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 Guy Barrows

Guy Barrows

Birth
Athens County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 Aug 1847 (aged 41)
Guysville, Athens County, Ohio, USA
Burial Athens County, Ohio, USA
Plot Range 12 Twn 6, section 26
Memorial ID 175487146 · View Source
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He established the post office in Guysville, whom the town is named for, and was appointed the first postmaster on Feb. 24, 1838. His wife Elvira took over as postmistress after his death on Aug. 31, 1847.

Guy Barrows is said to have contracted pneumonia by going in a mill pond to cut the harness on a team of horses that would otherwise have drowned, because they were hitched to a loaded wagon.

Buried Range 12 Twn 6, section 26 top of the hill above the post office in Guysville at the Guysville Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Bryan Ainsworth Mooney
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175487146
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Guy Barrows (31 Jul 1806–10 Aug 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175487146, citing Guysville Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bryan Ainsworth Mooney (contributor 48329958) .