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Robert N. BARR

Male Abt 1840 - 1920  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Robert N. BARR 
    Born Abt 1840  Allegheny County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1910 and 1920 
    Notes 

    • (1) American Civil War Soldiers [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-:

      Name: Robert N Barr
      Residence: Kendallville, Indiana
      Enlistment Date: 24 July 1861
      Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
      Side Served: Union
      State Served: Indiana
      Unit Numbers: 571 571 496 496 496
      Service Record:
      Enlisted as a Private on 24 July 1861
      Enlisted in Company A, 21st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 24 July 1861.
      Transferred Company A, 21st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 01 February 1863
      Transfered in Company A, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Indiana on 01 February 1863.
      Reenlisted in Company A, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Indiana on 01 January 1864
      Mustered out Company A, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Indiana on 13 January 1866

      (2) Civil War Compiled Military Service Records [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-:

      Name: Robert N. Barr
      Company: A
      Unit: 1 Indiana Heavy Art'y.
      Rank - Induction: Private
      Rank - Discharge: Private
      Allegiance: Union

      (3) Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, Volume IV-- 1861-1865, published in Indianapolis in 1866:

      Robert N. BARR resided in Kendallville, Noble County, Indiana, when he mustered into the 21st Regiment Infantry [later First Regiment Heavy Artillery] on July 24, 1861. He served in Company A as a Private. He mustered out as a Private on January 13, 1866.

      (4) Muster card in the Indiana State Archives:

      Robert N. BARR mustered into the Union Army on July 24, 1861 in Indianapolis. He was then 23 years of age. He had hazel eyes and light hair. He was 5' 8??" tall and had a fair complexion. He was born in Alegheny [sic], Pennsylvania and was a carpenter. He remained a Private throughout his service. He mustered out at New Orleans, Louisiana on January 10, 1866.

      (5) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1858-1874):

      Robert BARR was "bcc" [baptized, confirmed and a communicant].

      Courtland BARR, son of Robert N. and Martha BARR, was born on October 12, 1871. He was baptised on March 30, 1872; such baptism was baptism no. 466 in this church. His sponsors at the baptism were William MARCHANT, D. B. SMITH and Martha BARR.

      (6) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1874-1891):

      Martha BARR, communicant no. 38, removed to IA on some unspecified date.

      (7) Listings of Robert N. BARR in the Toledo City Directory:

      Robert N. BARR was listed in each Toledo City Directory from the 1866-67 edition to the 1874-75 edition, with the exception of the exception of the 1869-70 edition, in which he did not appear. He did not appear in the 1875-76 edition or any subsequent edition.

      In the 1866-67 edition, Robert was listed as a carpenter working at A. Lombard's.

      In the 1867-68 edition, Robert was listed as a carpenter who boarded with J. Lewis at 69 Washington.

      In the 1868-69 edition, Robert was listed as boarding at 89 Washington.

      In the 1869-70 edition, there was no listing of Robert.

      In the 1870-71 edition, Robert was listed as a stair builder whose home was located on Bancroft, 2 doors west of Horton.

      In the 1871-72 edition, Robert was listed as a stair builder who worked for Smith & Co. and who resided on the south side of Bancroft, 2 doors west of Horton.

      In the 1872-73 edition, Robert was listed as a stair builder who lived on the south side of Bancroft, 2 doors west of Horton. By the time of this edition, Robert had helped to form a firm named SIMPSON & BARR, which was engaged in the carpentry and contracting business, and which was located on the north side of Adams near 13th.

      In the 1873-74 edition, the information about Robert and SIMPSON & BARR was essentially the same as the information in the 1872-73 edition.

      In the 1874-75 edition, Robert was listed as a stair builder who worked on Adams near 14th Street, and who resided on the south side of Bancroft, 2 doors west of Horton. There was no listing of SIMPSON & BARR in this edition.

      In the 1875-76 edition, there was no listing of Robert or SIMPSON & BARR.

      (8) A household headed by Robert N. BARR is listed in the 1870 census of the 7th Ward of Toledo, Lucas County, OH.

      Robert N. is listed in the 1870 census as a carpenter who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1870 census, he was born in PA.

      Listed with Robert N. is his wife, Martha, who was then 25 years years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1845. According to the 1870 census, she was born in England.

      Also listed with Robert N. is his daughter, Ida, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1869. According to the 1870 census, she was born in OH.

      (9) A household headed by Robert N. BARR, Sr. is listed in the 1880 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      Robert N. is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 40 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1840. According to the 1880 census, he was born in PA. The spaces on the census form for the places of birth of his parents were left blank.

      Listed with Robert N. is his wife, Marthy, who was then 34 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1846. According to the 1880 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were born in England.

      Also listed with Robert N. is his daughter, Ida, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1870. According to the 1880 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Robert N. is his son, Robert N., Jr., who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1874. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OH.

      Also listed with Robert N. is his son, Sidney William, who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1876. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Robert N. is his daughter, Martha, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1879. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA.

      [The compiler believes that the above information indicates that the BARR family moved from OH to IA sometime between 1874 and 1876.]

      (10) Kansas City, Missouri City Directories, 1889-1891 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000:

      Name: Robert N. Barr
      Location: r[esidence] 1521 Woodland
      Occupation: carpenter

      (11) A household headed by Robert N. BARR is listed in the 1900 census of Ward 9, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.

      Robert is listed in the 1900 census as a carpenter who was born in July 1836, and was then 63 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in PA, and both of his parents were born in Scotland. Also, according to the 1900 census, he had then been married 31 years.

      Listed with Robert is his wife, Martha, who was supposedly born in May 1843, and was then supposedly 57 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were also born in England. Also, according to the 1900 census, she had then been married 31 years and had given birth to 8 children, 5 of whom were then living. Also, according to the 1900 census, she had immigrated to the U.S. in 1850 and had resided in the U.S. for 50 years. [The compiler believes that the information about Martha's date of birth, age, year of immigration to the U.S., and length of residence in the U.S. is incorrect.]

      Also listed with Robert is his daughter, Ida, a seamstress who was born in August 1869, and was then 30 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Robert is his daughter, Martha, who was born in February 1880, and was then 20 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with Robert is his son, Henry J., who was born in March 1889, and was then 11 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in MO.

      [The compiler believes that the above information indicates that the BARR family moved from IA to MO sometime between 1880 and 1889.]

      (12) A household headed by Robert N. BARR is listed in the 1910 census of Ward 8, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.

      Robert is listed in the 1910 census as then being without occupation and then being 72 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1838. According to the 1910 census, he was born in PA, and both of his parents were born in PA. Also, according to the 1910 census, he had then been married 41 years.

      Listed with Robert is his wife, Martha, who was then 64 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1846. According to the 1910 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were born in England. Also, according to the 1910 census, she had then been married 41 years and had given birth to 8 children, 5 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Robert is his daughter, Ida, a seamstress who was then 40 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1870. According to the 1910 census, she was born in OH, her father was born in PA, and her mother was born in England.

      Also listed with Robert is his son, Robert, an electrical repairman who was then 36 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1874. According to the 1910 census, he was born in OH, his father was born in PA, and his mother was born in England.

      Also listed with Robert is his daughter, Martha, a seamstress who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1880. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in PA, and her mother was born in England.

      Also listed with Robert is his son, Henry J., who was then without occupation and was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1889. According to the 1910 census, he was born in MO, his father was born in PA, and his mother was born in England.
    Person ID I818  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2017 

    Family Martha MARCHANT,   b. Bef 15 Jun 1845, Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1928, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 82 years) 
    Married Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sidney William BARR,   b. 24 Apr 1876, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1962, San Mateo County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. Robert Newton BARR,   b. 10 Oct 1873, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Henry J. BARR,   b. Mar 1889, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Martha BARR,   b. 2 Feb 1880, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1952, San Diego County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     5. Courtland BARR,   b. 12 Oct 1871,   d. Bef 10 Aug 1872  (Age < 0 years)  [natural]
     6. Ida BARR,   b. 29 Aug 1869, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. John BARR  [natural]
     8. Harry BARR  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2017 17:08:00 
    Family ID F1075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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