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The Ancestry of Claude Willis Barlow

From the work of Edson Barlow, Barlow of Barlow Newsletter

First Generation
Photos and news articles contributed by John F. Barlow
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Claude Willis Barlow, born August 02, 1907 in Stafford Connecticut, and died January 21, 1976 in Worcester Massachusetts

Worcester Telegram
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January 22, 1976

Dr. Claude W. Barlow, 68, retired professor of classics at Clark University, died Tuesday in The Memorial Hospital after an illness. He lived at 22 Vincent Ave.

He retired in 1972 as professor emeritus after serving on the Clark faculty since 1947 when he was named assistant professor of classics. He was promoted to associate professor in 1952 and to full professor in 1961. His special fields of study were medieval Latin and Latin manuscripts.

Prior to his association with Clark, he held teaching positions at Indiana University, Mount Holyoke College and the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Barlow was a fellow of American Academy in Rome from 1935 to 1938 and held a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1946. He was the author of numerous articles and book reviews on classical subjects which were published in professional journals. He also authored a book on the work of St. Martin of Braga.

He leaves two brothers, Milton Barlow of Newington, Conn., and Robert Barlow of Fayetteville, Ga., a niece and several nephews.

 

He was born in West Stafford, Conn., a son of George and Myrtle (Willis) Barlow.

He attended Stafford High School, Stafford Springs, Conn., and was graduated from Amherst College with an A.B. degree. He received his master's degree from Indiana University and his doctorate in philosophy from Yale University in 1935.

He served as a corporal with the U.S. Air Force from 1942 to 1945 in World War II.

He was a nationally known authority on genealogy and had written numerous pamphlets and articles for the American Society of Genealogists. He was a contributing editor to the American Genealogist magazine. As a professional genealogist, he specialized in Worcester County and Massachusetts families.

He was a former president and secretary-treasurer of the Classical Association of New England. He was a member of the New England Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, Connecticut Society of Genealogists, the Huguenot Society of Massachusetts, Descendants of Old Plimouth (sic) Colony, the Descendants of Roger Williams, Connecticut Historical Society, Vermont Historical Society, Rhode Island Historical Society, and Flagon and Trencher.

He was a member of the Second Congregational Church of West Stafford, Conn., and for many years was historian for the church.

He was a member of the American Classical League, the Architectural Institute of America and Phi Beta Kappa. At the time of his death he was adviser to Lambda Chapter, Phi Betta Kappa at Clark.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Second Congregational Church, Route 190, West Stafford. The Rev. Russell Rowland will officiate. Burial will be in West Stafford Cemetery, West Stafford.

Calling hours at Tocchetti Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., Stafford Springs, are 7 to 9 tonight.

In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to Second Congregational Church of West Stafford, in care of the Rev. Russell Rowland.

  The Gale Group      Claude Willis Barlow

Born August 2, 1907, in Stafford, CT; died in January, 1976; son of George M. (a grocer) and Myrtie E. (Willis) Barlow. Education: Amherst College, B.A., 1928; Indiana University, M.A., 1930; Yale University, Ph.D., 1935; American Academy in Rome, additional study, 1935-38. Military/Wartime Service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 1942-45; became staff sergeant. Memberships: American Philological Association, Archaeological Institute of America, Mediaeval Academy of America, Classical Association of New England (secretary-treasurer, 1953-63; president, 1968-69), Descendants of Old Plymouth Colony (president, 1966-69), Phi Betta Kappa.

  The American Genealogist - April 1976      DEATH OF CLAUDE W. BARLOW

We regret to have to announce the death by heart attack at Worcester, Mass., 21 Jan. 1976, of our valued Contributing Editor, Dr. Claude W. Barlow, F.A.S.G. He was expert on Worcester County genealogy and on Mayflower lines, having done much work on the Five-Generation project. He was professor emeritus of Classics at Clark University, a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, and a specialist, like the editor, in the field of patristics, as well as a warm personal friend. He will be much missed by his many friends and former clients. He was born at Stafford Springs, Conn., 2 Aug. 1907, so was 68 years of age at his death.

Second Generation
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George Milton Barlow was born in June 1879 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut.  He died in 1926 in Stafford, Tolland Co Connecticut. He was buried in Center Cemetery, Stafford, Tolland Co Connecticut

George married Myrtie Ella Willis in 1906. Myrtie was born in 1886 in Connecticut. She died in 1958. She was buried in Center Cemetery, Stafford, Tolland Co Connecticut

Third Generation
2.

Anson George Barlow was born on August 20, 1851 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut. He died on November 14, 1911 in Hartford, Hartford Co Connecticut. He was buried in Westford Cemetery, Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut.

He married Jennie Morse Wilson on May 15, 1878 in Willington, Tolland Co Connecticut

3.
Jennie Morse Wilson was born on February 26, 1857 in Willington, Tolland Co Connecticut. She died on October 31, 1920. She was buried in Westford Cemetery, Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut
Fourth Generation
4.

Reuben Micah Barlow was born on December 02, 1819 in Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut. He died on November 13, 1891 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut. He was buried in Westford Cemetery, Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut.

He married Eunice Sophia Snow on April 17, 1844 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut

5.
Eunice Sophia Snow was born on January 23, 1826 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut. She died on April 10, 1900 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut. She was buried in Westford Cemetery, Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut.

George M. Barlow Groceries and General Merchandise 

West Stafford Connecticut

Fifth Generation
Photo contributed by John F. Barlow
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Reuben Barlow was born on October 16, 1784 in Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut. He died on November 08, 1853 in Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut. He was buried in Bungay Cemetery, Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut.

He married Dorcas Converse on November 12, 1814 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut

9.
Dorcas Converse was born on August 18, 1793 in Union, Tolland Co Connecticut. She died on May 11, 1871 in Ashford, Windham Co Connecticut. She was buried in Bungay Cemetery, Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut.
Sixth Generation
16.

Micah Barlow was born on June 05, 1756 in Middleborough, Plymouth Co Massachusetts. He died on June 24, 1840 in Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut. He was buried in Bungay Cemetery, Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut.

He married Elizabeth Bugbee estimated 1779 in Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut

17.
Elizabeth Bugbee was born on January 02, 1748 in Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut. She died on September 14, 1826 in Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut. She was buried in Bungay Cemetery, Woodstock, Windham Co Connecticut.
Seventh Generation
32.

William Barlow was born on April 14, 1713 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts. He died about 1785 in Peru, Bennington Co Vermont.

He married Joanna Warren on October 15, 1735 in Plympton, Plymouth Co Massachusetts

33. Joanna Warren was born on March 25, 1717 in Middleborough, Plymouth Co Massachusetts.
Eighth Generation
64.

John Barlow was born about 1669 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts. He died on May 10, 1752 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts.

He married Elizabeth Dillingham in 1692 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts.

65. Elizabeth Dillingham was born estimated 1670 in Harwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts. She died on May 10, 1759 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts.
Ninth Generation
128.

George Barlow was born about 1620 in England (probably). He died in 1684 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts.

He married Jane about 1661 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts

129. Jane was born about 1622 in England (probably). She died on August 22, 1693 in Sandwich, Barnstable Co Massachusetts.

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