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John Joseph Barrow

John Joseph Barrow was born in Dalton, Furness, England, in 1864. He was a member of the Church of England. As a schoolboy, he received a citation from Queen Victoria for his penmanship. He married Dorothy Alice Wearing, of Kirby, Furness, England, in 1889. Ine 1891, they emigrated to the United States, and came to Ironwood, Michigan. They became citizens of the United States.

The family left Ironwood, and moved to Iowa, living for short periods in Lucas, Hynes, Ogden, and then moving to Madrid in 1911.

Mr. Barrow worked in the coal mines, and for the railroad. Seven children were born to the couple: William, 1890-1946; Robert, 1892-1951; Anna (Luther), 1896-1954; Charles, 1898-1975; Edward, 1900-1966; John, 1902-1925; and Fern, 1914 (died at 7 months).

John J. ("Jack") Barrow passed away in 1951, and is buried at Fairview Cemetery. His wife, Dorothy, was born in England in 1867, and died in Madrid in 1919. She is also buried at Fairview Cemetery.

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