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Muriel Newhall (Ives)

Also Known As: "Barrow"
Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: September 04, 1984 (87)
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, United States
Place of Burial: Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Howard Colby Ives and Elizabeth Church Ives
Wife of Rev. Reginald Grant Barrow
Ex-wife of Theodore Ernst Obrig
Mother of Elizabeth "Betsy" Obrig; Barbara Ives Reich-Kochmann and Reginald Grant Barrow
Sister of Waldo Rolfe Ives; Whitney Thayer Ives and Douglass Ives

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Muriel Newhall

Muriel Ives Barrow Newhall was the daughter of Howard Colby Ives, a prominent early American disciple of the Baha'i faith. Mrs. Newhall is the author of Mother's Stories: Recollections of Abdu'l-Baha (1970)

From http://bahai-library.com/ives/stories/INTRO.HTM

"In the early 30s Mother, who was divorced from her first husband, Theodore Obrig, married the Reverend Reginald G. Barrow. The wedding ceremony was performed by her father Howard Colby Ives. It is family history that they spent their wedding night on a park bench, as they could not obtain a room in a hotel in Boston. Bishop Barrow, was a man of color, who was born in the West Indies. ..."


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Muriel Newhall's Timeline

1897
March 31, 1897
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
1920
January 10, 1920
Age 22
Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, United States
1925
September 13, 1925
Age 28
New York, New York, United States
1935
August 7, 1935
Age 38
New York, New York, United States
1984
September 1, 1984
Age 87
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, United States
September 4, 1984
Age 87
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, United States