Augustus Barry was born in 1820. Augustus' 1st wife was named Susan Ambrose. The couple had at least three children together and the family resided in Navarro County, Texas until Susan passed away in 1849.
On 15 Dec 1850 Augustus was married to his second wife Margaret E. (Younger) Barry. The couple remained in Navarro, Texas. Together they had nine children.
Colonel Augustus Barry served in the military during the Civil War in 1861. 
He passed away in 1899 in Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas where he lived for over 50 years. The area residents recognized him as an "octogenarian", a person who is from 80 to 89 years old.
Death of an Octogenarian, Corsicana, Texas March 6 1899.
Col. A. Barry died suddenly and unexpectedly at his home near the city last night about 10 o'clock of heart disease. He had been complaining of grip for a few days and last night, feeling a little indisposed, asked his wife to make him a pallet on the floor, which she did, at the same time advising him to send for a physician, which he consented to do.
Mrs. Barry started across the hall to send a messenger for the doctor, but before she had gone twenty feet Col. Barry expired, his death being painless and was as if he had dropped into a gentle slumber. The funeral will take place at 10 a.m. to-morrow.
The deceased was an octogenarian, being in the 82d year a the time of his death. He came to Corsicana over fifty years ago, has been among her most highly respected citizens and leaves a numerous progeny in this state, all of whom are people of high social standing. Among his children are Hon. Bryan T. Barry of Dallas, Dr. Ambrose Barry of Dresen, Mrs. H. C. Talbott, Mrs. Lloyd Church, Mrs. W. C. Chestnutt of Corsicana, Robt. Barry and two married daughters who reside in Tyler.
The children have all been notified of the death, and at noon to-day Hon. Bryan T. Barry arrived from Dallas and two daughters from Tyler and Dr. Ambrose Barry of Dresden arrived.
Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.
Augustus is 30 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 29 degrees from Katy Jurado and 22 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.