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MARRS, JOHN ALEXANDER
Prairie Grove, AR
Date of birth:  Dec 27, 1837 in Prairie Grove,
Washington Co. AR

Name of father:  Samuel L. Marrs of KY, son of James marrs

Name of mother:  Tempy Alexander, daughter of John Alexander

Education:  country schools, William Redman, teacher
Military service: Pvt, Capt James Pettigrew, Brook’s
Reg.  34th AR
 Inf, 18 months and in Braver’s Bat for 1 year
Political party:  Democrat
Church connection: Meth. Epis. Church South

Wife & date of marriage:  Martha Barns, married in
1857, daughter
 of Rev. John Barns and Elizabeth Tilley of Rhea, AR

Children:
 Abbie Marrs who married J.D. Goddard
 Tempy Marrs never married