Alexander Barr

  • Birth unknown Ireland
  • Death 11 Aug 1825 Preble County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Preble County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 17217031

Alexander Barr, a Scot transplanted to North Ireland before 1800. Emigrated from
N. Ireland to Dauphin Co., PA where he married Mary Margaret McElheny in 1803.
By 1807 he was on the Tax Lists of Indiana Co., PA and resided in Laurel Hill,
Indiana Co., PA for several years. This was close to his brother, Samuel Barr &
wife, Margaret Patterson, who resided in W. Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA.
Alexander and family moved west to Warren Co., OH circa 1813. The stay in Warren
Co. was brief, with the family finally settling in the northern tier of Preble
Co., OH near Gettysburg, Jefferson Twp.
Alexander was a Presbyterian; a man of broad learning & for many years, a
teacher in the public schools of Preble Co. He was usually the only teacher in
his district, and at the same time carried on the operations of his farm.


Family Members

Gravesite Details age 50, died before 1875 per cemetery records

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  • Created by: marcie
  • Added: 30 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17217031
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Barr (unknown–11 Aug 1825), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17217031, citing Old Saint John Cemetery, Preble County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by marcie (contributor 46615977) .