Henry A. Darrow (ca. 1813- ), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1884-1898

Henry A. Darrow was born circa 1813 in Vermont.[4] He was married to Sarah and they had at least two sons.[4]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Omaha, Nebraska, 1884-1893, 1898

Educational & Professional Associations

1860: master carpenter, St. Anne’s Parish, Virginia.[5]

1880: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[4]

1884-1893: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1894-1895: No directory.

___-1896: president, Nebraska Automatic Lighting Co., Omaha, Nebraska.

1898: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[b]

Buildings & Projects


J. J. O’Conner house (1897), 1022 S 29th St, Omaha, Nebraska.[2][3] (DO09:0205-030)


Brownell Hall (n.d.), Omaha, Nebraska.[1]


a. First Omaha directory listing, 1884.

b. Last Omaha directory listing, 1898.

c. Not found in Federal Census in Nebraska in 1870.


1. Omaha Daily Bee (May 20, 1889), 1. [sues Brownell Hall for services rendered]

2. Landmarks, Inc., An Inventory of Historic Omaha Buildings (Omaha: City of Omaha and Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, 1980), 73.

3. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.

4. 1880 United States Census, s.v. “Henry Darrow,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.

5. 1860 United States Census, s.v. “Henry A. Darrow,” St. Anne’s Parish, Albemarle County, Virginia, accessed through AncestryLibrary.com.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Henry A. Darrow (ca. 1813- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, November 25, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 18, 2022.

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