Marilla Barber

Brief Life History 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, Northwest Harwinton, Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Jason Skinner
Marilla Barber
Marriage: 30 March 1829

Sources (4)

  • Marilla Skinner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Marilla Barber in entry for Jason Skinner, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Marilla Skinner, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1803 · The U.S doubles in size

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.


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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a barber, from Middle English barb(o)ur ‘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.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’ (compare 1 above).

Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1 above).

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

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