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Descendants of John Barrett and William Winburn (VII)   Leave a comment

CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN, AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN OF ROBERT WESLEY BARRETT (1860-1924) AND SARAH JANE WINBURN BARRETT (1838-1883), PART II

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Scans Source = Kenneth Randolph Taylor

Robert Wesley Barrett (1860-1924) was the first child of William Wesley Barrett (1835-1911) and Sarah Jane Winburn Barrett (1838-1883) and the father of George Washington Barrett (1873-1956), my great-grandfather.  Nell Barrett Taylor (1915-2001) was my grandmother.

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Two Brothers and a Cousin   Leave a comment

Richard Barrett-Jack-Randy Early 1960s Courtesy of Randy

Photograph courtesy of Randolph Fleming Taylor

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I estimate the date of the image to be from the early 1960s, based on other photographs I have posted on this weblog.

From left to right:

Richard Fox Barrett (died 2009);

John Dodson Taylor, III (born 1943), my father; and

Randolph Fleming Taylor, my uncle.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

JANUARY 2, 2014 COMMON ERA

Obituary of Richard Fox Barrett   Leave a comment

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 7, 2009

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He was the son of George Dickey Barrett (1910-1989), my granduncle, sister of Nell Barrett Taylor, and son of George Washington Barrett.

He was also a first cousin of the novelist Olive Ann Burns.  Carolyn Burns Barrett (April 4, 1913-May 4, 1996), Dick’s mother, was a younger sister of William (Arnold) Burns (1893-1973), father of Olive Ann Burns.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

AUGUST 29, 2013 COMMON ERA

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RICHARD (DICK) BARRETT

Richard (Dick) Barrett, of Snellville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2009, suddenly of an apparent heart attack.  Dick is survived by his wife of 27 years, Linda Lee Barrett; two daughters, Christina and Andrea Barrett, both of Snellville, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Wolf Seka of Rochester, NY; mother-in-law, Donna Hunt of Columbus, GA; other relatives and a host of many friends.  Dick was preceded in death by his father, George Dickey Barrett and mother, Carolyn Burns Barrett.  Dick was an Atlanta native, and attended Grady High School.  He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a B.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.  He worked for various Atlanta engineering firms, and most recently for the State of Georgia in Information Technology Management.  Dick was an active member of Cannon United Methodist Church, having served as secretary of the administrative board for many years.  Dick was a dutiful and devoted family man, and was always involved in and supported his daughters’ activities.  He loved to travel with his family, visiting many countries around the world.  The Service Celebrating the Life of Dick Barrett will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at 4:00 P.M. at Cannon United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Elliott and Rev. Amy Morgan officiating.  Interment Eternal Hills Memory Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home.  Those desiring may make donations to Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Gin House Rd., Snellville, GA 30078, in memory of Dick Barrett.

Taylor Family Reunion   Leave a comment

Family Reunion Summerville 1964 or 1965

Above:  A Photograph from 1964 or 1965; Taken at Summerville, Georgia

Image Courtesy of Randolph Fleming Taylor

Top Row, Left to Right:

Randolph Fleming Taylor, my uncle;

George Dickey “Dick” Barrett (1910-1989), my grandmother’s brother; and

David Rogers (John Whisnant’s son-in-law) of Rome.

Front Row, Left to Right:

John D. Taylor, III, my father;

Richard “Dick” Fox Barrett (died November 5, 2009), my father’s cousin;

John Whisnant, brother-in-law of John D. Taylor, Jr., my grandfather;

Cousin Eugene “Gene” Taylor; and

two sons of David Rogers, one also named David.

1953 Packard in Atlanta, Georgia   Leave a comment

1953 Packard

A Photograph from 1953, taken in Atlanta

From left to right:

George Washington Barrett (1873-1956), my great-grandfather;

Randolph Fleming Taylor, my uncle;

Richard “Dick” Fox Barrett (died 2009), a cousin, also a grandson of George Washington Barrett;

John Dodson Taylor, III, my father.

Nellie Seguin Fox Barrett (1876-1958) looks on.

Margaret Elizabeth Barrett Bartlett (1918-2007), my grandaunt, is also in the background.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

AUGUST 9, 2013 COMMON ERA

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Photograph Courtesy of Randolph Fleming Taylor

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Two Generations   Leave a comment

Two Generations

Above, from left to right:

John Dodson Taylor, Jr. (1905-1975), my grandfather;

John Dodson Taylor, III, my father;

Randolph Fleming Taylor, my uncle;

George Dickey “Dick” Barrett (1910-1989), my grandmother’s brother (in the back):

Richard “Dick” Fox Barrett (died November 5, 2009), my father’s cousin.

The photograph of the family gathering in Atlanta in 1953.

KENNETH RANDOLPH TAYLOR

AUGUST 9, 2013 COMMON ERA

Photograph Courtesy of Randolph Fleming Taylor