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William Larain Darr
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1869
Nebraska, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1940
Sumner
Pierce County
Washington, USA

s/o Irick Thomas and Isabella Elizabeth (Bradford) Darr
Married Gladys Coryell Darr April 26, 1906 Pierce County, Washington.

The Tacoma News Tribune, Thursday, December 19, 1940, page 9
(The article shows his last name is Barr, however, it should be Darr and it is typed below as Darr)

SUMNER MAN KILLED BY TRAIN
Sumner, Dec. 18óWilliam L. Darr, 71 a pioneer resident of this locality, was instantly killed this morning when struck by a Northern Pacific train as he was crossing the tracks while on his way to work at the Standard Brands factory, where he had been employed for many years.
Mr. Darr had lived in Puyallup since 1884. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Doris Brourlette of Puyallup and Mrs. Lois Shearer of Buckley; two brothers, Ernest of Sumner and Thomas Darr of Tacoma, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Howard of Seattle and Mrs. Daisy Marble of Twist. The Sumner funeral home will announce funeral arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Irick Thomas Darr (1840 - 1893)
  Isabella Elizabeth Bradford Darr (1844 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Coryell Darr (1887 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  William Coryell Darr (1907 - 1924)*
  Lois Darr Shearer (1910 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Larain Darr (1869 - 1940)
  Thomas B. Darr (1869 - 1941)*
  Daisy Belle Darr Marble (1874 - 1955)*
  Mae Darr Howard (1882 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sumner Cemetery
Sumner
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Plot: 2W-3-24
 
Created by: Lynne Sherer Sitkiewicz
Record added: Apr 17, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 128110610
William Larain Darr
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William Larain Darr
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For my 2nd cousin 3x removed, may you rest in peace.
- Lynne Sherer Sitkiewicz
 Added: Apr. 17, 2014
 
 
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