Log In | Contact Us | View Cart (0 items)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Record Groups

Straw, Nellie (1886-1985) | Archival Collections at Wheaton College

Name: Straw, Nellie (1886-1985)

Historical Note: Nellie L. Straw Barnes, graduated from Wheaton College in 1908 with a B.A. in English. Other studies during the period 1899-1908 included Prep-Scientific, Conservatory, Music and Art. She was born in Wheaton, Illinois on April 24, 1886 to Isabel and Darien Austin Straw, long-time Wheaton College professor. She married Guy L. Barnes in Wheaton on November 10, 1917 and shared in his school and church life for the next 50 years. She taught school for many years at Edgeley, ND; LeMoyne Normal, Memphis, TN; and Billings Polytechnic. She attended University Congregational Church, where her late husband, Rev. Guy L. Barnes (d. 12/10/1967), served as pastor from 1943-1959. She died on April 4, 1985 in Missoula, Montana and was survived by a son, daughter, sister, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Sources: Student File (Barnes, Mrs. Guy L.)

Page Generated in: 0.083 seconds (using 107 queries).
Using 5.86MB of memory. (Peak of 6MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign