George Barrington Obituary

BARRINGTON -- George Barrington was born at Fredricktown, Ohio, April 8, 1841, and died at the home of his daughter at Osage City, Kansas, December 28, 1912. He was educated at Poughkeepsie, New York, and later taught school in Iowa. In 1873 he moved with his family to Barclay, Kansas, where he resided until 1907, after which he resided with his daughter in Osage City. He was a birthright member of the Friends Church, was one of the charter members of the Barclay Monthly Meeting, served as superintendent of the Sabbath School and was clerk of the monthly meeting for a number of years. He was zealous in the cause of temperance and his whole life gave abundant evidence of his abiding faith in Christ. Funeral services were conducted by J. Arthur Wollam of Barclay, Kansas.

From The American Friend, 2/6/1913, p. 95.