Galon Landers Barlow

Birth Name Galon Landers Barlow
Gender male
Age at Death 86 years, 6 months, 15 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth September 23, 1911 Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States   1 2
Occupation   Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States commercial fisherman 1
Event Note

commercial fisherman for 50 years in the waters of the town of Bourne. also town harbor master, herring agent and deputy shellfish warden.

Death April 8, 1998 Wareham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States   1
Burial April 11, 1998 Pocasset Cemetery, North Pocasset, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States   1

Families

    Family of Galon Landers Barlow and Rita Aiken
Married Wife Rita Aiken
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1935 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States   3 2
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Elizabeth Barlow
Kathryn H Barlow
Judith A Barlow
Gail R Barlow
William Thomas Barlow
Galon L Barlow Jr
George “Buddy” Barlowbefore April 8, 1998
Edward Barlowbefore April 8, 1998

Narrative

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Obituary

Galon Lander Barlow, 86
Fisherman, gardener, Bourne harbor master

BUZZARDS BAY - Galon Lander Barlow, 86, a retired self-employed fisherman, died Wednesday at Tobey Hospital in Wareham after a long illness. He was the husband of Rita (Aiken) Barlow for 63 years.

Born in Cataumet, he was a graduate of Bourne High School, where he was class president. He also attended Northeastern University. Mr. Barlow served in the Navy during World War II and was discharged in 1945 as a gunner's mate 3rd class. He was a self-employed fisherman in the waters of the town of Bourne for more than 50 years, retiring at the age of 80. During his lifetime, he was the town harbor master, herring agent and deputy shellfish warden. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed raising vegetables and flowers at his home in Buzzards Bay.

Surviving besides his wife are two sons, William T. Barlow of Buzzards Bay, Galon L. Barlow Jr. of Beaufort, N.C. four daughters, Kathryn H. McDonald, Judith A. Seymour and Gail R. Watson, all of Buzzards Bay, and Elizabeth Barlow-Robbins of Plymouth a sister, Priscilla Geary of Wareham 26 grandchildren 24 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Edward Barlow and George Barlow.

A graveside service will be held at - p.m. tomorrow in Pocasset Cemetery, County Road, Pocasset. Memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army, Box 615, 100 North St., Hyannis, MA 02601.CENTERServices planned Tuesday.

Published: Cape Cod Times - April 10, 1998

Pedigree

    1. Galon Landers Barlow
      1. Rita Aiken
        1. Elizabeth Barlow
        2. Kathryn H Barlow
        3. Judith A Barlow
        4. Gail R Barlow
        5. William Thomas Barlow
        6. Galon L Barlow Jr
        7. George “Buddy” Barlow
        8. Edward Barlow

Source References

  1. Obituary of Galon Lander Barlow
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