Barr, John A
Barr, John A.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Rowan County, N. C., in 1832. He was brought up piously, and was converted early. He graduated at Davidson College, N. C., in 1854, and afterwards studied at Union Theological Seminatry, Va., and graduated at Columbia Seminary, S. C., in 1857. The same year he was licensed by Concord Presbytery, N. C., and, after laboring for some time in that state, settled in 1860 in White County, Ark., and served the Church in Searcy till his death, July 18, 1863. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, p. 424.