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Barret, Augustus M.

Born: 1804-05-11 Green County, Kentucky

Died: 1852-09-01 Missouri

Flourished: Edmonson County, Kentucky

A merchant and tanner by trade, Barret served as clerk of the Edmonson county court and circuit court for thirty years. In 1852, he moved to Missouri, where he farmed until his death. Barret married three times. His first wife was Mary M. Marshall, whom he married in 1824 and with whom he had three children. After Mary Barret's death, Augustus married Mary J. Cunningham, who also bore him three children. In 1837, he married Bereroyal H. Rowntree, with whom he had three children.

Gravestone, Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, MO; Joaquin Miller, An Illustrated History of the State of Montana (Chicago: Lewis, 1894), 253; Jordan Dodd, comp., Kentucky Marriages to 1850, 27 April 1824, Green County; Kentucky Marriages 8 February 1837, Madison County, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond, Kentucky.