Barbera was born about 1789, the daughter of unknown parents. The place is not known.
She died before 1870. The place is not known.
Her husband was Schwab, who she married in Switzerland. The date has not been found. Their only known child was Daniel (c1805-?).
In the 1860 Federal Census, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana listed a Barbara, age 71 living in the household of Daniel Schwab, age 55. Barbara is believed to be Daniel's mother. In the 1870 Census, she is no longer listed.