George William Barrus

29 November 1879–22 March 1952 (Age 72)
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of George William

When George William Barrus was born on 29 November 1879, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Owen Henry Barrus, was 25 and his mother, Olive Deseret McBride, was 20. He married Frances Maude Jibson on 13 April 1904, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 15 years. He died on 22 March 1952, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Barrus
Frances Maude Jibson
Marriage: 13 April 1904
Alice Leola Barrus
Olive Barrus
George Brent Barrus
Eula Barrus
Edward Max Barrus
Robert Duane Barrus
Frances Barrus
Maud Barrus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1904Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 10
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Matsu Nakasone BIRTH unknown DEATH 1889 BURIAL Forest Lawn Memorial Park Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA PLOT Columbarium of Valor, Lot 0, Space 64430 MEMORIAL ID 185379511 · View Source
    1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
    Age 20
    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Barrows .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Stuff Life is Made Of

    The Stuff Life is Made Of Owen Henry Barrus had a motto, “Don’t let your work get ahead of you; always keep ahead of your work!” He was a good organizer and a very hard worker. His day usually sta …

    Sources (48)

    • George Barrus in entry for Barrus, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • George William Barrus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • George Barrus in entry for Edward Barrus and Vera Ethel Williamson Knowlden, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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