Florence Barber lived in Portsmouth, Virginia at the turn of the 20th century. She was married to Phillip Barber, a doctor in Norfolk.
According to information provided by a researcher, she was the daughter of Philip Stanton, granddaughter of Solomon Northup (author of Twelve Years a Slave), and sister of Charles Stanton and Solomon Stanton.
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- Florence Barber in the SCRC database.; Florence Barber Diary (1902) Identification and Transcription in the W&M Digital Archive.
- Solomon Northup Wikipedia page, accessed 26 December 2012.
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