Jack Barry

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Death Date: March 9, 1941


Ella Lanning Barry - 1914
at Eagle, Colorado

Burial Details

Cemetery Name: Mount Olivet Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Denver, Colorado


Eagle Valley Enterprise page 8 - March 21, 1941
Jack BARRY of 1749 Pearl St., Denver, died at St. Anthony's hospital on Sunday, March 9. He had been failing in health for some time and had been in the hospital for six weeks prior to his death.
He was well known in Eagle county, having lived thee for some time, and was connected with the mines on Horse Mountain when that district was first discovered.
He was one of the old time mining men of the state and operated mines for years in the San Juan district prior to coming to Eagle. He also lived in Aspen for many years. Since leaving Eagle county he had operated mines in Boulder county, South Park, La Plata county, and was for several years manager of the Radium Company of Colorado in southwestern Colorado. He had also been active in many of the other mining districts of the state. The past three years his activities were in the Clear Creek district.
He was born in Scotland, coming to this country when very young, first living in Virginia and coming to Colorado about 1888 with his parents, who settled on a homestead near Carbondale.
It was while he was at Eagle that he met and married Ella LANNING in 1914. To this union one son, John, jr., was born. The wife and son survive him. He was buried from Immaculate Conception cathedral in Denver, March 12, and was interred in Mt. Olivet cemetery.