Sarah Barber1646 - Aft 1680 (~ 35 years)
Name Sarah Barber Christened 19 Jul 1646 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Gender Female Died Aft 1680 Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Person ID I2183 Petersen-de Lanskoy Last Modified 15 Jan 2015
Father Thomas Barber, c. 25 Dec 1612, Saint George Parish, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England , d. 11 Sep 1662, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (Age ~ 49 years) Mother Jane, d. 10 Sep 1662, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Married 7 Oct 1640 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Family ID F966 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Timothy Hall or Heald, b. Abt 1642, d. 26 Jul 1689, Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (Age ~ 47 years) Married 26 Nov 1663 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 Family ID F1142 Group Sheet | Family Chart
1. Partial excerpt from the biographical sketch of Thomas Barber included in the book "Great Migration," which is a highly dependable modern research publication (see Thomas' notes for full transcript):
First Residence: Windsor...
Church Membership: Either he or his wife was a member of the Windsor church since their children were baptized there...
Estate: ...A will, written or not, is implied in the probate of Thomas Barber, but none has been found.
On 4 February 1662[/3], the distribution of Thomas Barber's estate was as follows: "to John and Sarah jointly as their father willed," the house and barn and all the home lot, land over the river, half the 24-acre lot, half the marsh, and to John a cow, as well as £20 more to John and Sarah. Thomas Barber's share comprised "a mare that he claims as a gift from his father," half his father's tools, the 14-acre upland lot, half the out lot, half the marsh, and his proportion, being £33 15s "Sam[ue]ll Barber" received £33 15s, as did "Mercey" and "Josias." "And what the estate amounts to more than the inventory when debts are paid shall be distributed betwixt the four younger children Thomas, Sam[ue]ll, Mercey and Josias and if any child die before they come to age sons 21 years daughters 18 years the portion of the deceased shall be divided amongst the survivors equally" [RPCC 263]. (The land owned jointly by Sarah and John is more fully detailed in the holdings of Timothy Hall, Sarah's husband [WiLR 1:87].)
On 4 February 1662/3, "Samuell Barber manifesting his desire thereto was then placed an apprentice unto his brother Thomas until he accomplish the age of twenty-one years [RPCC 262]. On the same day, "Mercey Barber with her consent and desire is placed with Lt. Walter Filer and his wife until she be eighteen years of age unless she marry before" (RPCC 262]. On the same day, "Josias Barber according to his desire is placed with Deacon John Moore until he accomplish the age of twenty-one years" [RPCC 262]. On 30 January 1664[/5?], "Mercy Barber made choice of Lt. Walter Fyler to be her guardian" [RPCC 264]...
i John, bp. Windsor 24 July 1642 [Grant 24; CTVR 33]; m. Springfield 2 September 1663 Bathsheba Coggins [CTVR 10; Grant 25].
ii Thomas, b. Windsor 14 July 1644 [Grant 24; CTVR 33]; m. Windsor 17 December 1663 Mary Phelps [Grant 25; CTVR 10], daughter of William Phelps [GMB 3:1446].
iii Sarah, bp. Windsor 19 July 1646 [Grant 24; CTVR 33]; at Windsor 26 November 1663 Timothy Hall [Grant 62].
iv Samuel, bp. Windsor 1 October 1648 (Grant 25; CVR 33]; m. (1) Windsor 1 December 1670 Mary Coggins [CTVR 12; Grant 25 (surname of bride not .given)]; m. (2) Windsor 25 January 1676[/7] Ruth Drake [CTVR 14; Grant 25].
v Mercy, bp. Windsor 12 October 1651 (published as "Mary" [CTVR 33]; m. Windsor 8 July l669 John Gillett [CTVR 12; Grant 40], son of Jonathan Gillett [GMB 2:768].
vi Josiah, b. Windsor 15 February 1653/4 [CTVR 40]; m. (1) Windsor 22 November 1677 Abigail Loomis [Grant 74; CTVR 14]; m. (2) by 12 March 1701/2 Sarah (___) Drake, widow of Enoch Drake [Manwaring 1:551].
Comments: ...Grant, in his list compiled 17 August 1677, reported that "Thomas Barber Snr." had six children born in Windsor [Grant 90]..."
2. FHL book 929.273 B233bd, "The Connecticut Barbers, A Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor, Connecticut," 2nd Ed., Donald S. Barber: "Sarah Barber, bapt. 19 Jul 1646 at Windsor; md. Windsor 26 Nov 1663 Timothy Hale, b. about 1642, d. Suffield, CT, 26 Jul 1689, probably son of John and Dorothy (Royle) Heald of Concord and Springfield, MA. John Heald came from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Cheshire, Eng. to Concord, MA. It is also possible that Timothy was son of Thomas and Jane (Lord) Hale of Hartford. Timothy and Sarah lived at Windsor and Suffield. (Sources: Barbour Index; Hale, House; Correso: Angela Cosby.) children of Sarah and Timothy:
a. Sarah Hale, b. 9 Apr or Aug 1665; m. John Rising, b. Salem, MA, 1660, son of James and Elizabeth (Hinsdate) Rising, res. Suffield. they had 9 children. A son of Sarah and John, John Rising, was taken as a child from Deerfield, MA, during the Deerfield Massacre in 1704, and brought to Canada. he married another English captive there in 1715, and they had a large family that married into the French community there.
b. Timothy Hale, b. 12 Dec 1667,m. Hannah Barber, dau. of John Barber, Jr. and Joanna Miller of Springfield. This Springfield John Barber family ws not related to the Windsor Barbers.
c. John Hale, b. 24 Aug 1670; d. Windsor 1708/9.
d. Thomas Hale, b. 26 Aug 1672; m. (1) Experience Burt; m. (2) Mrs. Abigail (Warner) Ferry; res. Springfield (Longmeadow).
e. Samuel Hale, b. 3 Jan 1673/4; d. Suffield 1748, unmarried.
f. Daughter, b. 28 Nov 1675, d. young.
g. Josias Hale, b. 22 Sep 1678; m. (1) 1705 Sarah Harmon; m. (2) Hannah (Seymour) Pomeroy; res. Suffield.
h. Hannah Hale, b. 24 Sep 1680; m. John Remington, res. Suffield.
3. FHL book 929.273 B233w, "Descendants of Thomas Barber of Windsor, Connecticut, 1614-1909," John Barber White:
Pp. 15-19: "The Hartford Probate Records contain the following regarding the settlement of Thomas Barber's estate: 'Barber, Thomas, Windsor, Invt. ₤132-14-00; taken 10, Oct. 1662, by Benj. Newberry and John Moore. 'Court Record, Page 187 - 4 Feb., 1662-3, Invt approved. Samuel was placed with his brother Thomas Barber to learn a trade; Mercy (Mary) Barber was placed with Lt. Walter Fyler and his wife until 18 years of age, unless she marries before, with her Master's and Dame's and eldest brother's approbation; Josias Barber was placed with Dea. John Moore until 21 years of age to learn a trade; Thomas Barber doth engage to take Samuel Barber's portion and after two years from the present to allow 6% simple interest per annum. John Barber took Josias' portion upon the same terms. Page 188 - 6 Jun 1662, Dist. to John and Sarah jointly. House and Home lot as their Father willed - 126-13-04. To Thomas Barber by Gift & his portion - 13-00-00. To Samuel, Mercy & Josias each - 36-15-00. By Capt Newberry, Deacon Moore, Sgt. Alvord.' He died on Sept. 11th, and his wife Joan on Sept. 10th, 1662. Children: John, bp. 24 Jul 1642; Thomas, b. 14 Jul 1644; Sarah, bp. 19 Jul 1646; Samuel, bp. 1 Oct 1648; Mary, bp. 12 Oct 1651; Josiah, b. 15 Feb 1653. In the Hartford Probate records it will be observed that the name of the fifth child of Thomas and Joan Barber is given as Mercy instead of Mary, as shown above. Also some records seem to indicate that she married a Hale, but the Gillett family records furnish conclusive evidence of her marriage to John Gillett. It is possible that in the records showing the name of Hale, her marriage was confused with that of her sister Sarah's to Timothy Hall, as a confusion of the names Hale and Hall is quite common."
P. 23: "Sarah Barber, bp. July 19, 1646; m. Nov. 26, 1663, Timothy Hall. They settled on a part of her father's land in Windsor, but afterwards (1679) removed to Suffield, where the name frequently occurs, especially in the older records as 'Hale.' Children:
a. Sarah Hall, b. Apr. 23 or Aug. 9, 1665.
b. Timothy Hall, b. Dec. 12, 1667.
c. John Hall, b. Aug. 24, 1670.
d. Thomas Hall, b. Aug. 26, 1672.
e. Samuel Hall, b. Jan. 3, 1673.
f. Daughter, b. Nov. 28, 1675; d. young.
g. Josias Hall, b. Sept. 22, 1678.
The old church records also show that Hannah, dau. of Timothy Haile was baptised at Windsor, Mch. 28, 1678. this may have been another daughter belonging to this family."
4. Henry R. Stiles, "The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut," 1892, v. 2, p. 50: "Barber, Thomas, first of name in New England, came to Windsor 1635, with the Saltonstall party under Mr. Francis Stiles; was then ae. 21 years. The Court at Hartford, 28 Mch., 1637, 'ord. that Mr. Francis Stiles shall teach George Chapple, Thomas Cooper and Thomas Barber, his servants, in the trade of a carpenter, according to his promise, for their service of their term, behind 4 days in a week only to saw and slit their own work.' He was made freeman 1645; was a soldier in the Pequot fight (see p. 69, Vol. I.); 1648, dft. in Ct.; Sgt. Barber, for his disorderly conduct striking Lieut. Cook, was adjudged to forfeit his office and pay £5. He rem. to Simsbury, where he contracted to build the first meeting house. He m. Jane ___, 7 Oct 1640 (Old Ch. Rec.); he d. 11, she d. 10 Sept., 1662 (Col. Rec.). Land gr. W. prob. 1640 (see p. 151, Vol. I.) Ch. (Old Ch. Rec.):
A. John, bp. 24 July 1642.
B. Thomas, b. 14 July 1644.
C. Sarah, bp. 19 Jul 1646.
D. Samuel, bp. 1 Oct 1648.
E. Mary, bp. 12 Oct 1651; m. a Hale; set. Suffld. [No Hale in book.]
F. Josiah, b. 15 Feb. 1653.
5. Henry R. Stiles, "The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut," 1892, v. 2, p. 3.63: "Timothy Hall (Sheldon 'Doc. History Suffield' says this is written 'Hale' in Suffield Record), m. Sarah (dau. of Thomas) Barber, 26 Nov 1663 (Old Church Record); had the east half of his father-in-law's lot, upon which he built. The lot extends across Pleasant St. to the Hillyer lot, and he added at the N. end the orig. Humphrey Hyde's lot lying N. of Pleasant St., making the Hall lot to bd. E. on Silver St. He was adm. to Windsor Church 28 Apr 1672 (O.C.R.); his wife owned the Half-Way Cov't at Windsor 5 Jul 1668. (O.C.R.) He contributed 5s. to the Conn. Relief Fund for the Poor of other Colonies, 1676. Abt. 1679 he sold this place to Job (s. of John, Jr.) Drake and removed to Suffield, where his house was on High St., and where he d. 1689. The name (as Hale) has until a short time been common in Suffield. Children (born in Windsor. - O.C.R.):
A. Sarah, b. 23 Apr (O.C.R.), 9 Aug 1665 ('Col. Rec.').
B. Timothy, b. 12 Dec 1667.
C. John, b. 24 Aug 1670.
D. Thomas, b. 26 Aug 1672.
E. Samuel, b. 3 Jan 1673.
F. ___, dau. b. 28 Nov 1675, bp. 5 Dec, d. acc. to O.C.R., bef. 1678.
G. Josias, b. 22 Sep, bp. 29, 1678.
H. (Prob. the Hannah, dau. of Timothy Haile of Windsor, bp. here 28 Mar 1683 ['Westfield Ch. Rec.'} was another daughter of his family.)"
6. FHL book 929.273 B695bo "Ancestral Lines, Third Edition," compiled by Carl Boyer, 3rd [Santa Clarita, CA; 1998], pp. 69-70:
"Thomas1 Barber, born perhaps in Bedfordshire, England, in 1614, died in Windsor, Connecticut, 11 Sept. 1662.
On 7 Oct. 1640 he married Jane or Joan, whose last name is not known. It has been said that she was a daughter of one of the first Dutch settlers of the Connecticut River Valley, and was the first white woman to land in Connecticut. She died 10 Sept. 1662, the day before her husband...
In 1641 he was granted about 600 acres in an area known to the Indians as Massaco. In the town meeting at Northampton, Mass., 24 June 1661, it was voted to ask him to move there, but apparently he chose not to do so. When he died at Windsor a little over a year later he left an estate valued at £132.14s. The probate records showed that his daughter Mercy (Mary) was placed with Lt. Walter Fyler and his wife, and Josias (Josiah) was placed with Deacon John Moore.
Children, born in Windsor:
i. John2, bapt. 24 July 1642; d. Suffield, Mass. (now Conn.), 17 Jan. 1712; m. (1) Springfield 2 Sept. 1663 Bathsheba Coggin, m. (2) 1 May 1669 Mrs. Hannah (Gardner?) Bancroft.
ii. Thomas, b. 14 July 1644; d. Simsbury, Conn., 10 May 1713; m. 17 Dec. 1663 Mary Phelps.
iii. Sarah, bapt. 19 July 1646; m. Windsor 26 Nov. 1663 Timothy2 Hale.
iv. Samuel, bapt. 1 Oct. 1648; d. 1709; m. (1) 1 Dec. 1670 Mary Coggins, m. (2) 25 Jan. 1677 Ruth3 Drake.
v. Mary, bapt. 12 Oct. 1651; m. 8 July 1669 John2 Gillett.
vi. Josiah, b. 15 Feb. 1653; d. c. 1731; m. (1) 22 Nov. 1677 Abigail Loomis, m. (2) 5 Nov. 1701 Mrs. Sarah (Porter) Drake."