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Label
1924-1967
Inclusive dates
1924-1967
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1924-1967, of Gervase James Patterson Barger (1882-1966) of Washington D.C. and Florida, including abstracts of wills, announcements, clippings, correspondence, epitaphs, genealogical charts and notes, maps, negatives, newsletters, obituaries, photographs, and published materials. Most of the collection consists of genealogical materials on the Barger family located in Botetourt, Montgomery, Rockbridge, and Washington Counties, Virginia, and in Arkansas, Kentucky, Idaho, Illinios, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia. Collection contains source material Barger used in his genealogical works, including the FAMILY TREE OF ADAM BARGER (1962), FAMILY TREE OF WILLIAM JAMES BARGER (1959), and NATURAL BRIDGE, VIRGINIA, BARGERS
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Gervase James Patterson Barger was born 3 March 1882 in Muscatine, Iowa, and married Myrtle Grace King (1881-1972) on 11 August 1908. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine (1914), Harvard University Graduate School of Tropical Medicine (1915), and Brussels School of Tropical Medicine, Belgium (1927). Barger served as a medical missionary to the Belgian Congo from 1915 to 1931. All four of the Bargers' children were born in the Congo. Upon his return to the United States, Barger settled his family in Washington D.C. and began practicing medicine. he taught at Georgetown University's Medical School and headed the physical therapy department for Georgetown University Hospital. Barger also became interested in genealogy and produced extensive notes and genealogical tables on various branches of Bargers throughout the United States. He produced several books based on this research. He died 25 November 1966 in Penney Farms, Florida.
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VIC
Form designation
Papers
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Includes oversize folders
Link
http://www.lva.lib.va.us/findaid/25725.htm
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7
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There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Barger, Gervase James Patterson
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000492139
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181102217
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