Claysville in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Born Ireland 1755 [Died] 1857 Aged 101
Served in Battle of Lundy's Lane
War of 1812
Barr helped to rescue a woman and her
child from the Indians, bringing them
to a blockhouse west of Claysville, Pa.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
Location. 40° 7.017′ N, 80° 24.942′ W. Marker is in Claysville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is in Purviance Cemetery, located behind Claysville United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1279 Main Street (US Route 40), Claysville PA 15323, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Montgomery House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Claysville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Revolutionary War SoldierRice's Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claysville.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.