Hiram Marion Barr Jr

Male11 January 1921–5 November 1983

Brief Life History of Hiram Marion

When Hiram Marion Barr Jr was born on 11 January 1921, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, Hiram Marion Barr, was 40 and his mother, Thomasine Clair Church, was 30. He married Marjorie Anne Orr on 31 May 1950, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 9, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 5 November 1983, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Hiram Marion Barr Jr
Marjorie Anne Orr
Marriage: 31 May 1950
Marjorie Ann Barr

Sources (10)

  • Hiram Barr in household of Hiram Barr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hiram Marion Jr Barr - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Hiram Marion Jr Barr
  • Hiram Marion Barr, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1950Maury, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 2

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1931 · The Parthenon is Built

    Age 10

    In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 


    Age 20

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Glasgow) and northern Irish (Ulster): habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland, in particular Ayrshire and Renfrewshire, named with Gaelic barr ‘height, hill’ or a Brittonic cognate of this.

    English and Welsh: habitational name from Great Barr in Staffordshire. This is from Brittonic barro- ‘top, summit’, referring to Barr Beacon; there is evidence that this was known as la Bare in the 13th century.

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Barre-en-Ouche in Eure, France, or perhaps from Barre-de-Semilly in Manche, France.

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

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