W. H. BARR
Hutchinson Barr was born Oct. 9, 1847 in Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania. His
ancestors migrated from Donegal Co., Ireland about 1790. His
schooling in Pennsylvania included two years in the seminary. He
came to Stevenson Co., Illinois from Penn. when he was a young man.
While in Illinois he married Jane Elizabeth Martin, on Oct. 29, 1869.
She was also born in Penn., on Aug. 21, 1843. They came to settle in Pilot
Grove Twp., Section 13, in 1873 on the farm presently owned by W. G.
McClain. He farmed 80 acres of land and was well stocked with
horses, cattle, hogs, etc. Mr. and Mrs. Barr were both members of
the Presbyterian Church. They had six children, the first two of
which were born in Illinois.
1. James R., b. Aug.
25, 1870; d. about 1934.
2. William R., b.
May 15, 1872; d. Aug. 19, 1891.
3. Minerva Ann Barr
Milledge, b. June 19, 1875; d. Aug. 7, 1943.
4. Grace Elizabeth
Barr Barker, b. Oct. 27, 1877; d. Mar. 26, 1979.
Davis Barr, b. Aug. 19, 1880; d. 16 Feb. 1940.
Martin Barr, b. Aug. 22, 1883; d. April 27, 1968.
Jane Martin Barr died March 28, 1913 and William Barr died
in Colorado, May 3, 1923.