Joseph Barlow of Newport Kentucky

Originally published in the Barlow of Barlow Newsletter, February 1995

Margaret Shaw Gallup is descended from Joseph Barlow through his daughter Hannah and she has submitted information on that line. In addition, the Cincinnati, Ohio, Historical Society has an undated manuscript on Joseph Barlow and his son John that was prepared by Helen Bradley Lindsey of Newport, Kentucky. The following summary of the descendents of Joseph Barlow is compiled from these two sources.

Generation 1
1.

Joseph BARLOW was born in England around 1790 probably at Manchester, Lancashire, where he was married and where his first children were born.

He came to America around 1812 and settled first in Pennsylvania where he was listed with his family in the 1820 census at Kensington, Philadelphia County. He was probably also the Joseph BARLOW who was listed with his family in the 1830 census at Spring Garden, Philadelphia County.

In her manuscript Helen Lindsey noted that "Joseph BARLOW, a native of England, petitioned to become a citizen of the United States on October 12, 1829, giving full proof that he had been a resident of the United States before June 18, 1812." Between 1830 and 1840 he moved to Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky, where he was recorded in the 1840 and 1850 censuses. He and his wife were recorded with their son's family in the 1840 census and he was listed as a tavernkeeper in the 1850 census.

Joseph BARLOW died on February 6, 1857, of congestion of the lungs at age 67 at his residence, Barlow's Hotel, York and Front Streets, Newport, Kentucky. His funeral was held at 2 P.M., Saturday, February 07, 1857, at  Barlow's Hotel.

Joseph BARLOW married Alice HIGHAM on March 22, 1808, in the Collegiate and Parish Church of Christ at Manchester, England. At the time of their marriage he was recorded as a weaver at Manchester and she a spinster there. She was baptized on January 11, 1789, at Gorton Chapel, Denton, England, and was a daughter of Roger and Alice HIGHAM.

Their children were born at Manchester, England:

2. John H. BARLOW was born on January 26, 1809.
3. Hannah BARLOW was born on August 29, 1810.
 
Joseph BARLOW may have married twice. A Susan BARLOW, age 60 and born in Kentucky, was recorded with Joseph BARLOW at Newport in the 1850 census. A young man, Hamilton BARLOW, age 18 and born in Kentucky, was included in the household. No record of this marriage, the birth of Hamilton or the death of Alice (Higham) BARLOW has yet been found.
Generation 2
2.
John H. BARLOW was born on January 26, 1809, at Manchester, England, and was baptized there on February 19, 1809, in the Manchester Cathedral [Family History Library film #443329]. He came to America with his parents, lived with them in Pennsylvania and subsequently moved with them to Newport, Kentucky. He was recorded as a tavernkeeper at Newport in the 1850 census and gave his birthplace as Pennsylvania. He died on April 08, 1890, at Newport and was buried there in the Evergreen Cemetary.

John H. BARLOW married Eliza CLARK on October 05, 1834. She was born on October 15, 1811, in Kentucky and was a daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth CLARK of Virginia. She was recorded with her husband at Newport in the 1850 census. She died on May 29, 1892.

Their children were:

  Alice Higham BARLOW was born on August 13, 1835, in Kentucky, probably at Newport.
She was recorded with her parents in the 1850 census. She died on August 08, 1904.
 
Helen BARLOW was born on October 19, 1837, in Ohio, perhaps at Cincinnati which is across the river from Newport.
She was recorded with her parents in the 1850 census.
She married John Lindsey SCOGIN on October 2, 1860. He was born on May 31, 1835, and was the eldest son of Jacob B. and Maria (Lindsey) SCOGIN. He died on July 14, 1865, and she died on January 14, 1917. They had no children.
Albert Clark BARLOW was born on March 29, 1840, in Kentucky, probably at Newport. He was recorded with his parents in the 1850 census.
He married a Miss ALDEN and they had no children. He was a student at the Cincinnati Seminary and subsequently a soldier in the Civil War. In her manuscript Helen Lindsey stated that he served with the Confederate Army and that he was later prominent in the G.A.R., which doesn't seem correct. Around 1880 he moved to Duluth, Minnesota, and became general manager of the Duluth and Winnepeg Railroad. After several years he accepted a position in the Duluth city comptroller's office. He died on January 10, 1903, at Duluth.
 
3.
Hannah BARLOW was born on August 29, 1810, at Manchester, England, and was baptized there on September 10, 1810, in the Manchester Cathedral [Family History Library film #443328]. She died on September 18, 1880, at Somerville, Butler County, Ohio, and was buried in Preble County, Ohio.

Hannah BARLOW married Joseph Bradbury SHAW on March 28, 1825, at New Garden, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was born on February 26, 1799, at Uppermill, Yorkshire, England, and was a son of Joseph and Alice (Ogden) SHAW. He died on November 01, 1876, at West Alexandria, Preble County, Ohio, and was buried in Preble County.

Their children were:

  John B. SHAW was born on August 20, 1826, at West Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He died in May 1886 at Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.
  Thomas SHAW was born on December 25, 1827, at West Grove, Pennsylvania, and died on September 18, 1864, in Preble County.
He married Amy CUMMINGS on March 28, 1854, in Preble County, Ohio.
  William SHAW was born on March 1, 1829, at Baltimore, Maryland.
He married Sarah E. YOUNG on March 17, 1850, and he died in 1901 at Somerville, Ohio.
  Alice SHAW was born on December 10, 1830, at Cincinnati, Ohio.
She married Thomas SINES and she died on August 07, 1865, in Preble County.
  Joseph SHAW was born and died in 1833, at Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Unit Chandler SHAW was born on February 28, 1834, at Cincinnati, Ohio.
He married Emily ALEXANDER in 1859 and he died on October 3, 1905, at Fall Creek, Hamilton County, Indiana.
  Hannah H. SHAW was born on February 23, 1837, at Middletown, Butler County, Ohio.
She married Aylett Raines MEREDITH on February 12, 1857, and she died on August 27, 1904, at Dayton, Ohio.
  Elizabeth SHAW was born on May 16, 1839, in Preble County,Ohio, and she died there on August 20, 1859.
  Mary SHAW was born on April 19, 1841, in Preble County, Ohio.
She married Robert Breckenridge MARQUIS on October 29, 1868, and she died on September 3, 1906, at Dayton, Ohio.
  Joseph Barlow SHAW was born on March 26, 1843, and died on January 31, 1845, in Preble County, Ohio.
  Quincy Adams SHAW was born on January 03, 1845, in Preble County, Ohio.
He married Amanda Kellogg HUNT on November 07, 1867, and he died on November 07, 1867, in Iowa.
  Albert Barlow SHAW was born on April 17, 1847, in Preble County, Ohio.
He married Louisa BUCHANAN on July 06, 1871, and he died on August 13, 1926, at Bonesteel, South Dakota.
  George Albion SHAW was born on October 04,1849, at Eaton, Preble County, Ohio.
He married Carrie Baumgardener HALL on December 24, 1879, and he died on February 26, 1921, at Perris, California.
  Horace Greeley SHAW was born on November 19, 1851, in Preble County, Ohio.
He married Helen BAKER on June 27, 1876, and he died on August 13, 1929.
  Ida Helen SHAW was born on August 26, 1855, in Preble County, Ohio.
She married Benjamin BEANE on November 05, 1879, and she died on July 24, 1893.
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