Hannah Barber

1712–21 August 1751 (Age 39)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Barber was born in 1712, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, David Barber, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Post, was 20. She married Benjamin Smith on 14 May 1731, in Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 21 August 1751, in Middletown, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Smith
1706–1751
Hannah Barber
1712–1751
Marriage: 14 May 1731
Ledda Smith
1731–1731
Andrew Smith
1733–1751
Eligah Smith
1736–
Benjamin Smith
1738–1831
Israel Smith
1739–
Ephraim Smith
1740–1839
David Smith
1741–
Frederick Smith
1744–1796
Stephen Smith
1745–
Timothy Smith
1746–1837
Waitstill Smith
1748–
Content Hannah Smith
1750–1793

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 May 1731
Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a barber, Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’. In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah in entry for Andrew Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Hannah in entry for Andrew Smith, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Hannah Barbur in entry for Benjamin Smith, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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