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Ethan Allen Barrow
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Birth: May 19, 1869
Jackson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1904
Campbell Hill
Jackson County
Illinois, USA

Ethan Allen Barrow was born to James Barrow and Sabray Carter Musgrave Barrow on May 19, 1869, in Jackson County, Illinois. He married Minnie Brashear on November 17, 1897, and they lived one and a half miles west of Campbell Hill. They had four children:

1. Edna Ruth Barrow, born September, 1898, in Illinois; died in 1976. She was a teacher, according to the 1920 census, and lived with her mother and stepfather

2. James Carter Barrow, born January 18, 1900, in Jackson County, Illinois; died July, 1974, in Belleville, Illinois; buried at Calvary Cemetery in Campbell Hill, Illinois. He graduated Murphysboro High School, and taught school in Vergennes, Illinois.

3. Edith Afton Barrow, born June 22, 1902, in Illinois. She died June 2, 1992, in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She was also a teacher, in Duquoin, Illinois.

4. Ethan Allen Barrow, born July 25, 1904, in Campbell Hill; He was, no doubt, named after his father, who had died on April 11, 1904; Ethan Allen Barrow, Jr. died in 1940 and buried at Calvary Cemetery in Campbell Hill

According to the book "Do You Remember Campbell Hill?", Ethan Allen Barrow (Sr.) was over seven feet tall. He died of pneumonia on April 11, 1904.

Ethan's obituary from the Eclipse, April 15, 1904:

"Ethan Allen Barrow, one of the most highly respected citizens of this community, died of pneumonia at his home 1 1/2 miles west of town at 1:20 o'clock last Monday afternoon, aged 34, years, 10 months and 22 days. It is said that death loves a shining mark, and the saying has certainly held true in this case, for Mr. Barrow was truly one of nature's noblemen. As a son and brother, husband and father, friend and citizen, he had comparatively few equals and no superiors; and as a consistent Christian and untiring worker in the cause of religion he stood at the head of the laity of his church. He was also a true and valued member of the Campbell Hill Camp No. 7426 M. W. of A., and was always ready to do anything in his power to promote the welfare of the order. Deceased was a son of James and Sebray Barrow, and was born May 19, 1869. On November 17, 1897, he was united in marriage to Miss Minnie Brashear. He lived 1.5 miles west of Campbell Hill, IL and was reported to be over seven feet tall. Died age 34y 10m 22d of pneumonia. Besides his wife and three children (Ruth, Carter and Edith Afton), he leaves an aged mother, one sister (Mrs. Myra White of this vicinity), six half-brothers (F.J., A.J. and J.S. Barrow this vicinity, John Barrow of Calhoun, Mo., J. V. Musgrave of this village and Perry Musgrave of Christopher,Ill.) three half sisters (Mrs. Mary Wakins of Washington, Mrs. Eva Wayland of Oklahoma, and Mrs. Kate Carter of Poplar Bluff,Mo.). The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. J. Rendleman, assisted by Revs. G. A. Gordon, J. W. McMillan and T. O. McMinn, at the Free Baptist church in this village at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. The interment took place in Calvary cemetery, the ceremonies at the grave being in charge of the Modern Woodmen. There has seldom been a funeral in Campbell Hill so largely attended, and as the multitude filed past the bier of their departed friend and neighbor to silently bid him a last farewell, the tears that welled to their eyes were a beautiful tribute to the memory of one who had lived a beautiful life."
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Barrow (1814 - 1884)
  Sabray Carter Barrow (1832 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Minnie Brashear Barrow (1875 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Edna Ruth Barrow (1898 - 1976)*
  James Carter Barrow (1900 - 1974)*
  Edith Afton Barrow Dean (1902 - 1992)*
  Ethan Allen Barrow (1904 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Flavius Josephus Barrow (1836 - 1920)**
  Mary Amy Lee Barrow Watkins (1838 - 1911)**
  infant Barrow (1839 - 1839)**
  Lewis Tyrel Barrow (1840 - 1863)**
  John Dennis Barrow (1842 - 1917)**
  Sophia Mahala Barrow (1844 - 1846)**
  Arminda Ellen Barrow (1846 - 1861)**
  David Cryder Barrow (1848 - 1867)**
  Evelyn Josephine Barrow Wayland (1850 - 1914)**
  Andrew Jackson Barrow (1852 - 1921)**
  James Salathiel Barrow (1854 - 1947)**
  Saphronia Catherine Barrow Carter (1856 - 1923)**
  Elizabeth Ann Barrow Carter (1858 - 1879)**
  Naaman Theophilus Barrow (1867 - 1889)*
  Ethan Allen Barrow (1869 - 1904)
  Sabray Miriam Barrow White (1872 - 1933)*
  Carter Aaron Barrow (1875 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Campbell Hill
Jackson County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Thomas Higgerson
Originally Created by: Sheryll Alms Wright
Record added: Jul 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20419162
Ethan Allen Barrow
Added by: Thomas Higgerson
 
Ethan Allen Barrow
Added by: Sheryll Alms Wright
 
Ethan Allen Barrow
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Added by: Sheryll Alms Wright
 
 
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