Dr Joseph Randolph Barr

21 October 1881–27 August 1949 (Age 67)
Gillespie, Texas, United States

The Life of Joseph Randolph

When Dr Joseph Randolph Barr was born on 21 October 1881, in Gillespie, Texas, United States, his father, John Hinson Barr, was 47 and his mother, Caroline Elizabeth Price, was 22. He married Elma Ada Smith on 30 June 1907, in Marcola, Lane, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lake, California, United States in 1930 and Tule Lake Judicial Township, Siskiyou, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 27 August 1949, in San Leandro, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr Joseph Randolph Barr
Elma Ada Smith
Marriage: 30 June 1907
Beatrice Barbara Barr
Joaquin Randolph Barr

Spouse and Children

30 June 1907
Marcola, Lane, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 13

Historical Boundaries - 1894: Klamath, Oregon, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland, in particular Ayrshire and Renfrewshire, named with Gaelic barr ‘height’, ‘hill’ or a British cognate of this.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a gateway or barrier, from Middle English, Old French barre ‘bar’, ‘obstruction’.3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Barre. See Barre .

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

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Sources (3)

  • J Randolph Barr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J Randolph Barr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph R Barr, "United States Census, 1910"

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