Ann Barlow

Ann Barlow (maiden name: Georgianna Wilson) was born into slavery around 1839. She married Horace Barlow sometime before 1855 while they were both still enslaved. After the war, the couple lived in the Iberville Parish, Louisiana, before settling in West Baton Rouge. They had three children together: George, born December 18, 1861; Letty, born March 15, 1865; and Annie, born August 15, 1876. They finally legally married on July 3, 1877, in the Iberville Parish. Horace Barlow applied for a pension in 1897, claiming a tumor made his left leg "totally disabled." Doctors, however, disagreed about the severity of the tumor and its incapacitating affect on his work. Nonetheless, the government granted him an $8 monthly pension for "general senility" around 1901. He died of dropsy on July 15, 1904, and she secured a widow's pension later that year. She died on February 28, 1913.

Name:Barlow, Ann
Alternative names:
  • Barlow, Anne (alternative name)
  • Barber, Anne (alternative name)
  • Wilson, Georgianna (maiden name)
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Person 1Person 2NumberRelation Type
Barlow, HoraceBarlow, Ann812799application-widow
Barlow, HoraceBarlow, Ann595499certificate-widow
Birth date:1839
Birth date certainty:About
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Death date:1913-02-28
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Occupations:Farm Laborer
Person 1Relation TypePerson 2
Barlow, Annparent ofBarlow, George
Barlow, Annparent ofBarlow, Annie
Barlow, Annparent ofBarlow, Letty
Barlow, Annparent ofBarlow, Virginia
Barlow, Annparent ofBarlow, Mariah
Barlow, Annwife ofBarlow, Horace

Pension Records for Horace Barlow, RG 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.