Tombstone Tuesday ~ James William Barrett

James Barrett, Sevier County Arkansas

James William Barrett was born about 1838  in Davidson County North Carolina to Jonathan H and Abigail Willis Barrett, both also of North Carolina.
On February 17, 1870 he married Martha C Hopper,  sister to Ulysis, who married his brother John Franklin Barrett.  Ulysis & Martha were born in South Carolina to Charles G & Mary Wilson Hopper.
James and Martha were married in Dyer County Tennessee, and they resided there until at least 1878 when their daughter Clementine was born.  Between 1870-1880 they removed to Sevier County Arkansas where they resided until their deaths.
James and Martha were the parents of  eight children: Bobby, Mary Jane, Anna, Clementine, Jim, Barbara, Modean and Bessie.
James is buried in Brownstown Cemetery , Sevier County Arkansas.

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  1. Fantastic post. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Interesting names - Clementine, Modean.....

    Thanks for sharing on Taphophile Tragics! :)

  3. I have seen Taphophile Tragics mentioned somewhere before. Is that the meme? This is a very interesting tombstone. Are you related to any of these?