Biography of David Barrow
Tipton County, IN Biographies





DAVID BARROW was born in Madison County, Ind., February 23, 1849, and is also a son of James Barrow. At the age of fifteen, he enlisted in Company A, One Hundred and Thirty seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was honorably discharged in 1864. When seventeen, he began an apprenticeship to carpentering, attending school during the winter for four seasons, thus acquiring a knowledge of the common branches. At the age of twenty one, he became a partner with his brother Samuel in the manufacture of wagons. In 1872, he opened a wagon shop in Howard County, which he conducted eight months, after which he took up farming. In 1877, he purchased a half interest in the wagon manufactory of Samuel Barrow, the firm being known as S. Barrow & Bro. Later, he became a member of the firm of Barrow Bros. He is well versed in music, which he has taught, both vocal and instrumental. Mr. Barrow is a member of the Missionary Baptist Church, and an active worker in the Sabbath school; also a member of the I. O. O. F.; he is a Republican and a temperance man.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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