Hannah Barber

Female9 February 1712–21 August 1751

Brief Life History of Hannah

Hannah Barber was born on 9 February 1712, in Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America as the daughter of David Barber. She married Benjamin Smith on 14 May 1731, in Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 21 August 1751, in Middletown, Mattabeset, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 39.

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Benjamin Smith
Hannah Barber
Marriage: 14 May 1731
Ledda Smith
Andrew Smith
Eligah Smith
Benjamin Smith
Israel Smith
Ephraim Smith
David Smith
Lieut Frederick Smith Sr
Frederick Smith
Stephen Smith
Timothy Smith
Waitstill Smith
Content Hannah Smith

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  • Children of David Barber births and deaths, in Hebron, Connecticut. Death Records 1684–1801, Birth Records, Marriage Records, Birth Records 1684–1849, Marriage Records 1684–1849, Death Certificates, Birth Records 1750–1792, Marriage Records 1750–1792, ...
  • Hannah Barber, "Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939"
  • Hannah in entry for Andrew Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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  • Marriage
    14 May 1731Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a barber, from Middle English barb(o)ur ‘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.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’ (compare 1 above).

    Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1 above).

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

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