Descendants of John Barr
Direct line through the
children of Newton Allison Barr and Melvina Tedrick
|Much of the Barr information was
researched by John Heinl of Mantua, Ohio who kindly shared his research
with us to document our Barr heritage. To him we are indebted.
BARR 1 was born Abt. 1755 in Alsace-Loraraine, Germany1, and died 1808
in Hillsboro Highland County, Ohio1. He married MARY SPERRY1 August 10,
1784 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, daughter of THOMAS SPERRY and ??
CHRISTMAN. She was born Abt. 1760 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, and
died 1810 in Hillsboro Highland County, Ohio1.
for JOHN BARR
1. According to
tradition he ran away from home when only 10 years old. After living in
PA and VA, he finally settled near New Market, Highland Co, where there
was a German settlement at that time.
2. He was entitled to
the proportion of land allowed a private of the Continental line for the
war. Richmond 26 Oct 1803. Received a warrant of 200 acres No. 5049 for
the above. His mark. Neither John nor his children could read or write.
3. Surveyed for John
Barr 200 acres of land on a military warrant No. 5049 on the water of
the north of White Oak Creek--beginning as a sugar tree and white oak in
the west line of the most southerlyfor the of Charles Lewis No. 3596
running north said line of W 9 17 poles to an elm and white oak in the
line of John Boosi alias Booze No. 3960; thence north his line N 18 W 7
poles to an ash and a white oak.
About JOHN BARR
New Market Township, Highland Co OH
Abt. 1765, Colonies at age 10 (with family?)
Bet. 1778 - 1782, Pvt-War of the Revolution
Source: John Barr, Mantua, Ohio
Tax List: 1810, New Market Township,
Highland Co OH1
About MARY SPERRY
September 14, 2000, See LDS Online Site for Mary and her Parents
Children of JOHN BARR
and MARY SPERRY are:
2. i. JOHN3 BARR, b.
1785, PA; d. August 11, 1835, Frankfort OH.
3. ii. THOMAS BARR, b.
August 16, 1787, VA; d. February 10, 1854, Highland Co Ohio.
4. iii. MATHIAS BARR,
b. January 25, 1797, VA; d. October 08, 1868, Hamar Twp Highland Co OH.
iv. SARAH (SALLY)
BARR1, m. MICHAEL METZKER1, January 30, 1806, Highland Co OH1.
v. ELIZABETH BARR1, b.
17991; m. SAMUEL BEAVER1.
vi. MARY MAGDALINE
BARR1, b. 18011; m. FREDERICK MILLER1, January 24, 1810, Highland Co
vii. NANCY BARR1, b.
for NANCY BARR
Salem Twp Highland Co OH
BARR (JOHN2, 1) was born January 25, 1797 in VA1, and died October 08,
1868 in Hamar Twp Highland Co OH1. He married NANCY MILLER1 August 08,
1822 in Highland Co OH1. She was born Abt. 1798 in VA1
Burial: October 09, 1868, Barr Cemetery
Hamer Twp Highland Co OH
Census: 1820, Salem Twp Highland Co OH
Occupation: 1850, Farmer ($1800 value real
Property: 1820, Barr survey 4874 Hamar Twp1
Children of MATHIAS
BARR and NANCY MILLER are:
6. i. MATHIAS4 BARR, b.
Abt. 1822, PA.
7. ii. DAVID M BARR, b.
July 31, 1822; d. August 24, 1902, Highland Co Ohio.
8. iii. HENRY J BARR,
b. Abt. 1827.
9. iv. JOHN S. BARR, b.
Abt. 1828, Hamer Township, Highland County, Ohio; d. Aft. 1899,
Middletown, Montgomery County, Missouri ?.
10. v. THOMAS P BARR,
b. November 03, 1829, Highland Co OH; d. December 05, 1887, Highland Co
vi. MELISA E BARR1, b.
Abt. 18351; m. JACOB BENNETT1, October 30, 1856, Highland Co OH1.
11. vii. MARY E BARR,
b. December 27, 1836.
viii. GILBERT M BARR1,
b. Abt. 18431; m. LIZZIE RUNYON1, January 18, 18661; b. Abt. 18481.
ix. LAFAYETTE BARR, b.
9. JOHN S.4
BARR (MATHIAS3, JOHN2, 1)1 was born Abt. 1828 in Hamer Township,
Highland County, Ohio1, and died Aft. 1899 in Middletown, Montgomery
County, Missouri ?. He married NAOMI DAVIDSON1 October 07, 1852 in
Highland County, Ohio by Henry Surber, J.P.1, daughter of THOMAS
DAVIDSON and SARAH COLLINS. She was born August 31, 1827 in White Oak
Township, Highland County, Ohio, and died September 10, 1899 in
Middletown, Montgomery County, Missouri.
JOHN S. BARR
Comment: Helen See
said he returned to Ohio after Naomi's death to sell property
More About NAOMI
Cemetery, Methodist M.E. Church, Middletown, Montgomery County, Missouri
Children of JOHN BARR
and NAOMI DAVIDSON are:
i. IDA M5 BARR1, d.
December 22, 1862, Hamer Twp Highland Co OH1.
About IDA M BARR
December 23, 1862, Barr Cemetery Hamer Twp Highland Co OH1ii. ANALIZA B
BARR1, d. June 22, 1854, Hamer Twp Highland Co OH1.
ANALIZA B BARR
Burial: June 23,
1854, Barr Cemetery Hamer Twp Highland Co OH112. iii. NEWTON ALLISON
BARR, b. July 20, 1555, Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio; d. March 20, 1943,
Kimberly, Twin Falls, Idaho.
iv. MARTHA BARR, b.
v. JAMES BARR, b. 1858.
here for Generation
4 and 5 The line continues with Newton Allison Barr and Melvina A. Tedrick