Eugene John Barvian Esq.
was born on Mar 20 1884 in Town of Bennington, NY.
(2) He was baptized after Mar 20 1884 in Sheldon,
His Godparents were John Metzger and Mary
Glaser. It has been reported by his Granddaughter that his hair was red
and consequently, he was sometimes known as "Red." He got his law
degree at Cornell in 1906 and married in 1908.
From the Barvian Family History, JAB53:
The 1910 census confirms that Eugene was a "General
His 1917 draft card has an address "16 Clinton St." and
hair color (light) eye color (gray) and build (Medium height, small
The only picture I have been able to dig up is of Eugene as a child in a family portrait. His hair does seem lightish.
This fabulous personal sketch can be found in the Cornell Senior Class book for the Class of 1906:
EUGENE JOHN BARVIAN, known to some as "Beef," was
He died on Apr 6, 1940 at age 56.(2) (obit - Courtesy of Scott Barvian)
was born on Apr 24 1880 in East Aurora, NY.
(2) She died in Jul 1970 in White Plaines, NY.
According to George Platt Potter, Margaret was an elementary school teacher and used to help him with math problems when he was a young boy.
Cornell Alumni News -
'06, LL. B. - Eugene J. Barvian was married on September 22 to Miss Margaret DuBois, of East Aurora, N. Y. They will make their home at White Plains, N. Y., where Mr. Barvian has a position in the legal department of the Westchester & Bronx Title & Mortgage Guarantee Company.
In 1910, Eugene is 26 and married for 2 years. He is a Lawyer in General Practice. He and Margarent have a daughter, 7 month old Mary.
Barvian (9/8/1909-July 1968) Married Henry Purcell
Frances Alice Barvian (5/9/1911 - 5/28/1972) Instructor of Nursing at Albany Medical College (Pictures)
9 i. Margaret Anna Barvian.
Eugene John Barvian Jr. (2/29/1916-10/7/1999) - Went to Alfred University (like his sister Margaret's Husband) and then moved to Toledo Ohio. He was called John.
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