|Birth: ||Jan. 28, 1850|
|Death: ||Feb. 3, 1905|
Black Hawk County
The funeral of the late Mrs. Susan C. Barrum was held at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning February 8, from the residence of her sister Mrs. L. O'Bryan, near Parkville. The services were conducted by Rev. Braithwaite of Ivesdale. Interment took place at the Lewis Cemetery.
Mrs. Barrum was born near Terre Haute Indiana, January 28, 1850. When a child she moved with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Records, to Douglas county Illinois, where she grew to women hood. She engaged in teaching school at an early age and continued to teach until within a few years of her death.
On April 6, 1872 , Miss Records was united in marriage to James R. Barrum at Tuscola. In April 1880, she left with her husband for Nebraska where they resided until the death of her husband which occurred February 1904. Since that time she had made her home with her two children at Mason City Iowa. Her death was caused by paralysis at 3;45 o'clock Friday afternoon February 3 at Waterloo Iowa, where she had gone for a short visit with a nephew A.C. Muns.
Early in life Mrs Barrum became a christian and was always an active and consecrated religious worker and through death came unawares she was ready to meet the final summons.
Two children, Charles F. and Katie G. both of Mason City Iowa survive her. She leaves two sisters. Mrs. L. O'Bryan and Mrs. L.V. Muns of Parkville, and three brothers W.H. Records, of Junction City Kansas, J.T. Records of Garrett and J.S.Records of West Ridge.
Article from the Tuscola Journal February 1905
John Records (1800 - 1863)
Honora O'Rork Records (1814 - 1874)
James R. Barum (1844 - 1904)
William H. Records (1831 - 1907)*
Catherine Records York Lowman (1839 - 1903)*
Laurinda Penn Records O'Bryan (1841 - 1906)*
Lucinda V. Records Muns (1843 - 1927)*
Elmer Constantine Records (1846 - 1893)*
Susan C. Records Barrum (1850 - 1905)
Joseph Turner Records (1854 - 1919)*
Jasper Sheldon Records (1856 - 1943)*
Created by: Gary Baldwin
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
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