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Barrus, Orlando Clark, 1902-1922



  • Existence: 1902 - 1922

Biographical History

Orlando Clark Barrus (1902-1922) was the son of Orrin and Mary Barrus.

Orlando Clark Barrus was born in Fairview, Wyoming. As a young man, he left for South Carolina and Georgia to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He died on August 8, 1922, in a swimming accident while serving his mission.

UPB files, May 9, 2019 (Orlando Clark Barrus; born 1902 in Fairview, Wyoming to Orrin and Mary Barrus; served a Latter-day Saint mission in South Carolina and Georgia; died August 8, 1922 in a swimming accident)

FamilySearch, April 9, 2020 (Orlando Clark Barrus; born 18 August 1902 in Fairview, Wyoming; drowned in Chauga River in South Carolina during Latter-day Saint mission; died 8 August 1922 in South Carolina)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Orrin James Olsen collection on Orrin Orlando Barrus and Mary Elizabeth Clark Barrus family

Identifier: MSS 3070
Scope and Contents

Contains autobiographical writings and family records pertaining to members of the Orrin Orlando Barrus and Mary Elizabeth Clark family, created between the years 1897 and 1961 in Utah. Information regarding their personal lives and ecclesiastical work are presented. Included are letters, diaries, and photographs of Orrin, Mary, their children, and their grandchildren. Also contains documents pertaining to Fred A. Turley and Edward Stevenson. Materials created 1897 to 1961.

Dates: 1897-1961

Orlando Clark Barrus papers, 1917-1922

 Series — Box: 2, Folder: 6-16
Identifier: MSS 3070 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains materials relating to the mission of Orlando Clark Barrus, including mission journals, outgoing letters, and certificates. Also included is his patriarchal blessing, given in 1917. Materials created between 1917 and 1922.

Dates: 1917-1922

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Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Autobiographies 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
Church officers -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Diaries 1
Evangelistic work -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 20th century 1