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Sgt John N. Barry
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Birth: Oct., 1833
Howard County
Maryland, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1915
District Of Columbia, USA


Former Sergeant John N. Barry, 82 years old, a retired policeman, died Wednesday night at his home, 497 E street southwest, from paralysis. He was a native of Howard County, Maryland, and a miller by trade. He entered the police service in 1867, serving 45 years, most of the time in southwest Washington. July 1, 1915, he was honorably retired and placed on the police pension roll at $50 a month.

He resided opposite the Fourth police precinct, where he was a frequent visitor. He is survived by a son, Dr. Edmund Barry, a former police surgeon, and a daughter, Mrs Cole, wife of Detective H.A. Cole, of the First precinct. The funeral services were held yesterday afternoon from his residence and the interment was in Rock Creek cemetery.

The 1910 Census reveals:

Household Gender Age Birthplace
self John W Barry M 76y Maryland
son John W Barry M 40y District of Columbia
son Harry W Barry M 27y District of Columbia
dau Sophie Barry F 30y District of Columbia
Henry A Cole M 35y Maryland
dau Katie B Cole F 29y District of Columbia

The 1900 Census reveals:

Household Gender Age Birthplace
head John N Barry M 67 Maryland
wife Sarah J Barry F 53 Virginia
son John N Barry M 31 District Of Columbia
son Benjamin F Barry M 29 District Of Columbia
daughter Sophia Barry F 27 District Of Columbia
son James R Barry M 25 District Of Columbia
son Thomas F Barry M 23 District Of Columbia
daughter Catherine Berry F 21 District Of Columbia
son Harry W Berry M 19 District Of Columbia

John Jr, is also a police officer.

Family links: 
  Sarah Barry (1847 - ____)*
  John Nicholas Barry (1866 - 1910)*
*Calculated relationship
Rock Creek Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section: M Lot: 103 Site: 5
Created by: John Rentz
Record added: Dec 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102165930
Sgt John N. Barry
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Sgt John N. Barry
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