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Benjamin Franklin Barrow

THE HENRY BULLETIN, Fri., Jan. 28, 1927, p. 3, cols. 5 & 6:

B. F. Barrow, 81-year-old Confederate Veteran, died Jan. 20, at the home of his son, G. W. Barrow, at Mt. Olivet after an illness of several months.
The deceased had been a member of the Christian church for many years and a Mt. Olivet resident for 30 years.
Surviving are the following children: W. M. Barrow of Avalon, N.C., near Mayodan, G. W. Barrow, E. E. Barrow, B. F. Barrow Jr., Mrs. W. S. Slaydon, Mrs. S. E. Bradley and Mrs. E. P. Compton, all of Henry County, Va.
Mr. Barrow was preceded to the grave by his wife, who was Miss Ruth E. Terry, and five children.
Funeral services were conducted from the home Friday. Grandsons who acted as pall bearers were B.B. Barrow, B. L. Barrow, R. L. Barrow, V. H. Barrow, I. T. Barrow, J. D. Barrow, E. F. Barrow, F. L. Barrow, W. P. Barrow and G. D. Barrow, J. F. Slaydon, W. S. Slaydon Jr., R. J. Slaydon, C. A. Slaydon, Don Slaydon and F. H. Bradley.
Flower bearers were Misses Lucy, Sallie, Elizabeth, Mildred, Dora, Clara and Catherine Barrow, Elizabeth and Gertrude Bradley, Littie Sawyers, Mrs. Russell Slaydon and Mrs. Floyd Bryant.

Benjamin married, 1866, Ruth Elizabeth Terry, dau. of George W. Terry & Elizabeth Perkinson.
source: Bruce Locke.

The Chatmoss Plantation is located in the Mt. Olivet community in Henry County. Only about two miles from Mt. Olivet Christian Church. If you go through Martinsville on route 58 towards Danville, turn right on Chatmoss Road you will find the property. This road winds through what was the old Chatmoss plantation. It is now a golf course and the country club is the remodeled great house on the plantation.
Some of the original house still remains inside the country club.
The original house was still in tact as recently as 1955.

Benjamin and Ruth had at least 13 children.

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