GAR Post 275 Barrington
Organization charter June 12, 1883 Christopher Dickinson Frank Hollister Frederick Wiseman A. S. Henderson M. E. Henderson A. A. Gleason L. E. Runyan Charles F. Senn Fred Hager H. H. Church F. A. Lageschulte Wm Humphrey Robert Purcell John B. Harsowes
Membership roster June 30, 1886 Muster Roll Lost first member W. H. Church 35 remaining members
The Muster Roll of June 30, 1893 identified for the first time as for the Gen Thomas W Sweeny Post.
First Quartermaster Report dated June 26, 1896 Balance on hand $1284 Value of post property Cash invested in furniture, flags, etc $175.00 Total value of post property $900.00
Muster Roll for June 30, 1908 lists the transfer of Charles Otis from Post 5. His age is listed as 68 and birth place is Barrington Township and residing in Barrington. He would be one of the earliest births in the Township.
In the Muster Roll of December 31, 1908 list Charles Otis as having died at the age of 68 on November 13, 1908 of cancer.
Charter suspended December 31, 1916
Post charter surrendered to the Illinois Executive Committee in Chicago and transfer certificates issued January 2, 1917 to following surviving members: F. A. Lageschulte (retiring commander) Robert Rainalson Henry Nondmyer Math Umbdenstock Henry C. Schafer E. R. Clark Samuel Clark Eli Abbs Robert Purcell
Three members remained after 33 years from the original 17 who made the application to create the post.
Books about Barrington Area History
History of Cook County, Illinois
Stowaway to Heaven
Barsumian, Nazareth Sarkis
They Builded Better Than They Knew
Benson, Barbara L.
Echoes of a Century
First Baptist Church (Barrington, IL).
A Club in the Country: The Story of Barrington Hills Country Club
Schmitz, Patty Dowd.
Hark Back to Barrington: Fifty Years with the Fox River Valley Hunt
Fitch, Victoria R., and D. Susan Johnson.
A History of Barrington, Illinois
Lines, Arnett C.
Tales of Old Barrington
Sharp, Cynthia Baker