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John Gerrie Barron

John Gerrie Barron

Male 1850 - 1926  (75 years)

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  • Name John Gerrie Barron 
    Born 27 Oct 1850  Elora, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Feb 1926 
    Baptized (LDS) 24 Apr 2003  OGDEN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Endowed (LDS) 21 May 2003  BOUNT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Carberry, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • This is from the plaque at the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame in Brandon, Manitoba:

      John Barron was born and educated at Elora, Ontario. He moved to Manitoba in 1878 and homesteaded near Carberry, having been one of the first settlers in this area.

      In 1882, Mr. Barron established one of the best Shorthorn herds in Canada. His farm was known as the "Fairview Stock Farm" and the quality of his breeding stock was the finest. The men that came after Mr. Barron had the advantage of obtaining excellent foundation stock from his herd. in exhibitions all over Canada. Mr. Barron's name topped the prize list. In 1879 he swept the field at the Industrial Exhibition in Winnipeg.

      Mr. Barron's achievements were recognized by the Manitoba Shorthorn Breeder's Association at a banquet held in his honour. A short time later he was elected President of the Dominion Shorthorn Breeder's Association in appreciation of his contributions.

      Mr. Barron took an active interest in the welfare of the Carberry community. He served the Municipality of North Cypress as Reeve and Councilor for a number of years, was a member of the Carberry Masonic Lodge #29 for 42 years and was a director of the Caberry Agricultural society. Mr. Barron not only raised good stock himself but advised and assisted neighbors in the improvement of their own herds.

      Mr. Barron developed a model, up-to-date and thoroughly equipped farm. By his methods and his success he established a standard of attainment which have influenced agricultural development.
    Person ID I12389  Lythgoe-Donaldson
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2006 

    Father John Alexander Barron,   c. 27 Jul 1805, Insch, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1880, of Winterbourne, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Jane Gerrie,   b. 1815, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1891, Woolwich, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Sealed P (LDS) Submitted  [1
    Married Abt 1849  of Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Hope 
    Family ID F6834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Oct 1850 - Elora, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Carberry, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Ordinance Index (TM), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.