Lydia Minerva Barnes

11 February 1804–25 March 1888 (Age 84)
Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Minerva

When Lydia Minerva Barnes was born on 11 February 1804, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, James William Barnes, was 29 and her mother, Christiana Frazier, was 22. She married Hilon Mead on 23 October 1823, in Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wayne Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 25 March 1888, in Van Buren Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Sigourney Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hilon Mead
1801–1876
Lydia Minerva Barnes
1804–1888
Marriage: 23 October 1823
Lenora Ann Mead
1825–1892
William Mead
1827–1894
Balerma Mead
1827–1830
Oscar Eli Mead
1832–1912
Duran Hiram Mead
1833–1913
Corp Hilon L Mead Jr
1835–1926
Mary Jane Mead
1838–1923
Orvilla Minerva Mead
1845–1932
Hiram Mead
1849–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1823Licking, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1810 · Change of capital city
    Age 6
    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 26
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Barnes (on the Surrey bank of the Thames in London), named with Old English bere-ærn ‘barn, a storehouse for barley and other grain’, or a topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn or barns, from Middle English barn ‘barn, granary’.English: variant of Barne, with excrescent -s, derived from either the Middle English personal name Bern, Barn (based on the Scandinavian personal name Biǫrn or Old English Beorn, both from a word meaning ‘warrior’), or from Middle English barn (Old Norse barn) ‘child’. The latter term is found as a byname for men of the upper classes; it might also have had the meaning ‘young man of a prominent family’, like Middle English child (see Child ).Irish: in Ireland in many cases this is no doubt the English name, but in others it is possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bearáin ‘descendant of Bearán’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Barrington
    Barns
    Child

    Sources (18)

    • Minerva Mead in household of I F Bussing, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Lidia M. Barnes, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Manervia Barns in entry for Mary J Clubb, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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