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Frank Thyson "Francis" Barry
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1874
Death: Nov. 22, 1889
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Age 15 years, 1 month, 5 days. Buried November 24, 1889. He was the son of Henry W. Barry and Kate Thyson Barry Marr (1850-1907), whose place of burial is unknown as of December 27, 2014.

The Evening Star Friday, November 22, 1889
Killed by the Escape of Gas
This morning Frank Thyson Barry, the only son of the late Hon. Henry W. Barry of Mississippi was found lifeless by his mother, Mrs. Kate Thyson Marr, in his room at their home, 1827 9th Street. Asphyxiation, due to the escape of illuminating gas, was the cause. The young man was in his fifteenth year and had a promising future. His standing at school was excellent, besides being held in high esteem by all with whom he came in contact. Drs. Winter and Henderson were summoned, but reached him too late to be of any service.

The Illinois State Journal
Monday, November 25, 1889
Springfield, Illinois
Singular Case of Asphyxiation
Washington, November 23. Frank T. Barry, aged fifteen, son of the late Hon. H.W. Barry, of Mississippi, was found dead in bed yesterday by his mother, Mrs. Kate Marr. He had rigged a string from his bed to the gas bracket so that he might study while in bed and turn out the gas without leaving the bed when he became sleepy. In his sleep he had involuntarily turned on the gas, which during the night filled the room and asphyxiated him. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry W. Barry (1840 - 1875)
  Kate Thyson Marr (1850 - 1907)
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Thyson Barry (1874 - 1889)
  Alonzo Alexander Marr (1882 - 1957)**
  Paula Marr (1885 - 1960)**
  Katherine Marr Hazeltine (1886 - 1948)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Van Ness, Lot 220 East. Unmarked burial.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Sep 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97588260
Frank Thyson Francis Barry
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 Added: Dec. 27, 2015

- charlott jones
 Added: Dec. 27, 2015
 
 
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