Bildad Barber

Brief Life History of Bildad

When Bildad Barber was born on 30 October 1765, in Hebron, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, David J Barber, was 49 and his mother, Abigail Newcomb, was 38. He had at least 2 sons with Eleanor Cutting. He lived in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1765. He died on 27 March 1835, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lyme, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Bildad Barber
Eleanor Cutting
Zachariah R Barber
Mills Olcott Barber

Sources (7)

  • Bildad Barber, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Bildad Barber, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bildad Barbur, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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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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