Thayer Clark Barrus

Brief Life History of Thayer Clark

When Thayer Clark Barrus was born on 1 September 1909, in Roddey, York, South Carolina, United States, his father, Orrin Orlando Barrus, was 39 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Clark, was 36. He married Fern Isabella Rees on 31 August 1936, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930 and United States in 1949. He died on 13 November 2004, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thayer Clark Barrus
1909–2004
Fern Isabella Rees
1910–1971
Marriage: 31 August 1936
Dr Orlando Thayer Barrowes
1939–2013
Steven Clark Barrowes
1940–2013

Sources (48)

  • Thayer C Barrowes, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thayer Clark Barrus en el registro de Thayer Orlando Barrus, "Nevada County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992"
  • Thayer Clark Barrus, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1910 · The Denver and Rio Grande Western Depot

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Depot, the Rio Grande Depot, is a former train station on the western edge of downtown Salt Lake City. The depot was constructed by the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad to surpass the nearby Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot and was the main jewel of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. The depot included a barber shop, a telegraph office a gift shop, a restaurant, a men's smoking room and a women's lounge. The depot opened Salt Lake City to a new influx of immigrants, and was also a central point in shipping soldiers off to war in both World War I and World War II. The depot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. After the State of Utah purchased the depot in 1977, the building was converted to house the Utah State Historical Society and its research center, the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts, as well as the Rio Gallery.

1935 · The FBI is Established

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Barrows .

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

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Thayer Clark Barrowes - Written by Marilyn Clark Johnson

Many happy memories come to mind, when I think about our times together with my dear Uncle Thayer. He did many nice things for my mom, Ruth Barrus Clark Stayner - his sister, Merle Barrus Olsen. …

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