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RICHARD "DICK" BARR AND
CATHERINE HOLMES-BARR FAMILY


Barr Lineage: Richard is son of Thomas J. Barr

Thanks very much to Cathy Summers for sharing the photograph!


Richard "Dick" Barr was born a Taurus on May 15th, 1857 in Burlington, IA to Thomas J. Barr and Mary Grant-Barr, the same day as Williamina Fleming, Scottish astronomer. James Buchanan had just succeeded Franklin Pierce as US President.

Catherine Holmes was born October 24th, 1859, the year the Pike's Peak Gold Rush begins in Western Kansas Territory. (The gold rush lasted until approximately the time the area officially became Colorado Territory in 1861.)


Pike's Peak

Richard and Catherine married on March 5th, 1889, and had seven children.

Richard died November 11th, 1935 in Shackelford, MO. Catherine died May 30th, 1938 in Shackelford, MO. The two are buried in Mount St. Mary's Cemetary in Shackelford, MO.

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CHILDREN:

Mary Barr b. 6/12/1890 Shackelford, MO. d. 4/15/1977 Fitzgibbon Hospital Marshall, MO.
m. Leo Charles Brzuchalski on 11/11/1919 in Shackelford, MO. b. 12/04/1888 Cooper County, MO. d. 4/04/1974 Mar-Saline Manor, Marshall, MO. Both are buried in Ridge Park Cemetary, Marshall, MO.
Two children Leo Brzuchalski Jr. and Richard Brzuchalski

Edna Barr b. circa 1890-91. d. 1895. Buried in Mount St. Mary's Cemetary in Shackelford, MO.

Bridget Elizabeth Barr b. 2/27/1892. d. 8/01/1959.
m. Morris Francis Summers on 1/09/1917. b. 10/09/1891. d. 8/19/1962. Both are buried in Mount St. Mary's Cemetary in Shackelford, MO.
Five Children: Michael Francis Summers, Richard Barr "Rich" Summers, Catherine Louise Summers (aka "Sister Mary Francene Summers RSM), Monsignor Robert Emmett Summers, and James William Summers.

Rose Ann "Rosa" Barr b. 3/18/1894. d. 2/13/1994. never married.

Thomas Joseph Barr b. 3/19/1897 Shackelford, MO. d. 8/15/1976 Fitzgibbon Hospital Marshall, MO.
m. Viola Marguerite Pittman on 10/22/1924 in Shackelford, MO. b. 6/08/1901 Saline County, MO. d. 2/01/1933 Saline County, MO. Both are buried in Ridge Park Cemetary, Marshall, MO.
Three children: Joe Barr m. Margaret Kopp, Tommy Barr, and Catherine Barr m. Bernard Gleissner.

Holmes Barr b. 12/19/1899 Shackelford, MO. d. 6/21/1975 Shackelford, MO. m. Hazel Huff b. 11/05/1904. d. 11/08/1990. Both are buried in Mount St. Mary's Cemetary in Shackelford, MO.
(Hazel previous marriage to Mr. Prather. They had a daughter June Prather who graduated from Mercy Academy in Marshall, MO, married Rex Gordon, and had four children: Pam [deceased], Bob, Bonnie Sue [m. Mr Womble], and Cherry).

Edna Catherine Barr b. 11/02/1902 Shackelford, MO. d. 7/19/1987 at Fitzgibbon Hospital, Marshall, MO. Buried in Mount St. Mary's Cemetary in Shackelford, MO.


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