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Barden Family

Cousins that have helped develop this family tree:

 Marylin REED THORSEN and Lois REED JOHNSON

David CRUM

Melvin ALLEN

Also, many thanks to Harriet Miller Fletcher, of the Ogle County Genealogical Society, who truly helped the “newbie” get started.

 

Descendancy Narrative of Barden

 

I.       (--?--) BARDEN

 

A.     Seth BARDEN was born on 6 May 1823 at Johnstown, Greenville Co., Ontario, Canada.  Seth reported for active duty circa 1842.  He married Ann COLARD, daughter of James COLARD, on 14 Mar 1843 at Morristown, NY.  A census listed Seth as head of household at Elizabethtown Township, Brockville, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada, in 1851.  He had church membership before 1863 at Wesleyan Methodist Church of Canada, Canada. Seth was listed as a member of a church at First Methodist Episcopal Church, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, after 1863.  He emigrated with James A. BARDEN in Oct 1863 at Ogle Co., IL.  Seth was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Seth was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL. He died on 19 Mar 1899 at age 75.  He was buried on 21 Mar 1899 at Riverview Cemetery, Ogle Co., IL, USA.

1)      Margaret BARDEN was born circa 1843 at Canada.  She was listed as a resident in the census report at Elizabethtown Township, Brockville, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada, in 1851.  She married Sidney BOYCE on 4 Dec 1865 at Winnebago Co., IL.  As of 4 Dec 1865, her married name was BOYCE.  She resided at Chicago, Cook Co., IL, in Dec 1912.  She died after Dec 1912.

2)     James A. BARDEN was born on 29 Jul 1846.  They was listed as a resident in the census report at Elizabethtown Township, Brockville, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada, in 1851.  He emigrated in Oct 1863 from Ogle Co., IL.  James declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States at Ogle County Court, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, on 4 Nov 1873.  James was listed as a member of a church at Methodist Episcopal church, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, in Jan 1874.  He married Sarah E. WAITE, daughter of (--?--) WAITE, on 18 Nov 1874.  He petitioned the court to become a citizen at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, on 20 Oct 1876.  James was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He died on 25 Dec 1912 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, at age 66.  He was buried on 27 Dec 1912 at Riverview  Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

3)     Howard L. BARDEN was born on 22 Oct 1849 at Brockville, Leeds Co., Ontario, CN.  He was listed as a resident in the census report at Elizabethtown Township, Brockville, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada.  He married Mary L. BULLARD, daughter of James M. BULLARD and  Mary COOK, on 20 Nov 1869 at Oregon, Ogle, Illinois.  Ann, Howard and  Emery was listed as a household member living with Seth BARDEN on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Howard was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Howard was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He died on 17 Dec 1918 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, at age 69.  He was buried on 19 Dec 1918 at Riverview Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

a)     Nattie A. BARDEN died.  She was born circa 1869.  She married Elmer J. SLAGLE, son of David SLAGLE and Sarah FRANE, on 31 Dec 1888 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She witnessed the death of Mary L. BULLARD on 16 Feb 1920 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

b)     Martha BARDEN died.  She was born circa 1871.  Martha was listed as a daughter in Howard L. BARDEN's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.

c)     George H. BARDEN died.  He was born circa 1872.  George and Charles were listed as sons in Howard L. BARDEN's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Mary OBERMILLER, daughter of Gottlieb OBERMILLER and Hulda REALHOW, on 10 Oct 1893 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

d)     Charles BARDEN was born circa 1876.  George and Charles was listed as a son in Howard L. BARDEN's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.

e)     Jennie May BARDEN died.  She was born in Mar 1880.  Martha and Jennie was listed as a daughter in Howard L. BARDEN's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Jennie was listed as a daughter in Howard L. BARDEN's household on the 1900 Census at  Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She married Eli D. TAYLOR, son of Timothy D. TAYLOR and Mary A. KIRKHOME, on 14 Jul 1900 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

f)     Harry W. BARDEN was born in May 1885.  Harry was listed as a son in Howard L. BARDEN's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Anna before 6 Jan 1920.  Harry was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

4)     Emery M. BARDEN was born on 6 May 1860 at Granville County, Ontario, Canada.  Ann, Howard and Emery was listed as a household member living with Seth BARDEN on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle  Co., IL.  He married Bessie HOEY, daughter of John HOEY and Maggie  HUNT, on 1 Apr 1880 at Taylor, Ogle Co., IL.  He died on 4 Jul 1916 at Shabhna, DeKalb County, IL, at age 56.

a)     Williard M. BARDEN was born circa Apr 1889.  He died on 1 Sep 1889.  He was buried after 1 Sep 1889 at Riverside Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

B.      James A. BARDEN was born on 14 Oct 1826 at Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada.  He married Lucina CUMMINS, daughter of John CUMMINS and Maranda ELLIOTT, on 5 Dec 1849.  He emigrated in 1865 from Ogle Co., IL.  James was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  He witnessed the naturalization of James A. BARDEN on 20 Oct 1876 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  James was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  James was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  He died on 5 Dec 1901 at Washington Grove, Ogle Co., IL, at age 75.  Conflicting  evidence states that he died on 5 Dec 1902.

1)      Melissa BARDEN was born on 7 Aug 1849.  She married Gabriel CRUM, son of Martin CRUM Sr. and Sarah Ann CAMPBELL, on 23 Feb 1870 at Oregon, Ogle, Illinois.  Melissa was listed as a household member living with Gabriel CRUM on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co.,  IL. She died on 9 Feb 1922 at age 72.

a)     Frank Lewis CRUM was born on 27 Nov 1870.  He died in 1872.

b)     Effie Florence CRUM.  Her married name was HOGUE.  She married John Charles HOGUE.  She was born on 2 Jan 1873.  She died on 29 Nov 1951 at age 78.

c)     Hattie M. CRUM married George W. HOGUE.  She was born on 27 Oct 1876.  She died on 1 May 1940 at age 63.

d)     William (Willie) CRUM.  William's occupation: Farmer.  He was a student. School: an unknown place detail.  He was buried at Jamestown, Cloud, Kansas.  He was born on 10 Jul 1880.  He married Lulu May KEY, daughter of John Ewing KEY and Laura Carry (Carrie)CABLES, on 29 Aug 1906 at ???  He died on 5 Jul 1929 at Glasco, Cloud, Kansas, at age 48.

e)     Lucina (Lusina) CRUM married Fred Elmar COPPER.  She was born on 1 Aug 1885.  She died on 7 Jan 1979 at age 93.

2)     Susanne (Susan) BARDEN was born on 9 Sep 1851 at Brockville, Leeds Co., Ontario, CN.  She married Aaron REED, son of Charles Aaron REED and Elizabeth (--?--), on 6 May 1868 at Oregon, Ogle, Illinois. Susanne was listed as Aaron REED's wife on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Susanne was listed as Aaron REED's wife on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  Susanne was listed as a mother in George Lee REED's household on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He and Harriett WALSH were Census1930 on 22 Apr 1930 at 4 Precinct, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL.  She died on 13 Jul 1933 at 208 S. Fourth St., Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, at age 81.  Her funeral was held at Home of son, Frank Reed, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, on 14 Jul 1933.  She was buried on 14 Jul 1933 at Daysville Cemetery, Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.

a)     Mary Ann REED was born on 9 Sep 1870.  Mary was listed as a daughter in Aaron REED's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  She married George EYSTER, son of Cyrus EYSTER and Abigail BOYCE, on 5 Jan 1889 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL. Mary was listed as an aunt in George EYSTER's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She died circa Apr 1940.

b)     Melissa REED.  Her common name was Lizzie.  She died.  She was  born circa 1871.  Mary, Melissa, Nettie and Stella was listed as a daughter in Aaron REED's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  She married Andrew HART, son of Peter HART and Rachel, on 23 Jun 1888 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She married Amos STRONG, son of Henry STRONG and Mary, on 23 Dec 1893 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She lived in 1911 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL.  She and Amos STRONG were Census1930 on 19 Apr 1930 at 703 No. Central Ave, Chicago, Cook Co., IL.

c)     Nettie REED was born on 16 Aug 1872 at Washington Grove, Ogle Co., IL.  Mary, Melissa, Nettie and Stella was listed as a daughter in Aaron REED's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  She married Charles F. HECK, son of Philip HECK and Electa PHILLIPS, on 12 Dec 1887 at Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL.  As of 12 Dec 1887, her married name was HECK.  She died on 30 Apr 1897 at age 24.

 

d)     Charles REED was born on 24 Jan 1875 at Nashua Township, Ogle Co., IL.  Charles and Frank was listed as a son in Aaron REED's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Mary Melissa KELLEY, daughter of John KELLEY and Adella Ann KENT, on 14 Dec 1898 at Oregon, Ogle, Illinois.  Charles was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  Charles was listed as the head of a family on the 1920  Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He and Mary Melissa KELLEY were Census1930 on 3 Apr 1930 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He died on 1 Sep 1960 at Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 85.  He was buried on 3 Sep 1960 at Riverview Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

e)     Frank REED was born on 22 Feb 1877 at Lighthouse, Nashua,         Ogle Co., IL.  Charles and Frank was listed as a son in Aaron REED's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL. Frank, Fred, James, George and John was listed as a son in Aaron REED's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Lillian RAE, daughter of Robert RAE, on 10 Nov 1901 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  Frank was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  Frank was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He and Lillian RAE were Census1930 on 10 Apr 1930 at Oregon, Ogle  Co., IL, USA.  He died on 30 Apr 1961 at Elgin State Hospital, Elgin, Kane Co., IL, at age 84.  He was buried on 3 May 1961 at Daysville, Nashua Twp, Ogle Co., IL.

f)     Stella May REED was born on 22 Mar 1879 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  Mary, Melissa, Nettie and Stella were listed as daughters in Aaron REED's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  She married John Carl KRUEGER, son of William KRUEGER and Sophia SCHMIDT, on 19 Feb 1896 at Oregon, Ogle, Illinois.  As of 19 Feb 1896, her married name was KRUEGER.  Stella was listed as John Carl KRUEGER's wife on the 1900 Census at Chicago, Cook Co.,  IL.  Stella, as John Carl KRUEGER's wife, resided with him, at 912 N Seventh, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, in 1910.  Stella was listed as John Carl KRUEGER's wife on the 1910 Census at DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL.  She resided at DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, in 1913, at 910 N. 7th.  She resided at DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, in 1917, at 148 John.  Stella was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL.  She and Henrietta Lucille KRUEGER were listed in the 1930 Census on 9 Apr 1930 at North Fourth St., DeKalb Township, DeKalb Co., IL, USA.  As of after 9 Apr 1930, her married name was WILLEY.  She married Richard WILLEY after 9 Apr 1930.  She resided at DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, on 5 Mar 1942, at 816 N. 7th St.  She resided at DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, in 1961, at 509 N. 6th.  She died on 15 Sep 1965 at DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, at age 86.  She was buried on 18 Sep 1965 at Fairview Cemetery Section 159 Lot 8, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL.

g)     Fred REED was born on 2 Mar 1880.  Frank, Fred, James, George and John was listed as a son in Aaron REED's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Margaret BENNETT, daughter of Richard BENNETT and (--?--) SHREHAN, in 1902 at Spring Valley.  He and Mary Melissa KELLEY were New Tag on 3 Apr 1930 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He resided at Belidere, IL, on 8 Aug 1948. He died on 7 Dec 1966 at St. Joseph, Belvidere, Boone Co, IL, at age 86.  He was buried on 10 Dec 1966 at St. James Cemetery, Belvidere, Boone Co., IL.

h)     Bess REED married Frank MOLMAN.  She was born in Sep 1883. Bess was listed as a daughter in Aaron REED's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She died on 15 May 1917 at Suicide, at age 33.  She was buried on 17 May 1917 at Daysville Cemetery, Daysville, Ogle Co., IL.

i)       James REED was born in Feb 1886.  Frank, Fred, James, George  and John was listed as a son in Aaron REED's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Mattie JENKINS before 1907.  James was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He lived on 8 Aug 1948 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL.  He resided at Neenah, WI, on 4 May 1961.  He resided at WI, on 7 Dec 1966.  He died after 7 Dec 1966.

j)      George Lee REED was born on 30 Sep 1887.  Frank, Fred, James, George and John was listed as a sons in Aaron REED's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Harriett WALSH on 30 Sep 1912.  George was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He and Harriett WALSH  were listed in the 1930 Census on 22 Apr 1930 at 4 Precinct, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL.  He died on 7 Aug 1948 at 909 North Rockton Avenue, Rockford, Winnebago, IL, at age 60.  He was buried on 9 Aug 1948 at Willwood Cemetery, Winnebago Township, Winnebago, IL, USA.

k)     John A. REED was born on 20 Nov 1890 at Oregon, IL.  Frank, Fred, James, George and John were listed as sons in Aaron REED's household on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He married Frieda ARNOLD, daughter of John ARNOLD, on 16 Aug 1917 at Belvidere, Boone Co., IL.  He and Frieda ARNOLD were Census1930 in    Apr 1930 at Williams Park, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL.  He resided at Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, on 20 Feb 1966, at 2015 Gilford Rd.  He died on 20 Feb 1966 at Rockford Municipal Sanitarium, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 75.  He was buried on 22 Feb 1966 at Greenwood Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL.

3)     John BARDEN was born on 12 Aug 1855 at Canada.  Lucina, John Amelia, Lydia, Herbert and Elias were listed as a household members living with James A. BARDEN on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle  Co., IL.  He married Lucina COLE, daughter of Henry COLE and Althea  SANFORD, on 21 Dec 1876 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  John was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL. John was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.  John was listed as the head of a family on the 1910  Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  He died on 28 Apr 1913 at Oregon,  Ogle Co., IL, at age 57.  He was buried on 1 May 1913 at Daysville  Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

a)     Grace A. BARDEN was born circa Apr 1883 at Daysville, Ogle Co., IL.  Ada and Grace was listed as a daughter in John BARDEN's household on the 1900 Census at Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.  She married David BARRETT, son of Nicholas BARRETT and Mary, on 14 Jan 1904 at Lighthouse Church, Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.  She died after 1913.

b)     Ada BARDEN died.  She was born circa Apr 1887.  Ada was listed as a daughter in John BARDEN's household on the 1900 Census at Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.  Ada was listed as a daughter in John BARDEN's household on the 1910 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL. She witnessed the death of John BARDEN on 28 Apr 1913 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

4)     Amelia BARDEN was born on 26 Jan 1858 at Canada.  Lucina, John, Amelia, Lydia, Herbert and Elias were listed as a household members living with James A. BARDEN on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  She married Edward SMITH on 18 May 1875 at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Amelia was listed as Edward SMITH's wife on the 1880 Census at Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.  Amelia was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She witnessed the death of Lucina CUMMINS on 9 Feb 1922 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She died on 12 Jun 1927 at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, at age 69.  She was buried after 15 Jun 1927 at Riverview, Ogle Co., IL.

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a)     William SMITH married Grace A (--?--).  He was born circa 1877 at Illinois.  William was listed as a son in Edward SMITH's household on the 1880 Census at Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.  He died on 10 Mar 1943 at Washington Street, Ogle Co., IL.  He was buried on 14 Mar 1943 at Riverview Cemetery, Ogle Co., IL.

b)     Katherine SMITH was born circa 1879.  Katherine was listed as  a daughter in Edward SMITH's household on the 1880 Census at Nashua, Ogle Co., IL.  Katherine was listed as a daughter in Amelia BARDEN's household on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co.,IL.  She died after 1943.

c)     Charles SMITH was born in Mar 1884.  Charles was listed as a  grandson in James A. BARDEN's household on the 1900 Census at Pine  Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  He died after 1943.

5)     Lydia BARDEN was born on 13 May 1859 at Canada.  Lucina, John, Amelia, Lydia, Herbert and Elias were listed as a household members living with James A. BARDEN on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  She married James Seth BROOKS circa 1877.  Lydia was listed as James Seth BROOKS's wife on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Lydia was listed as James Seth BROOKS's wife on the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  Lydia was listed as James Seth BROOKS's wife on the 1910 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  Lydia was listed as a sister in Amelia BARDEN's household on the 1920 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She resided at Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, in 1933.  She died on 14 Mar 1943 at 107 South Springfield Avenue, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, USA, at age 83.  She was buried on 16 Mar 1943 at Riverview Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

a)     Sadie May BROOKS was born on 21 Mar 1880 at Washington Grove, Ogle Co., IL.  Sadie was listed as a daughter in James Seth  BROOKS's household on the 1880 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  Sadie was listed as a daughter in James Seth BROOKS's household on  the 1900 Census at Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She married John F. RUSH, son of James L. RUSH and Jennie BERRY, on 10 Sep 1902 at  Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.  She died on 13 Nov 1959 at Warmolts Clinic, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL, at age 79.  She was buried on 16 Nov 1959 at Riverview Cemetery, Oregon, Ogle Co., IL.

6)     Herbert Weed BARDEN was born circa 1868.  Lucina, John, Amelia, Lydia, Herbert and Elias was listed as a household member living with James A. BARDEN on the 1870 Census at Pine Rock, Ogle Co., IL.  He died before 1900.

Printed on: 16 Feb 2003