Ruth M. (Barlar) Chapman
( b: Jun 1887 or Jun 13, 1889 - d: Oct 13, 1933 )   

Ruth M. (Barlar) Chapman descends from the John Barlow of VA or NC lineage.  Her father was Wm. W. Barlow, who
eventually began using the surname, BarLAR. 


SOME TENNESSEE RECORDS FOR W.W. BARLOW (BARLAR) ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
    • Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002:

        1. W.W. Barlar married Blanche V Gorden (should be Gordon) - Giles County, TN
        2. W.W. Barlar married Willie J Hardy - Giles County, TN
Both Blanche and Willie are buried in the Brick Church Cemetery in Giles County, TN.  Click
here..... gravestone photos, for photos of their headstones.
 
 
It is believed that Ruth (Barlar) Chapman and her sister, Lillian are from the marriage to Blanche V Gordon.
 
      • W.W. Barlow (Barlar) married Blanche V Gordon.  Their children included: Ruth and Lillian Barlar.

        • Ruth Barlar married Arthur L. Chapman.  Their children:  Nat (Nathan?), Clifford and Shorty.

          • Clifford Chapman married ________.  Their children: Glen and Faye

 

    • Tennessee Census 1810 - 1891: Census & Voters List

         William Barlar.  Residence: Giles County, TN

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SOME OKLAHOMA RECORDS FOR W.W. BARLOW (BARLAR) ARE AS FOLLOWS:

 
 
 

Groom's Name

Age

Bride's Name 

Age

Date of Marriage  

Book No./  Page / Film No.

Barlar, W. W.

48

Wallace, Lela Mrs.

35

Oct 21, 1914

Pits. 7 / 180 / 1292904






 
 
    • Latimer County, OK - Index of Divorces: Latimer County Genealogical & Historical Society.

      Microfilm at Latimer County Genealogical & Historical Library in Wilburton.

Plaintiff

 

Defendant

Matter of

Filing Date

 

Case No.  

Roll No. / Frame No. / GSU Call No.

Barlar, Lela

Barlar, William W.

Divorce

Jul 31, 1913

479

25 / 2745 / 2114472






 

We are aware of the conflict in the dates of the marriage and divorce records showing that the two people seem to have
divorced each other before they were married; however, those are the actual official documents.  


  • 1900 United States Federal Census:
      ... W.W. Barlar - b: abt 1859.  Residence: 1900 - Chickasaw Nation,  Indian Territory
  • 1910 United States Federal Census:
      ... William W Barbar (believed to be misspelled) - b: abt 1862.  Residence: 1910 - Latimer, OK.  
           Household Members:  William Arnold (75), Mary Arnold (60), William W Barbar (48)
  • 1920 United States Federal Census:
      ... Ida Barlar - b: abt 1873.  Spouse: William Barlar.  Residence in 1920: Latimer, OK

 Note:
 
We are attempting to find additional information re: this marriage between William Barlar and Ida.  They may or may not
 have been officially married.

  • 1922

W.W. Barlar (Barlow) appears to have been buried in Oklahoma, judging by the following headstone in the Wilburton cemetery.

Name:      W.W. Barlar
1862 - 1922
Inscription:  Husband of Lela Barlar
Burial:  Wilburton City Cemetery, Wilburton, Latimer County, Oklahoma 

 

  • 1965 

Name:      Barlar, Lela:
b:  December 04, 1877
d:  March 16, 1965
Spouse:  W. W. Barlar
Buried:  Wilburton City Cemetery