Marsh, Barnabas (Old Man)


Marsh, Barnabas (Old Man)
   (b. 1862)
   In “The Shadow over Innsmouth,” the owner of the Marsh refinery in Innsmouth. He is grandson of Capt. Obed Marsh (1790–1878), who, in the 1840s, brought back to Innsmouth from his travels in the South Seas a wife who was in fact a monstrous amphibian hybrid, in exchange for treasure. Onesiphorus Marsh was Old Man Marsh’s father; his wife was a woman (actually a hybrid monster) never seen in public.

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