George Shattuck Barrows Sr.

Brief Life History of George Shattuck

When George Shattuck Barrows Sr. was born on 4 October 1871, in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Eliot Barrows Sr., was 29 and his mother, Emma Harriet Shattuck, was 24. He married Ethel Randolph Clay on 10 February 1896, in Riverton, Burlington, New Jersey, United States. He lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1880 and Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 December 1962, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Shattuck Barrows Sr.
1871–1962
Eleanor Holdrege Morse
1881–1956
Marriage: 11 April 1912
Ellen Clark Barrows
1913–1999
George Shattuck Barrows Jr.
1918–1964
Arthur Morse Barrows
1920–2001

Sources (9)

  • George Barrows, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • George S. Barrows, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • George Shattuck Barrows in entry for George Shattuck Barrows, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Barrow , with excrescent -s.

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

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