Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Wednesday’s child: Barbary Hair

Barbary Hair (b. 1845, d. 1846) was the young daughter of John and Hannah Hair, both of whom are buried near Barbary in Oak Grove Cemetery.

In memory of
Barbary W.
Daughter of John &
Hannah Hair
who died Nov. 15,
Ages 1 year 7 mo
& 15 ds.

Suffer little children to
come unto me and forbid
them not for of such is
the kingdom of heaven.

Hair/Hare/Heir. Although the grave marker clearly reads Hair, John, Hannah, Barbary (as Barbara), and (sister) Amelia are found in a list of Delaware County burials as Heir. The family (John was a carpenter) is listed in the 1870 U.S. census as Hare.

Cemetery Interment Records, Delaware County Genealogical Society

1870 US Census image, ancestry.com

Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware County, Ohio

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