Barren County Deaths
Courtesy Barren’s Black Roots Volume 1,
Michelle Gorin Burris,
Gorin Genealogical Publishing,
Feb 1992. Taken from physicians reports,
newspapers, funeral homes and scrapbooks.
George: age 36, died 29 Sept
1911. Son of Jake and Ann Howard Alexander.
Mary Bittie. Widow, born VA,
age 60, died 14 Aug 1912. Burial Odd Fellows
Orbis: 1 year and 1 month.
Child of Odie and R G. Died of bronchitis 18
Attending physician Dr Durrett. Burial Barlow Cemetery.
Sherman: Single, porter, age
17 years, 6 months and 11 days. Died of
Fever 24 Apr 1912. Son of
Adie and R G Alexander. Attending
Dr. Durrett. Burial Barlow Cemetery.
Press: Died 9 August 1919,
Infant: Child of Annie. Died
23 Nov 1918, stillborn. Wilson Graveyard.
Lou Allis. Died 25 May 1904.
Parents: Henry and Cornelia Barlow
Unknown. Died 2 Sept 1918,
Fannie. Died 20 Dec 1905 of
septicemnia. Age 19, died at Rocky Hill,
attended by Dr. J. C. Jordan, reported
by J. A. Murray.
Granville: of Beckton, age
63, died 19 June 1912. Burial Old Rocky
Netie: Daughter of Grand and
Jane Wells Breents. Died of hives 19 May
1913. Burial Oak Grove.
Elizabeth: Died 27 Apr 1919,
age 28, married. Daughter of John Twyman and
Carrie Myers Twyman. Burial Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Felix Grundy: Married, age 75
years, 10 months, 23 days. Died 22 July
1913, son of Melie Baker. Services and
burial at homeplace.
Ella: Age 30, died of TB 7
May 1912, daughter of George and Sarah Page
Camp. Burial family cemetery.
Sarah Janes/Jones: Age 75,
widow, died of pneumonia 3 Feb 1912.
Services at home, burial family cemetery.
Lee: Died 14 July 1904, age
47. Resided Glasgow.
Loyal: Single, age 23, died
20 June 1912, son of John and Ritter Howard
Hattie: Died 15 June 1904,
age 25, residence Haywood, daughter of
William and Bell Edmunds
J C. Died 16 May 1921 Oil
City, age 8 months. Oak Grove Cemetery.
Parents: Will and Mary Will Landers
No First Name Shown, died 16
Aug 1906 of tubercular pernitistis. Female, age 12, mulatto, died near Hiseville. Daughter of Genie
Crenshaw. Dr. Jno. B. White attended.
George Ann: Died 12 May 1904,
56 years old. Daughter of Bill and Rose
Baker Gillock. Buried Oddfellows
Samuel Wiley: Farmer, age 87,
drowned 22 May 1911. Son of Archie and Caroline Crenshaw of VA.
Burial Blue Spring Cemetery.
Milan: Died 17 May 1921, age
4 months. Mother: Emma Milam.
Mrs. Catherine. Died 8 Dec
1902, cause unknown. Age about 75, Dr J. H. Edwards of Rocky Hill KY
Steve: Age 60, Glasgow, died
29 Dec 1911
Mrs. Joe: Of near Glasgow,
died 12 Aug 1910, burial Oak Grove Cemetery.
William Adolphus: Died 17
June 1921, born 8 Apr 1921. Son of Corbet
and Eula Alexander Depp, burial Odd
Frank. Died 12 June 1904, 46
years old, son of Sam Dickinson. Pneumonia.
Charlie: Died 8 Nov 1918 near
Coral Hill, age 70. Son of John and Sarah
Jones Duff. Services and burial Glasgow
Cemetery (Odd Fellows).
Jane: Wife of Frank, died 20
Dec 1911, daughter of Henry and Julia
Preston Munfort. Burial Barlow Cemetery.
Fanny, Of Haywood, age 40
years and 1 month, daughter of George
Duncan. Attending physician: Dr. J.
S. Durrett, burial Oak Grove.
Jack: Died 8 June 1904,
resided County house.
Jennie: Died 13 Feb 1919, age
65, widow, burial Wilson Cemetery
Jim: Died 25 Nov 1918, burial
Louvenia: Single, age 13
years, 2 months, 6 days. Died of TB 19 May
1912. Daughter of William and Louvia Bishop Everett.
Physician: Dr. J. S.
Leech. Burial Knob Road Cemetery (Odd
Sallie: Age 35, wife of Boon.
Died of abortion 31 May 1911. Daughter of
and Emaline Goodpaster
James. Services and burial
Oak Grove Church
FARRIS, Henry. Died 6 Aug 1903
typhoid fever. 24, single, loafer, born Cave
City. Son of Clem and Mollie Wilson
Farris who were both born in
Barren Co. Dr. Jno. B. White.
Bettie. Widow, age 56 years
and 17 days. Died 24 Oct 1912. Daughter of Dick and Bettie Button Bush.
America: Died 3 Aug 1918, age
72, burial Poplar Grove Cemetery.
Tommie. Age 9, died 3 Dec
1918 at Coral Hill. Burial Pleasant Union.
Amos: Age 30, died 4 Sept
Mark: Single, farmer, age 15
years and 18 days. Born Barren Co., resided
at Route 5, Glasgow. Burial Lick
Branch. Son of Will
and Florence Franklin
Glover, both born KY. Died 19July 1923 of
appendicitis; Dr. C. W. Froedge attending.
America: Widow, residing
Bowling Green. Died 11 July 1910, buried 2
miles northeast of Glasgow.
Angus: Age 12, daughter of L
D. Died 30 June 1910. Physician: Dr Duerett
and Dr. Porter. Buried at home.
Wood: Died 28l June 1920, age
65, buried Harlow Cemetery.
Thomas: Died 5 Nov 1912 at
Ed: Died 8 June 1902 of TB,
age 23. Dr J H Edwards of Rocky Hill.
Elijah. Single, farmer, age
19. Born 29 Apr 1909; died 21 Dec 1927 of
typhoid Fever. Dr. W G Depp,
Burial Taylor Comer
cemetery, Eighty-Eight KY. Son of Walter and
Hattie Curkpachere? Huffman, both born KY.
Hulda: Age 55, died 3 Oct
Sallie: Age 49, daughter of
Harry & Hulda Hunter. Died 20 Aug 1912,
buried Knob Road Cemetery, ½ mile from
Glasgow. (Odd Fellows).
Sarah Ann: Died 30 Aug 1921,
age 75. Allen Graveyard. Charged to Chas.
Gossom and Noah Mansfield.
Trannie: Died 29 May 1919
near Oil City, age 22. Daughter of Chas and
Flora Tisdale Hurendon. Buried
Fred: Died 3 July 1920, age
17. Resided Bruce. Son of Walker and Bell
Baker Johnson, burial Oak Grove
Robert: Of Glasgow, died of
pneumonia 24 Oct 1910.
Amanda: Age 6 years. Born
Barren Co, died 24 Dec 1852 of inflammation
of the bowels. Owned by John Kin heirs.
Levi: Died 13 July 1904, age
40, barber. Burial Glasgow Cemetery (Odd
Child. Died 1 July 1921 Oil
City. Father: Willis Martin, burial Wilson
Sol (Mrs): Died 13 Aug 1910
Willie: Died 3 June 1904, age
18 months. Parents: Willis and Fannie
Florida: Cook, single, died
23 Dec 1912. Daughter of John Matthews. Dr.
J S. Durrett attending physician.
Services at 1st Baptist
burial Barlow Cemetery.
Joseph: Born 1 May 1847
Glasgow, married Ellen ___ in 1868 (she died prior to 4 May 1898). He
died 12 Mar 1930 in Glasgow. Born a
the former property of Frank McMillan.
Emily: Single, age 70, died
10 Nov 1911, burial Wilson Cemetery.
Mattie: Died 27 Oct 1918 of
the flu, near Temple Hill, burial Roseville
Unknown: Died 4 June 1904 of
measles. Resided Bon Ayr.
Rev. Peter: Died 1 Sept 1900
Glasgow of old age. Age 82, born VA.
Married. Dr J. S. Durrett.
Fannie: age 65, daughter of G
Meyrs. Died 3 Jan 1913, burial Trigg Farm.
Julia Ann: Died 4 June 1904,
residence near Glasgow.
Lynda: Died 22 May 1917, age
36, resided near Temple Hill. Married,
daughter of Henry and Rachel Wilkerson
Lewis. Interment at Poplar Grove.
John Talbert: Son of Amanda
and William Palmer [sic]. Died 28 May 1911 with burial Wilson Cemetery.
John: Died 11 Dec 1900 at
Rocky Hill KY. Pneumonia, 59 years old,
widower, Farmer, born Rocky Hill. Dr.
J S Durrett.
Robert: Married, age 77,
resided 2 ½ miles north of Glasgow. Died of
dropsy 5 September 1919, born Barren Co.
Buried Odd Fellows Cemetery.
Delia: Of 5 miles south of
Glasgow. Age 11 years and 11 months, 19
days. Died of TB 4 Dec 1912. Daughter of
Frank and Sallie
Davidson Preston. Dr. J. M.
Taylor, Burial Oak Grove Cemetery.
Willie: Buried Oak Grove
Cemetery, age 3 months, born Jan 1919, died
3 Apr 1919.
Page: Died 1 Apr 1920 of TB,
age 18. Son of John. Interred Poplar Grove
Nina: Age 22, daughter John
and Rachel Ellis Ralston. Died of
consumption 23 Oct 1910. Lived near
Haywood. Burial Oak Grove Cemetery.
Frank: Farmer, age 60, died
of heart trouble 12 June 1912.
Delia: Died 24 May 1919, age
Burnett: Died 19 Mar 1918
pneumonia. Age 41, married. Son of Bet and
Susie Ralston Hatfield. Burial Oak
Melvin: Child of Hiram and
Mary Murphy Scott. Burial Odd Fellows
Patsy: Age 50, widow,
daughter Charity Barlow. Died 27 June 1911,
burial public Graveyard (likely County
Mrs. John: Died 6 May 1904,
Mattie: Died 27 Feb 1918, age
36. Daughter of George Jones who was born in
TN and an Alexander who was born in
Mrs. Dolph: Died 9 July 1917,
resided near Bristletown.
Uncle Israel Putnam: Oldest
man in America, died near Glasgow 11 Dec
1909, age 120. Not only the oldest
man in KY but in America. Came
to Kentucky at age of 20; exact
age not known but insists he was born in
1798 and has a son 80 years of age. He
lived alone in a small cabin and raised a
truck patch. Another article stated that in 1910
when he was 119 years old. Lived in Barren
County. Was a former slave. Lives near
Jenny in the northwest part of the county.
Claims he was 9
old when Washington died.
Washington: Age 77, farmer,
born Barren Co, died 4 Dec 1911, son of
Lou Belle: Died 17 Nov 1918,
age 11 years of pneumonia. Buried Crenshaw
Robert: Farmer, age 73, died
9 Dec 1912.
Smith: Died 4 Sept 1919
Haywood; born 23 Mar, aged 70. Son of
William Murrell? Buried Oak Grove Cemetery.
Alfred: Died 23 July 1900 in
Glasgow of cholera. Widower, farmer, born
Haywood. Dr. J S Durrette, attending
Baby: Died 20 Feb 1903 of
pneumonia, 4 months old. Parents: Reubin and
Mary Parrish Whitney. Dr. Jno. B.
White, attending physician.
Henry: Single, age 37 years
and 6 days. Died Haywood of TB 6 Jan 1912.
George and Millie Ellis
Whitney. Dr. R. H. Porter
burial Oak Grove.
Lizzie: Died 23 May 1904,
married, age 30, consumption. Daughter of
Mosie and Amanda Twyman, burial
Pleasant Union Cemetery.
Lou: Age 19 yers, 2 months
and 14 days. Died of meningitis 28 Apr 1911. Daughter of Millie & George
Whitney. A T Botts,
Samuel: Born 11 Aug 1847 near
Lucas, married 19 Mar 1925 Annie May Shipley. Glasgow. Died 19
May 1928 Glasgow. Born a slave,
property of Octavious Whitney who was a grandson
of Martin Button.
Vina: Died 19 Aug 1918, age 4
Clarence: Died 16 Feb 1906 of
a blow on the head from a falling limb,
burst Skull. Age 24, farmer,
married, died near Hiseville.
Dr. Jno. B.
John: Died 20 Oct 1918
Glasgow of the flu. Age 20, buried home
Charles: Died 6 May 1904 of
small box (smallpox), age 17 years. Mother
was Fannie Wright.
Fannie: Single, age 45, died
of TB 29 Feb 1912, daughter of Felix.
Mary: Age 19, died of TB 17