Eleanor (Nellie) Barry Garrett
Nellie is a sibling of Christina Barry Todd - Kim's grandmother. Nellie was born in 1895 in Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland. Nellie married John Garrett, another native of Ireland. She came to America in 1913 and settled in Pocatello, Idaho. John and Nellie had 2 sons, John S (Steeley) and James (Jimmy). In 1931, when she was only 36 years old, Nellie and a neighbor were both electrocuted trying to straighten a power pole where the wires sagged down. The grass was wet with rain and somehow the electricity was conducted to them. She left a husband, a 13 year old son and an 8 year old son. Nellie was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Pocatello.