " "
Martha E. 2/12 " "

Again looking from the 1850 to 1860 census Tollett and Tabithas ages again are off. Also, in all 3 census records, Tollett's birth place changes 3 different states.

Any help on this line would be greatly appreciated!!!

I assume my line connects up to one of the main lines within this country, however with record issues like this, I can only assume this is why nothing is really out there.

Thank you!!!!

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