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Mellen Barrows

Mellen Barrows

Male 1786 - 1887  (101 years)

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  • Name Mellen Barrows 
    Born 28 Feb 1786  Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Oct 1887  McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried McDonough Villiage Union Cemetery, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27129  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2015 

    Father Jeremiah Barrus or Barrows,   b. 17 Oct 1756, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1850, Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Prudence Shafter 
    Married 4 Dec 1783 
    Family ID F13932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Whipple,   b. 2 Sep 1794, Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1868, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1810 
    Children 
     1. Lavina Barrows,   b. 1811,   d. 3 Jan 1899, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Harrison Barrows,   b. 1812, , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896, of, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Elhanon Winchester Barrows,   b. 7 Mar 1814, Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1881, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Elmira Barrows,   b. 1817,   d. 10 Jan 1875  (Age 58 years)
     5. Louisa Barrows,   b. 1820, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890  (Age 70 years)
    +6. Lorenzo M. Barrows,   b. Abt 1818, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1864, of, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    +7. Orlando Emmett Barrows,   b. 24 Jul 1822, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1884, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     8. Lucy Barrows,   b. 1824,   d. 1876, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +9. Samuel Jones Barrows,   b. Abt 1825, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Harriet Barrows,   b. 1828, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859  (Age 31 years)
     11. Fidelia M. Barrows,   b. 1834, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1867, McDonough, Chenango, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Family ID F13924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1786 - Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Oct 1887 - McDonough, Chenango, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - McDonough Villiage Union Cemetery, McDonough, Chenango, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: William Bassett, History of the Town of Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire (Boston: C.W. Calkins, 1884), p. 525. Gives name Mellon Barrus.

      !SOURCE: Email from Beverly Huckins (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 17 May 2006. Quotes from Daniel Wager, Our County and Its People, Part II, Biography of Oneida County, NY (1896):
      Nathaniel Whipple who came to Richmond, NH from Cumberland RI in 1767. His grgrandaughter Lucy Whipple (dau of Ichobod and Chloe Kempton Whipple) m Mellen Barrows, son of Jeremiah Barrows. Lucy and Mellen had a son Samuel Jones Barrows who was a lawyer in Utica NY from 1848 on and married twice, second wife being Isabella Grace Gourley, dau of John Gourley of Ogdenburg, NY (Mrs. Isabella Lowery married name). Mellen was born 2.28.1786, grew up in Richmond NH, and moved to Chenango are of NY where he died 1897. Lucy Whipple Barrows died there also in 1875.


      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 14 Jun 2006. Cites Wager, Daniel. Our County and Its People, Part II: Biography, 1896. Gives birth 29 Feb 1786 in Warwick, Franklin, MA, death 31 Oct 1887 in McDonough, Chenango, New York. Also cites the following:
      • Sept. 16, 1850 Census, McDonough, Chenango, NY, p.117
        • Barrows, Millen 65 cooper {abt 1785}
        • Barrows, Lucy 58 b. NH {abt 1798}
        • Barrows, Harriet 21 b. NY {abt 1829}
        • Barrows, Fidelia 16 b. NY {abt 1834}
      • June 21, 1860 Census, McDonough, Chenango, NY, p.470
        • Barrows, Mellin 75 b. MA, farmer
        • Barrows, Lucy 66 b. NH, domestic
        • Barrows, Louisa 40 b. NY, domestic
        • Barrows, Fidelia M. 26 b. NY, school teacher
      • August 8, 1870 Census, McDonough, Chenango, NY, p.193
        • Barrows, Mellin 84 b. MA, farmer
        • Barrows, Louisa 51 b. NY keeps house


      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Lucy Whipple," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2015. Confirms information submitted previously.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 1 Sep 2015. Cites Find a Grave website.


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