Joe and Barbara Leffler
Joe & Barbara Leffler
Barbara Ellen Leffler was born Nov. 14, 1877 and her brother, Joseph Malton Leffler was born Aug. 23, 1882, both in Indiana.  They were both albinos and grew up in the Hoosier Hollow area in Richland County, WI.  For many years Barbara and Joe were in the side show in the Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows out of Baraboo.  After they left the circus, Joe hauled milk with a team of mules in Richland County.  Barbara married William Sharp and raised a large family.  Barbara died Nov. 25, 1927 and Joe died June 8, 1951.

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