Eunice Barker

2 June 1703–23 August 1786 (Age 83)
Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Barker was born on 2 June 1703, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Edward Barker II, was 33 and her mother, Mary Papillon, was 24. She married Jonathan Russell on 12 December 1722, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 23 August 1786, in North Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in North Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Russell
1700–1774
Eunice Barker
1703–1786
Marriage: 12 December 1722
Eunice Russell
1725–1810
Ebenezer Russell
1728–1802
Jonathan Russell II
1731–1813
Abigail Russell
1734–1812
Timothy Russell
1738–1794
Lydia Russell
1741–1831
Mary Russell
1744–1829

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1722
Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1776

Age 73

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 78

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’, genitive berbicis). With the change of -ar- to -er- in Middle English, this became indistinguishable from the preceding name.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eunice Russell, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Eunice Russell, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Eunice Russell, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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