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Chester Wilburn  Barr

Chester Wilburn Barr

Male 1883 - 1964  (80 years)

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  • Name Chester Wilburn Barr  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Nickname Chess 
    Born 19 Feb 1883  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are from Texas Death Certificate and Social Security Death Index; Probably born in Cross Plains, Callahan County according to family.
    Gender Male 
    Census Jun 1900  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precincts 3 and 6: Indexed Chester W., 17 born Feb 1883 Texas. Living w/older brother John A., 24, farmer, married one year to Sarah F., 21; Infant of John and Sarah, age 5 mos.; brother Sam C., 22; father Edmond J., 48, widower; brother Pink, 14 & brother Jas., 8.  
    Census 1910  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Chess W., 27; living with wife Minnie V., 27 and daugther Velma G., 3; has been married 5 years; Indexed as farmer and owns farm.  
    Residence 12 Sept 1918  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War I Draft Registration Card: Indexed as Chess Wilborn Barr, resident of Cross Plains, age 35 born 19 Feb 1882; natural born citizen, white; self-employed farmer; He lists his wife Mrs. minnie V. Barr of Cross Plains as his next of kin; He describes himself as being tall with a slender build; light blue eyes with light brown hair 
    Chester Wilburn Barr
    Chester Wilburn Barr
    World War I Draft Registration Card
    Census 1920  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Chester W., 36 who is a house carpenter; Living with wife, Minnie, 37; Children in the home are Velma, 13; Ilamae, 7; Wilburn, 4; and Ruth, 1. 
    Census 1930  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 6: Indexed Chess W., 47- employed by U.S. Government as Post Master; Living w/wife Minnie V., age 47; Children: Velma J., 23 - clerk at the post office; Ila M., 17; Chess W. 14; Ruth L., 11 and Doris J., 7; Owns own home and radio.  
    Census 1940  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Chess Barr, age 57 born abt 1883 in Texas; male, white, married, head of house; lived in same place in 1935; Sheet 7A, Household No. 164; living with wife Minnie, age 57 and youngest daughter Dorris Jean Barr, age 17; the family owns their own home which is worth $3,000; has had one year of high school; he is a bakerman at a bake shop 
    Occupation Chess Barr was postmaster at Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas; owned a bakery; and was also a carpenter.  
    Social Security Data Indexed as Chess Barr; 461-62-8824; Last residence: Texas; 19 Feb 1883; Feb 1964; Issued Texas (1956) 
    Died 13 Feb 1964  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location provided by Texas Death Certificate; confirmed by headstone. Hendrix Memorial Hospital; Acute Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis.
    Chester Wilburn Barr
    Chester Wilburn Barr
    Death Certificate
    Buried 15 Feb 1964  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cross Plains Cemetery; Date and location provided by Texas Death Certificate.
    Chester Wilburn Barr
    Chester Wilburn Barr
    Headstone - shares as stone with wife Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood
    Person ID P2728  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, West Family Branch
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2012 

    Father Edmond Jackson Barr,   b. 6 Apr 1852, Logan County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1911, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ann Arrowood,   b. 13 Jan 1852, Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sept 1895, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Family ID F2324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood,   b. 31 Oct 1882, Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1970, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1904  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are from obituary.
    Children 
    +1. Velma Genevieve Barr,   b. 30 Oct 1906 , Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1989, Comanche, Comanche County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Lucile Barr,   b. 1 Mar 1909, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1909, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Ila Mae Barr,   b. 19 Jun 1912, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1980, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Chess Wilburn Barr, Jr.,   b. 9 Nov 1915, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1971, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +5. Ruth Louise Barr,   b. 24 Sep 1918, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 2003, Graham, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +6. D.J. Barr
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2011 14:18:50 
    Family ID F2250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Feb 1883 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precincts 3 and 6: Indexed Chester W., 17 born Feb 1883 Texas. Living w/older brother John A., 24, farmer, married one year to Sarah F., 21; Infant of John and Sarah, age 5 mos.; brother Sam C., 22; father Edmond J., 48, widower; brother Pink, 14 & brother Jas., 8. - Jun 1900 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Aug 1904 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Chess W., 27; living with wife Minnie V., 27 and daugther Velma G., 3; has been married 5 years; Indexed as farmer and owns farm. - 1910 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - World War I Draft Registration Card: Indexed as Chess Wilborn Barr, resident of Cross Plains, age 35 born 19 Feb 1882; natural born citizen, white; self-employed farmer; He lists his wife Mrs. minnie V. Barr of Cross Plains as his next of kin; He describes himself as being tall with a slender build; light blue eyes with light brown hair - 12 Sept 1918 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Chester W., 36 who is a house carpenter; Living with wife, Minnie, 37; Children in the home are Velma, 13; Ilamae, 7; Wilburn, 4; and Ruth, 1. - 1920 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 6: Indexed Chess W., 47- employed by U.S. Government as Post Master; Living w/wife Minnie V., age 47; Children: Velma J., 23 - clerk at the post office; Ila M., 17; Chess W. 14; Ruth L., 11 and Doris J., 7; Owns own home and radio. - 1930 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Chess Barr, age 57 born abt 1883 in Texas; male, white, married, head of house; lived in same place in 1935; Sheet 7A, Household No. 164; living with wife Minnie, age 57 and youngest daughter Dorris Jean Barr, age 17; the family owns their own home which is worth $3,000; has had one year of high school; he is a bakerman at a bake shop - 1940 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1964 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Feb 1964 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Barr Family History
    Barr Family History
    Excerpt from: I Remember Callahan-History of Callahan County, Texas - sponsored by The Callahan County Historical Commission

  • Sources 
    1. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: .
      Birth date: Feb 1883 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Justice Precincts 3 & 6, Callahan, Texas

    2. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Year: 1910; Census Place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T624_1534; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 17; Image: 1134.
      Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas

    3. [S2625333136] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Admi), Source Citation: Registration Location: Callahan County, Texas; Roll: 1952398; Draft Board: 0.

    4. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T625_1783; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 815.
      Birth date: abt 1884 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1920 Residence place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas

    5. [S2626335774] 1930 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas; Roll: 2304; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 327.0.
      Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Tennessee Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas

    6. [S4273286779] 1940 United States Federal Census , (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T627_3997; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 30-9.

    7. [S4273286790] I Remember Callahan - History of Callahan County, Texas, The Callahan County Historical Commission, Mrs. John Berry, President, (Western Publications; Stillwater, Oklahoma), Editor: Hicks A. Turner.

    8. [S2624639133] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.Original data: Texas Department of).
      Death date: 13 Feb 1964 Death place: Taylor, Texas

    9. [S2624729542] Social Security Death Index, (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security), Source Citation: Number: 461-62-8824; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: 1956.