George Thomason Barrow

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George Thomason Barrow

  • Birth 28 Jan 1868 Pinckneyville, Perry County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 1 Feb 1952 Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Silva, Wayne County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 24696766

George Thomason Barrow was born January 28, 1868, in Perry County, Illinois, to Marion Barrow and Elizabeth Thomason Barrow. He married Cora Blanche Wynn (November 4, 1880-August 12, 1931), daughter of James E. Wynn and Nancy Jane Harris, on May 4, 1896, in Greenville, Missouri. They had nine children:

1. Lena Mae Barrow, born November 7, 1897, died sometime before 1955
2. Hattie Blanche Barrow, born January 5, 1899
3. Eula Ruth Barrow, born August 25, 1900
4. Sam Malugen Barrow, born December 10, 1901, died March 27, 1987
5. Herschell Elmo Barrow, born September 5, 1903, died December 24, 1973
6. Nancy Irene Barrow, born June 22, 1905, died May 26, 1986
7. James Virgil Barrow, born June 6, 1907
8. Robert Winston Barrow, born May 2, 1914, died April 27, 1988
9. George Vernon Barrow, born January 26, 1919, died July 27, 1998

George Thomason Barrow died February 1, 1952, in Delta Community Hospital, in Sikeston, Missouri. He was buried at New Prospect Bounds Cemetery, in Greenville, Missouri.

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In 1887, he came to Missouri with his parents, first to Wappapello, then to Greenville in 1894, both towns being in Wayne County, Missouri. He joined Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church on Otter Creek in 1891, then united with the First Baptist Church in Greenville, and was a member of the board of Deacons of that church at the time of his death. From 1920 to 1928, George lived in Detroit, Michigan. According to the 1900 census, George was a barber.



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  • Maintained by: Thomas Higgerson
  • Originally Created by: Robert G. Bennett
  • Added: 17 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24696766
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Thomason Barrow (28 Jan 1868–1 Feb 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24696766, citing New Prospect Cemetery, Silva, Wayne County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Thomas Higgerson (contributor 46778801) .