John Walker Barr

1787–October 1849 (Age 62)
Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John Walker

When John Walker Barr was born in 1787, in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Isaac Barr, was 16 and his mother, Margaret Walker, was 16. He married Agnes McCord on 22 May 1811, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1820. He died in October 1849, in Marion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62.

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John Walker Barr
Agnes McCord
Marriage: 22 May 1811
Isaac Greenfield Barr
Esther P Barr
Mary Malinda Barr
James Walker Barr
Silas Newton Barr
William Harris Barr

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
Age 0
The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State
Age 9
On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
Age 17
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of various places in southwestern Scotland, in particular Ayrshire and Renfrewshire, named with Gaelic barr ‘height’, ‘hill’ or a British cognate of this.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a gateway or barrier, from Middle English, Old French barre ‘bar’, ‘obstruction’.3 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France called Barre. See Barre .

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

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Sources (6)

  • John W Baer, "United States Census, 1820"
  • John W Barr, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • John W Barr, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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