Martha Cook Barrows

Female31 August 1804–15 January 1892

Brief Life History of Martha Cook

When Martha Cook Barrows was born on 31 August 1804, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Gurdon Barrows, was 29 and her mother, Sophia Welch, was 32. She married Harry Crain on 13 April 1831, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 15 January 1892, in Atwoodville, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Atwoodville Cemetery, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Crain
Martha Cook Barrows
Marriage: 13 April 1831
Sophronia Martha Crane
Caroline Martha Crane
Charles B Craine
Isaac Truman Crane
Sarah S Craine
Cornelia S Craine
William Henry Crane
Charles T Crane
George A Crane

Sources (13)

  • Martha Crain in household of Henry Crain, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha C Crane, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Martha C Barrows, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1831Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 11

    Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials list.

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 25

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

    Name Meaning

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

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

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