George Shattuck Barrows

4 October 1871–14 December 1962 (Age 91)
Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of George Shattuck

When George Shattuck Barrows was born on 4 October 1871, in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Eliot Barrows, 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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George Shattuck Barrows
Eleanor Holdrege Morse
Marriage: 11 April 1912
Ellen Clark Barrows
George Shattuck Barrows Jr.
Arthur Morse Barrows

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 1
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing
Age 5
Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire
Age 24
On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove ( see Barrow 1) or an ancient burial mound ( see Barrow 2).

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

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Sources (7)

  • George Barrows, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • George S Borrows, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George S Barrows, "United States Census, 1930"

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