The following is the entry in the Barger Family Journal on Michael and Margaret Barger:
Michael Barger, son of Peter and Mary Barger, of Petersburg, Grant Co., WV; grandson of Peter and Mariah Barger, of Shepherdstown, Jefferson Co., WV; farmer near Petersburg. Margaret, his wife, was born April 25th, 1844. He died January 4th, 1896. Their children were: Thornton R; James E.; Clarence C.; Jefferson G.; Alonzo A.; Thomas J.; Peter C.; Wilbur M.; Howard L.; L. Grover; Ida E.