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Sarah Barry (Austin)

Birthdate:
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Austen and Sarah Austin
Wife of Commodore John Barry and Captain Thomas Barry
Sister of William Austin; Isaac Austin and Mary Austin
Half sister of Christiana Stille

Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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Full text of "Commodore John Barry, "the father of the American navy"; the record of his services for our country .."


On July 7, 1777, Captain Barry married, at Christ Church (P. E.), Sarah Austin, daughter of Samuel Austin and Sarah Keen ("Penna. Archives," Vol. VIII.) Mrs Barry became a convert to the Catholic faith, and was baptized on July 21, 1779, according to the register preserved at St. Joseph's Church. Anna Barry, only sponsor. She was the wife of Thomas Barry brother of Captain John Barry. Mrs. Barry and her sister, Mary Austin with other ladies of Gloria Dei Church, made and presented to John Paul Jones the flag of the Bon Homme Richard. She died on November 13, 1831, at the age of seventy-seven. Her father was a son of John Austin, ship carpenter, who, on November i, 1683, received from William Penn a lot of ground, 50 by 178 feet, at Third and Chestnut streets ; and her mother was Sarah Keen, daughter of Jonas and Sarah (Dahlbo) Keen, who was bom in Piles- grove township, Salem coimty. New Jersey, on January 20, 1722.

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1754
1754

Her father was a son of John
Austin, ship carpenter, who, on November i, 1683, received
from William Penn a lot of ground, 50 by 178 feet, at Third
and Chestnut streets ; and her mother was Sarah Keen, daughter
of Jonas and Sarah (Dahlbo) Keen, who was bom in Piles-
grove township, Salem coimty. New Jersey, on January 20, 1722.

1831
November 13, 1831
Age 77
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Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States