R. R. Barrington was born in Ireland in 1797, and came to the United States in 1818; first locating at Piqua, and coming to St. Marys in 1822. In January, 1824, he married Mary Armstrong. Mrs. Barrington came with her parents to St. Marys in 1818. Their family consisted of six children. Mr. Barrington died in 1869, and Mrs. Barrington in 1871.


From "History of Auglaize County, Ohio, with the Indian History of Wapakoneta, and the First Settlement of the County", Robert Sutton, Publishers, Wapakoneta, 1880