The Barrus name descends from Joshua Barrowe, who was the son of John Barrowe born in 1609 and died in 1692. John came to Salem, Massachusetts in 1637 from Yarmouth, England. John Barrowe was married twice, first to Anne, who was born in 1597, the mother of Joshua Barrowe. John Barrowe’s second wife was Deborah. Joshua Barrus married Deliverance Wedge, and he died in 1748 in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
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Collection — Box: I (Small Collections)
Scope and Contents The Barrus Family Genealogy consists of a letter to Anna Louise Ward from her aunt, Anna Cadle, and a small bound notebook containing the genealogy of John Barrowe (Barrowes/Barrus) from England, written by Anna Cadle.
Dates: January 1922