Margaret Barnett

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Barnett was born on 20 May 1860, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, John S. Barnett Sr., was 66 and her mother, Sarah Forsythe, was 36. She married William Ogg Smith on 12 June 1882, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in New Concord, Union Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Salt Creek Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 December 1944, in Chandlersville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Chandlersville Cemetery, Chandlersville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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William Ogg Smith
Margaret Barnett
Marriage: 12 June 1882
Emery Barnett Smith
William Homer Smith

Sources (14)

  • Maggie Barnett in household of John Barnett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Barnett - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Margaret
  • Margaret Smith, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn, to set light to’).

English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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