Thomasine Clair Church

1 June 1890–12 August 1972 (Age 82)
Williamsport, Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Thomasine Clair

When Thomasine Clair Church was born on 1 June 1890, in Williamsport, Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Samuel Church, was 40 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Barnes, was 43. She married Hiram Marion Barr on 14 January 1913, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Centerville, Hickman, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Civil District 9, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 12 August 1972, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Marion Barr
Thomasine Clair Church
Marriage: 14 January 1913
Kathryn Barr
Ann Eliza Barr
Hiram Marion Barr Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1913Maury, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 8
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 22
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name mostly found in southern and midland England, for someone who lived near a church, or possibly an occupational name for someone who worked at a church, such as a verger or sexton, from Middle English chirche ‘church’. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’. Compare Kirk .Americanized form (translation into English) of German Kirch .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (12)

    • Tommy Barr in household of Hiram M Barr, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Thomasine Clair Church, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Thomasine Church Barr in entry for Hiram M Barr, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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