David Barr

Maleabout 1862–1 April 1887

Brief Life History of David

When David Barr was born about 1862, in Tennessee, United States, his father, David Barr, was 21 and his mother, Caroline Martin, was 23. He married Mary Nash on 28 March 1886, in Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 1 April 1887, in Putnam, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Putnam, Tennessee, United States.

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David Barr
Mary Nash
Marriage: 28 March 1886
Dorsa Ann ( Dorsie) Barr

Sources (1)

  • Thomas David Barr, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1886Cookeville, Putnam, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 0

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 8

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Glasgow) and northern Irish (Ulster): habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland, in particular Ayrshire and Renfrewshire, named with Gaelic barr ‘height, hill’ or a Brittonic cognate of this.

    English and Welsh: habitational name from Great Barr in Staffordshire. This is from Brittonic barro- ‘top, summit’, referring to Barr Beacon; there is evidence that this was known as la Bare in the 13th century.

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Barre-en-Ouche in Eure, France, or perhaps from Barre-de-Semilly in Manche, France.

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

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