|Birth: ||Aug. 28, 1811|
|Death: ||Dec. 30, 1889|
Married Jane Palace Campbell in 1836. The couple had 12 children. Among them were Richmond Cole, James, George W., Mary Jane, Elizabeth Belle, Julia Hannah, Thomas, Robert Walter, and Eudora Ann.
Allen Barr and three sons served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Son, Richmond, died in the battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse. The other three family members returned home wounded.
Civil War military records accessed through ancestry.com list a Capt. Allen Barr with Barr's Company, Mississippi.
Moved in 1839 with his wife and one child to Grenada, Mississippi. The family moved to Bell County, Texas in 1869 and to the J. R. Townsen farm on the Lampasas River in Lampasas County, Texas in about 1874. Two years later they settled on a farm in Mills County, Texas.
Data from 1870 US Federal Census:
Allen Barr, age 59, born in Tennessee, Beat 4, Bell, Texas, farmer.
Wife: Jane, age 50, born in North Carolina.
Children still living at home in 1870:
Mary age 22, born in Mississippi
Julia age 17, born in Mississippi
Thomas age 15, born in Mississippi
Robert age 12, born in Mississippi
Udora (Eudora) age 9, born in Mississippi
Jane Palace Campbell Barr (1820 - 1911)*
James P. Barr (1841 - 1877)*
George W. Barr (1846 - 1934)*
Mary Jane Barr Townsen (1848 - 1931)*
Elizabeth Belle Barr Palmer (1851 - 1952)*
Julia H. Barr Hamilton (1853 - 1922)*
Robert Walter Barr (1858 - 1934)*
Eudora Barr (1861 - 1926)*
Center City Cemetery
Created by: Diane Carmichael Blank
Record added: Apr 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8695548