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Marion Friends Cemetery ~ Royal John Barber ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Barber, Royal John
LAST: Barber FIRST: Royal MID: John
BORN: 6 Apr 1899 DIED: 21 Jan 1982 BURIED: 25 Jan 1982
BIRTH PLACE:  Marion, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Miles Barber
Maiden name of mother Effie Rhoten
OSBH DC (Marion County 1982) #82-00966
1900 OR CENSUS - Royal Barber, age 1, b. Apr 1899 in Oregon, is enumerated with Miles Barber, age 32, occupation dairyman, b. Apr 1868 in Michigan, and Effie, age 26, mother of 2 children, b. May 1874 in Iowa, along with Gladys, age 4, b. Jul 1895 in Oregon,. Also enumerated with the family are Paul McKee, identified as servant, age 17, b. Jun 1882 in Missouri, and George Smith, identified as servant, age 45, b. May 1855 in New York.
WWI DRAFT -  Royal John Barber, of Marion, Marion Co., Oregon, age 19, b. April 6, 1899, occupation laborer, nearest relative father Miles Albert Barber, height – medium, build – medium, eyes – blue, hair – brown.
Royal J. Barber, 82, of 1870 Market St. NE, died Thursday in the St. Francis nursing home.
He was born in Marion, and moved to Salem in 1930.
He was a World War II veteran and a member of the First Christian Church.
Survivors include his sisters Gladys Boyce, Salem, Doris Robbins, Turner, Marian Stafford, Coos Bay, Elma Costa, San Jose, Calif., and Frances Snyder, Portland; and brother, Wayne, Eugene.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Virgil T. Golden mortuary. Private interment will be in the Friends Cemetery, Marion. 
Statesman Journal 23 Jan 1982 B2:6

Royal Barber
US Army
1899 - 1982

1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 141, sheet 9A)
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
SJ 23 Jan 1982 B2:6
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