May 17, 1847 - Nov. 13, 1901
|Rev. R. C. Barrow, born at Convent, La., May 17, 1847 Entered U. S. army at age of 17; was converted at the a 14 years; married to Miss Mary Kennedy on April 19, 1869, four children were born of this union, three of whom are now surviving: Prof. R. C. Barrow, B. S., principal of Hamilton Academy, at Baton Rouge, La.; Miss Louisa Barrow and Mrs. Ada Taylor. His first wife died at Woodlawn, July. 19, 1898 He was married again in 1900, to Miss Mary Bradford of Plaquemine, of which union one child was born and now survives. He went to New Orleans in the month of June, 1901 and remained at his son’s house until the month of August, when he again returned to his charge where he remained until Nov. 13, when he was called from labor to reward.
He preached the Sunday before his death from the text “I have finished my course and kept the Faith” He served the following charges: St. Matthew, Camp Parapet, Baldwin, Campti, Pontchitoula, Woodlawn, Macedonia, lake Providences and Washington Chapel.
|Source: Journal Louisiana Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, 1901|