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Frank Elliot Barrows
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1864
Mendon
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1942
Ashland
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Frank Elliot Barrows, son of Charles Edwin & Eveline Miller (Cook) Barrows, born on 27 January 1864.. Mendon, Mass. His paternal grandparents were ELkanah Shaw & Olive (Gaskill) Barrows of Mendon. His maternal grandparents were
Oiney & Melinda (Wilcox) Cook, also of Mendon. Frank did not finish high school because he had to go to work to support his family, as his father, Charles Barrows
suffered from consumption and died in 1881 when Frank was 17 years of age. Frank became a trapper and furrier in the winter. He would pick up furs from local
trappers as well as his own and sell them to Kaks Fur Co. of Boston. He once caught a bobcat. During the summers he was a painter and paperhanger.

They moved around frequently as evidenced by the various birthplaces of his children. For a while they lived at 8 Bates Street, Mendon, in 1984. owned by the Leone family. Later they moved to Milford. About 1910 he moved to Ashland Mass where they lived on Granite Street.
Frank was about 6'0" in height and about 160 Ibs. in weight. He had a mustache, enjoyed smoking a pipe and chewing tobacco, and enjoyed playing checkers,
He was an excellent horseshoe player known for miles around. He was a member of the Ku Klux Klan, apparently in a passive way. He enjoyed black cats, reading
newspapers, and swore by the Old Farmers Alma
Frank died 11 March 1942 in Ashland, Mass. They were both buried in WildwoodCemetary, Ashland.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Edwin Barrows (1842 - 1881)
  Eveline Miller Cook Barrows (1844 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Elizabeth Munger Barrows (1866 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  Eugene Elliot Barrows (1888 - 1927)*
  Clara Elizabeth Barrows Lightbody (1890 - 1935)*
  Eunice Maude Barrows Howland (1893 - 1988)*
  May Ida Barrows Morse (1895 - 1973)*
  Chester Frank Barrows (1897 - 1964)*
  Edith Louise Barrows Morrow (1899 - 1984)*
  Grace Willian Barrows (1901 - 1903)*
  Gladys Irene Barrows Holmes (1904 - 1998)*
  Ellen Mabel Barrows Edgar (1906 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Elliot Barrows (1864 - 1942)
  Fred Solon Barrows (1866 - 1943)*
  Minnie Mabel Barrows Wilcox (1871 - 1951)*
  Herbert A Barrows (1873 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wildwood Cemetery
Ashland
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Stanley Shepard
Record added: Apr 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67966517
Frank Elliot Barrows
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Frank Elliot Barrows
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Frank Elliot Barrows
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My Great Grandfarther
- Stanley Shepard
 Added: Sep. 6, 2012
 
 
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