in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); World History. 925 words.
Wilbarger, John Wesley (12 March 1812–? Feb. 1892), farmer, minister, and author, was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, the son of John Wilbarger and Anne Pugh, farmers. In 1823 the family...