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Hiram Wells Barrett
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1837
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1917
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

The Evening Star Saturday, December 1, 1917
Rites Held Today for Long-Time Resident of Georgetown
H.W. Barrett, one of the old residents of Georgetown and a veteran government employee, died yesterday at his residence, 3226 N Street Northwest. Funeral services were held today at the residence. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Barrett, who was eighty years old, had been in charge of the sinking fund of the United States Treasury for thirty-six years. He had lived in Georgetown for nearly a half century. During the Civil War he was connected with the customs house at Louisville, Kentucky.

Mr. Barrett is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary McNeal Barrett and one daughter, Mrs. W.R. Fuchs.

The Evening Star Friday, November 30, 1917
Barrett. On Friday, November 30, 1917, at his residence, 3226 N Street Northwest, H.W. Barrett, husband of Mary McNeal Barrett and son of the late Hon. A.C. Barrett of Northumberland, Pennsylvania.

Funeral services at his late residence Saturday, December 1, at 2:30PM. Interment (private) at Oak Hill Cemetery. No flowers. (Louisville, Kentucky, papers please copy).

Haskell Family Association website:
From his son-in-law William Robert Fuchs in an attachment to a letter from him to John R. Barrett, dated March 8, 1919.
He was a bookbinder by trade and some time before the opening of the Civil War he went to Frankfort, Kentucky, he was a legislative reporter on the The Kentucky Yeoman, the state paper partially owned by his brother Dewitt Clinton Barrett, as a member of the firm of Stanton, Major & Barrett. About 1862 he was appointed a United States Custom Officer at Nashville, Tennessee, where he remained until 1865, when he went to Louisville, Kentucky and became bookkeeper and manager of the firm of Scott, Davison and Company. In 1868 he went to Washington, D.C. and in 1872 became cashier of the Georgetown (D.C.) Savings Bank. On December 4, 1873, he married Mary C. MacNeal of Georgetown, D.C., who bore him one daughter, Georgia L. From 1878 until 1914 he was employed in the United States Treasury as the Clerk in Charge of the Sinking Fund of the District of Columbia, resigning from this position in the latter year. He died of apoplexy in his 81st year. 
Family links: 
  Albe Cady Barrett (1795 - 1849)
  Mary C. McNeal Barrett (1840 - 1927)
  Georgia Loockerman Barrett Fuchs (1874 - 1965)*
  Erastus B. Barrett (1832 - 1869)*
  Hiram Wells Barrett (1837 - 1917)
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Stewart, Lot 632 East.
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Jun 06, 2010
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Hiram Wells Barrett
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Hiram Wells Barrett
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