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Soon after the Civil War Sidney J. Barber came from Richmond to Jericho. He was the son of Denslow and Ida Pitts Barber and was b. in Richmond in 1843. In 1868 he m. Ellen Robinson who was b. in Jericho, Jan. 13, 1851, and lived with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Robinson. They were b. to them six children:

Lula M., b. Dec 11, 1868, now at home.
Eugene F., b. Mar. 25, 1871, d. July 23, 1892.
Leroy E., b. Feb 6, 1873, m. Agnes Wilder in 1894. Two children: Eugenia, b. 1896 and Ethel, b. 1901. Agnes d. Sept. 29, 1902. Leroy is employed on the C. V. R. R.
Sidney J., Jr., b. April 21, 1875, d. Mar. 18, 1905.
Lilla M., b. Feb 15, 1878, m. Charles R. Bicknell, Aug. 21, 1895. One son, Elmer F., b. in 1897. Lilla d. in 1900 and Charles in 1907.
E. Harley, b. April 26, 1879.

Sidney served in the Civil War, being enrolled in Co. K, 5th Reg. Vt. Vols., and was discharged June 29, 1865.


Chauncey H. Hayden, Luther C. Stevens, LaFayette Wilbur and Rev. S. H. Barnum, editors, The History of Jericho Vermont The Free Press Printing Co., Printers and Binders, Burlington, Vt., 1916), p. 367-8.