Indiana McCaslins

Mabel and Ralph Barr

Ralph Heywood BarrAge: 89 years18861975

Name
Ralph Heywood Barr
Birth July 25, 1886 34 19
Birth of a brotherLaurence Barr
about 1889 (Age 2 years)

Source: S3861
Birth of a sisterHelen A Barr
January 1891 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherLaurence Barr
March 11, 1891 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMarjorie A Barr
July 15, 1897 (Age 10 years)
Census 1900 (Age 13 years)
Census 1905 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas Barr
February 10, 1907 (Age 20 years)
Census 1910 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge W Barr
August 11, 1917 (Age 31 years)
Note: Death Certificate 23925
Census 1920 (Age 33 years)
Note: Berkeley Precinct No. 132, 1928, Roll 26, Image 532
Census 1930 (Age 43 years)
Note: Oakland Precinct No. 193, 1930, Roll 30, Image 1635
Birth of a son
#1
Robert Heywood Barr
June 2, 1931 (Age 44 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1940 (Age 53 years)
Emigration June 21, 1950 (Age 63 years)
Immigration July 18, 1950 (Age 63 years)
Emigration July 27, 1951 (Age 65 years)
Immigration July 27, 1951 (Age 65 years)
Death of a motherMabel Harris Burney
June 13, 1957 (Age 70 years)
Note: California death index
Death November 26, 1975 (Age 89 years)
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mother
Marriage: about 1885
19 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
7 years
younger sister
Marjorie A Barr
Birth: July 15, 1897 45 30Lake Geneva, Walworth, Wisconsin
Death: February 1, 1982, San Mateo, California
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himself
wife
daughter
Private
son
Robert Heywood Barr
Birth: June 2, 1931 44 33, Alameda, California
Death: July 1, 2004Tracy, San Joaquin, California
son
Private

Census
Berkeley Precinct No. 132, 1928, Roll 26, Image 532
Census
Oakland Precinct No. 193, 1930, Roll 30, Image 1635
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Lake Geneva, Walworth, Wisconsin,48-year-old Illinois-born carpenter George W and his 33-year-old Massachusetts-born wife Mabel [Burney] Barr have been married 14 years and have had four children, three are living. These three are 13-year-old Nebraska-born Ralph H, 9-year-old Illinois-born Helen A, and 2-year-old Wisconsin-born Marjorie A. The family is living in a house at 1118 Wisconsin which George owns, but with a mortgage. Ralph and Helen have attended school nine months of the past year. George, Mabel and Ralph can read, write and speak English. George's father was born in Scotland and his mother in England, Mabel's father was born in England and her mother in Massachusetts, and the children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Massachusetts. In the 1905 Wisconsin State Census for Lake Geneva, Walworth, Wisconsin, 53-year-old Illinois-born Geo [sic] W and his 38-year-old Massachusetts-born wife Mabel B [Burney] Barr have in their household their children, 18-year-old Nebraska-born Ralph H, 10-year-old Illinois-born Helen A and 7-year-old Wisconsin-born Margery [sic]. The family is living in a house, which George owns, but with a mortgage. George is a carpenter and Ralph is a clerk in a grocery store. Living next door are George's parents, 83-year-old Thomas Barr (born in Scotland) and 87-year-old Elizabeth [maiden name unknown] Barr (born in England). The senior Barrs have a Canadian guest 62-year-old widowed Katherine Wallace whose relationship to the family is unknown. Thomas is a "capitalist" who owns the house they live in, free of mortgage. Thomas' father was born in Scotland, Elizabeth's father in England, Katherine's father in Scotland, George's father in Scotland, Mabel's father in Massachusetts and the children's father in Illinois. In the 1910 US Federal Census for Los Angles, Los Angeles, California, 58-year-old Illinois-born carpenter George W and his 43-year-old wife Mabel B [Burney] Barr have been married 25 years and have had four children, three are living. These three are 24-year-old Nebraska-born private secretary Ralph H, 19-year-old Illinois-born Helen A [transcribed William], and 12-year-old Wisconsin-born Marjorie A.The family is living at 2441 East 4th in a house, which George owns, but with a mortgage. Everyone can read, write and speak English. George's father was born in Scotland and his mother in England, Mabel's father was born in Massachusetts [sic] and her mother in Vermont [sic], and the children's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Massachusetts. On 5 Jun 1917, when 30-year-old Ralph Heywood Barr registers for the WWI draft, he states that he is living at Oxford Apts, Oxford & Allenton, Berkeley, California, that he was born 25 Jul 1886 in Grand Island, Nebraska and therefore is a natural born citizen. He is an accountant for the American Seedless Raisin Co at the Holbrook Bldg in San Francisco. He has a dependent mother. He is single. Ralph states that he was a private in the University Cadets in Wisconsin for a half a year. He claims exemption on the basis of agricultural employment. His description is caucasian, tall, slender with light blue eyes and dark brown hair. He is not bald and is not disabled. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Berkeley, Alameda, California, 33-year-old Nebraska-born Ralph H Barr is head of a household which includes his 53-year-old Massachusetts-born widowed mother Mabel B [Burney] Barr and his 22-year-old Wisconsin-born sister Marjorie A Barr. The family is living in a house at 1521 Walnut Street, which Ralph owns, but with a mortgage. Ralph is an auditor for a fruit cannery and Marjorie is a stenographer for fertilizer manufacturer. Every one can read, write and speak English. Ralph and Marjorie's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Massachusetts; Mabel's father was born in the United States and her mother in Vermont. In 1926, Miss [sic] Mabel B [Burney], Miss Helen A, Miss Marjorie A and Ralph H Barr are recorded as living at 1855 Tacoma Ave in the Voter Registration Rolls for Berkeley, Alameda, California. Mabel is a housewife, Helen is a teacher, Marjorie is a bank teller and Ralph is an accountant. Everyone but Majorie is a Republican, but she is a Democrat. (Berkeley Precinct No. 132, 1928, Roll 26, Image 532) In 1928, Ralph H and Gladys B [McCaslin] Barr are recorded as living at 1818 Tacoma Ave in the Voter Registration Rolls for Berkeley, Alameda, California. Ralph is an accountant and Gladys is a housewife. They are both Republican. Ralph's mother, Mrs Mabel B [Burney] Barr, and Ralph's sisters, Miss Helen A and Miss Marjorie A Barr are recorded on the same page of the Registration Rolls as living near by at 1855 Tacoma Ave. Mabel is a housewife and Helen and Marjorie are teachers. They are also Republican. (Berkeley Precinct No. 132, 1928, Roll 26, Image 532). In the 1930 US Federal Census for Oakland, Alameda, California, 43-year-old Nebraska-born Ralph H and his 32-year-old Illinois-born wife Gladys [McCaslin] Barr were married when he was 39- and she was 28-years old. They have in their household their California-born daughter 1-year 11-month old Lois J. The family is living at 12 Hillwood Place in a house that Ralph owns, worth $16,000. Ralph is an accountant for a packing company. and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Ralph and Gladys can read, write and speak English. Ralph's parents were born in Wisconsin, Gladys' father was born in Oregon and her mother in Illinois, and Lois' father was born in Nebraska and her mother in Illinois. In 1930, 1932, 1934, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1942 and 1944, Ralph H and Gladys B [McCaslin] Barr are recorded as living at 12 Hillwood Place in the Voter Registration Rolls for Oakland, Alameda, California. Ralph is an accountant and Gladys is a housewife. They are both Republican. (Oakland Precinct No. 193, 1930, Roll 30, Image 1635, Oakland Precinct No. 201, 1932, Roll 34, Image 9, Oakland Precinct No. 201, 1934, Roll 37, Image 10, Oakland Precinct No. 202, 1936, Roll 40, Image 645, Oakland Precinct No. 464, 1938, Roll 45, Image 508, Oakland Precinct No. 464, 1940, Roll 51, Image 311, Oakland Precinct No. 464, 1942, Roll 56, Image 8041, and Oakland Precinct No. 464, 1944, Roll 61, Image 411) In the 1940 US Federal Census for Oakland, Almeda, Califonia, 52-year old Nebraska-born Ralph Barr and his 40-year old Illinois-born wife Gladys [McCaslin] Barr have in their household their California-born children, 11-year-old Lois, 8-year-old Robert and 7-year-old Laurence, and a housekeeper, 36-year-old Texas-born Minnie Fender. The family is living in a house worth $12000 at 12 Hillwood Place, which is where they were living in 1935. Minnie was living in Bonham, Fanning, Texas. Both Ralph and Gladys have completed one year of college. The children are attending school. Lois has completed fifth grade, Robert has completed second grade, and Laurence has completed first grade. Minnie has completed eighth grade. Ralph is the executive secretary for a canning company, has worked 44 hours in the last week and 52 weeks of the past year, for which he has earned $5,000+, and he has income other than a salary or wages. Minnie has worked as the Barr's housekeeper 50 hours of the past week and 30 weeks of the past year, for which she has earned $200, and she has income other then a salary or wages. No one else in the household has a job or is looking for one. On 25 Apr 1942, when 56-year-old Ralph Heywood Barr registers for the WWII Draft, he states that he is living at 12 Hillwood Place, Oakland, Alameda, California and that this is his mailing address. His phone number is GL 06768. Ralph was born 25 Jul 1886 in Grand Island, Nebraska. The person who will always know his address is his wife Gladys B Barr of the Hillwood Place address. He is employed by the Hunt Brothers Packing Co oat 417 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, San Francisco, California. His description is white, 5 feet 2 inches [sic], 165 pounds, with blue eyes, gray hair and a light complexion. He has no other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification. On 21 Jun 1950, 63-year-old Ralph and his 52-year-old wife Gladys [McCaslin] Barr sailed from San Francisco on the Hawaiian Packer, arriving in the Honolulu on 26 Jun 1950. The manifest records that Ralph was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, and Gladys in Chicago, Illinois. On 27 Jun 1951, 65-year-old Ralph Barr and his 18-year-old son Laurence Barr sailed from San Francisco on the SS Hawaiian Packer, arriving in Honolulu, Hawaii on 2 Jul 1951. The manifest records that Ralph was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, and Laurence in Oakland, California. On 21 Jul 1951, 65-year-old Ralph Barr and his 18-year-old son Laurence Barr sailed from Honolulu on the SS Hawaiian Farmer, arriving in the "first West Coast port of call [San Francisco?] on 27 Jul 1951. The manifest records that Ralph was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, and Laurence in Oakland, California. Ralph applied for his Social Security Number in California before 1951. Ralph Heywood Barr died in Oakland, Alameda, California 94611 on 26 Nov 1975.
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