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Chauncy L. Barlow

From the research of Edson Barlow

Chauncey L. Barlow, Jo-496, (EDMUND W.7, JOHN6, JABEZ5, SAMUEL4, JOHN3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born in 1826 in Ohio [C1850], probably at Darby Township, Madison County, Ohio, and was a son of Edmund W. and Polly C. (Lawrence) Barlow, Jo-173. He was a cabinetmaker and was recorded at Pleasant Valley, Madison County, Ohio, in the 1850 census. He died around 1893.

Chauncey L. Barlow served in the Civil War. He entered the service on August 11, 1862, at age 36, and served as a First Lieutenant in Company B of the 121st Ohio Infantry Regiment. He resigned on January 07, 1863, with a disablity. He filed for a pension on November 15, 1888, and subsequently received it. After he died his widow Martha Barlow filed for a pension on June 19, 1893, and subsequently received it.

Chauncey L. Barlow sold his property at Plain City, Madison County, Ohio, around 1880. He became a United Brethren minister and moved to Marion and Richland Counties, Ohio.

Chauncey L. Barlow married first Mary (Polly) Taylor on March 21 or 31, 1847, in Union County, Ohio [IGI]. She was born on May 24, 1830, in Ohio [GR,C1850], and was a daughter of Levi and Margaret (Low) Taylor. She died on November 11, 1854, at age 24 years 5 months 18 days [GR] and was buried in the Darby Township Cemetery. 

Their children were:

Levi Barlow was born on November 19, 1849 [GR], probably at Plain City, Ohio. He died on November 31, 1849, at age 12 days [GR] and was buried in the Darby Township Cemetery.
Clarinda Barlow was born on May 31, 1854 [GR], probably at Plain City, Ohio. She died on November 3, 1854, at age 5 months 3 days [GR] and was buried in the Darby Township Cemetery.

Chauncey L. Barlow married second Martha Jones on July 26, 1855, in Delaware County, Ohio [IGI]. 

Their children were:

Mary V. Barlow was born on September 11, 1857 [GR], probably at Plain City, Ohio. She died on January 16, 1858, at age 4 months 5 days [GR] and was buried in the Darby Township Cemetery.
Shauck E. Barlow was born on February 1, 1861, at Ganges, Marion County, Ohio.
Elonson Barlow was perhaps born on June 1, 1869, in Morrow County, Ohio [IGI].
Lulu A. Barlow. She married A. N. Woodruff on August 29, 1881, in Seneca County, Ohio [IGI].
E. C. L. Barlow was perhaps born on April 22, 1870, in Monroe County, Ohio [IGI].

Shauck E. Barlow, and The Huber Company

Contributed by John F. Barlow

SHAUCK E. BARLOW, president and treasurer of The Huber Manufacturing Company, is one of Marion's self-made men. He was born in Ganges, Richland County, Ohio, February 01, 1861. and is a son of Rev. Chauncey L. and Martha (Jones) Barlow, the former a United Brethren minister. Besides the subject of this sketch there were three children, in the parental family, namely Elonson D. Barlow, deceased-, Lulu A., wife of A. N. Woodruff; and E.C.L. Barlow.

Mr. Barlow secured his early education in the common schools and graduated from the Cardington High School. Afterwards he attended Otterbein University at Westerville for one year and then spent one year in Fostoria Academy. From Fostoria he came to Marion in the summer of 1881 and entered the employ of The Huber Manufacturing Company as a painter. In the fall of the same year he entered the repair shipping department of the company and soon after became bookkeeper. So faithful and attentive was he in the discharge of his duties that when M. W. Haines resigned as treasurer of the company in August, 1883. Mr. Barlow was appointed by the board of directors to fill the unexpired term. In January following he was regularly elected a director and treasurer of the company, which position he has ever since held. Throughout this period of nearly 24 years, Mr. Barlow has had the immediate supervision of the finances of the company, and much of its remarkable growth and business success has been due to his ability and foresight. When Mr. Huber died in 1904, many thought that no one could be found who would successfully head the company. All agreed that a man of ability and experience was necessary to meet. the requirements of the position. Mr. Barlow possessed both and so he was regularly elected in January, 1905, to succeed Mr. Huber in the presidency of the company. He is now both president and treasurer of the company, Whose continued growth and prosperity stand as an evidence of his worth.

On September 8, 1888, Mr. Barlow was married to Elizabeth Harsh. of Fostoria, Ohio. They reside at their beautiful modern home on East Center street, Marion. 

 

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