Barr, Hugh a Presbyterian minister, was born in North Carolina in 1790. In 1820 he was ordained by the Shiloh Presbytery, and sent as a missionary to Northern Alabama, and was settled at Courtland in that state, where he remained for fourteen years. In 1835 he joined the Illinois Presbytery, and was stationed at Pisgah, Morgan Co. In 1836 he settled at Carrollton, Ill., where he remained until his death, in 1852. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1863, p. 287.