Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3180709
I would be honored to Manage his grave... Marion Hopper #46777486...Thank you for making the corrections
Richard Johnson M Barrow, was son of John & Nancy Davenport Barrow near Wolf Creek, Pulaski Co, KY.
About 1851, he moved with his family from Pulaski County to Athensville Twp, Greene Co, IL. He enlisted in the Civil War, from the neighboring Morgan County, IL. After Richard's death his older brother John Thompson Barrow filed for Richard's back wages... see below...Also lists surviving siblings in February 1865.
Chancery Will, Morgan County, Illinois: Petition of John T. BARROW in the Matter of Estate of Richard M. J. BARROW deceased, for Letter of Administration: To the Hon., Sidney S. DUNCAN Judge of the County.
Warrant to Appraisers: Estate of Richard M. J. BARROW, deceased. February Term, 1865, James H. LURTON, Samuel M. MARTIN and James A. FAY, Morgan, IL. Appraiser's estimate: one horse $40.00, one saddle/bridle $15.00, other property $60.00.
The petition of the undersigned John T. BARROW respectfully represents that Richard M. J. BARROW, late of Morgan County, deceased, died at Nashville, Tennessee, in the U. S. Hospital on or about the 20 day of July 1864, leaving property and effects in this County and leaving no last Will and Testament as far as known to and believed by this petitioner.
The personal effects of said deceased is supposed to be worth about Two hundred and fifty Dollars and consists of Back Pay and bounty due from the U.S. Government for Services as a Soldier in the present War.
The said deceased left him no one (never having been married) as his widow and four brothers and two sisters to wit:
Eli G BARROW,
Galen E BARROW,
John T. BARROW,
& Henretta HOPPER
as only nearest next of kin. Your Petitioner being the brother of said deceased therefore prays that Ira P. DAVENPORT be appointed Adm. of the said Richard M. J. BARROW, deceased, may be granted.
3 March 1865, (Sign) John T. BARROW
Copy of Petition for Estate of Richard M. J. BARROW:
at Denny GATE, Union Church, Sulphur Springs Church, Carlile GATE, R. MORRISON,
15 May 1865, by Ira F. DAVENPORT. Administrators Notice in Jacksonville Sentinel, Morgan County, IL, 3 March 1865.