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Absalom Barritt
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1828
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1898
Franklin County
Arkansas, USA

Springdale News, 26 December 1898, from Madison County
A. Barrett, an old citizen residing 10 miles southeast of Huntsville died very suddenly of paralysis recently.

Absolom enlisted in Company D of the 44th Missouri Infantry, Union Army, as a private on 21 August 1864 at Princeton, Missouri; he was discharged at St. Louis on 1 August 1865. He was wounded on 30 November 1864 at Franklin, Tennessee. He was issued a homestead certificate #4968 for 120 acres in Arkansas on 27 August 1889.

Absolom Barritt/Barrett married Lyvy Ann SMOTHERS (1831-1917) on 27 July 1847 in Mercer County, Missouri.

Several of Absolom & Lyvy's children who died young, are also said to be buried in the Cobb Cemetery, with only fieldstone markers. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Lyvy Ann Smothers Barritt (1831 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  James Marion Barritt (1855 - 1914)*
  Abraham Crittendom Barritt (1861 - 1904)*
  Cornelia Antonette Barrett Mitchell (1866 - 1936)*
  Lilly Beth Barritt Mitchell (1870 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cobb Homeplace Cemetery
Franklin County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Jack
Originally Created by: Joy Russell
Record added: Nov 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43950218
Absalom Barritt
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Absalom Barritt
Added by: Joy Russell
 
Absalom Barritt
Added by: Joy Russell
 
 
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