Marilla Barber

1803–1834 (Age 31)
Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Marilla

When Marilla Barber was born in 1803, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Norman Barber, was 22 and her mother, Huldah Hinsdale, was 24. She married Jason Skinner on 30 March 1829, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. She died on 27 November 1834, in her hometown, at the age of 31, and was buried in South Cemetery, Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jason Skinner
1800–1869
Marilla Barber
1803–1834
Marriage: 30 March 1829

Spouse and Children

    Jason Skinner

    Male1800–1869Male

    Female1803–1834Female

MARRIAGE
30 March 1829
Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Almira Barber

    Female1800–Female

    Female1803–1834Female

    Norman Hinsdale Barber

    Male1815–1834Male

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1812

Age 9

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a barber, Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’. In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marilla Barber in entry for Jason Skinner, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Marilla Barber, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Marilla Skinner, "Find A Grave Index"

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