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Nathan Thomas  Barlow (Barlar) was the 6th-born of William Henry Barlow (Barlar) and
Susan Frances (Phillips).  He lived out his life in Giles County, Tennessee in the Lynnville
area; however, after his death, his wife, Mattie, and their descendants eventually settled
in Florida.  Nathan was approximately 46 years old in the photo below.  He was 51 at the
time of his death in 1915.

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       Family Facts:      

...Nathan Thomas Barlow (Barlar) was both a farmer and a grocery store owner.  In the 1910 Federal Census, he is listed as owning his own store, as well as his own home, free of any mortgage.  In that same 1910 census,
his daughter, Birdie (age 19), is listed as working in her father's store.
...Nathan is buried in the Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville, Tennessee.


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Nathan Barlar's General Store
Circa 1909 to 1913

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Nathan Thomas Barlow (Barlar)      m.

                                                       Aug 23,1888

Martha A. Mattie  Taylor
[B: 1864, Feb 29 - Giles Co., TN]
[D  1915, Nov 10 - Giles Co., TN]
[Burial: 1915, Nov 11 - Lynnville, TN]   
    
[B:1866-Giles Co., TN]
[D:1943 - Miami, Florida]
  • His permanent home: Giles County, TN.

    Their Children:

    _ Birdie Brown Barlar  (b: Feb 3, 1891 / d: Nov 4, 1979)
    _ Goldie Mary Barlar    (b: 1900 or '01 /  d:                    )
     

Birddie Brown Barlar      m. )         J. Dan Goforth (1st)

[ b: Feb 3, 1891 - Giles Co.,TN ]      09/28/1912            (b: 1883/'84 - d:      )
[ d: Nov 4, 1979 - Green Cove Springs,, FL ] 

 .. Death at 88 in Clay County, FL
 .. It has been confirmed that following cremation, Birdie's ashes were buried in the gravesite of her infant son, Daniel Dwight Goforth, in Lynnville, TN.
 .. 1920 US Census  - Lived in Tennessee
 .. 1930 US Census - Lived in Athens, Alabama
 .. The majority of records list her name with two "d's" - Birddie.


Birdie Brown Barlar      ( m.)  Erving M. Fulton, Jr. (1942 - 1949)

    "              "           "    Douglas O. McClellan (1949 - 1953)

    "              "           "    Percy S. Waite (Jan 1958 - Jul 1958)

Birddie's last marriage began and ended in 1958.  Her surname at death was Waite..


Birdie's children w/J. Dan Goforth:
  • Birddie 'Gwendolyn' Goforth (b: 1914 - d: )
     
    _Married: 1944, Apr 4, Broward County, FL to Lee Roy Knox
     _Lee Roy Knox (b: 1906 - GA /  d: 1959, Jan - Dade County, FL
     _Married: 1988, Aug 3 - Clay County, Florida

  • Daniel Dwight Goforth (b: 1915 - d: 1915)
    Buried in Lynnwood Cemetery - Lynnville, TN

  • Carl Durham Goforth (b: Mar 23, 1918 / d: Jul 17, 1988)
      _Married: 1941, Mar 29, Broward County, FL to Lucy Helen Hamer
      _ Lived & deceased in Putnam, Florida

  • Joe D Goforth (b: 1921 - d:      )

  • Virginia Goforth (b: 1924 - Living)
    _Married: 1940, Jun 9, Broward County, FL to Cleveland Knowles, Jr

Goldie Mary Barlar   m. )    * 'Doc' Grissom (Grisham?)  (1st)                                                                    __________  Davis (2nd)

 [ b: 1901  - Giles County, TN ] 
 [ d: 19__  - Believed to be in FL ] 
  1925 City Directory: Goldie lived in Atlanta, GA with her mother, Mattie.
  1930 Census.  Goldie Mary Barlar lived in Miami, Florida with her mother, Matttie.
  1940 Census.  Goldie 'Mary' Davis lived in Miami, Florida with her mother, Matttie.


* To date, the only record found for Goldie Barlar, Grisham is:
    Name: Golden Micham Barlar
    Event: Marriage
    Date: 15 Dec 1917
    Place: Giles, Tennessee, United States
    Gender: Female
    Spouse: Zelon Pate Grisham
    Page: 114 - Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002


Names of Goldie's children, if any, not currently available.