John S Barrett

Male1812–12 May 1883

Brief Life History of John S

When John S Barrett was born in 1812, in Kentucky, United States, his father, George S. Barrett, was 32 and his mother, Patsy Neavill, was 22. He married Mary Jane Ivy on 30 April 1848, in Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Douglas, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Union Township, Ripley, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 12 May 1883, in Warm Springs, Randolph, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 71.

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John S Barrett
Mary Jane Ivy
Marriage: 30 April 1848
George J Barrett
G. W. Barrett
William D Barrett
Martha E Barrett
Benjamin Franklin Barrett
Randolph Columbus Barrett Sr
Garland Alexander Barrett
James G Barrett

Sources (7)

  • John Barott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Barrett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John Barrett, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 April 1848Madison, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

    Age 0

    During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.


    Age 19

    Historical Boundaries 1831: Ripley created from Wayne County.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): probably a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French barat, Middle English bar(r)at, bar(r)et(te) ‘trouble, distress’, later ‘deception, fraud; contention, strife’. Through Norman settlement it also became common in Ireland, where it was Gaelicized as Baróid (Munster) and Baréid (Connacht).

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

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