Elizabeth Barney

27 April 1745–from 1746 to 1839
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Barney was born on 27 April 1745, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, William Barney, was 27 and her mother, Frances Holland Watts, was 16. She died from 1746 to 1839, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

William Barney
1718–1773
Frances Holland Watts
1728–1788
Elizabeth Barney
1745–1839
Mary Barney
1767–
Margaret Barney
1747–1748
Peggy Barney
1749–1843
John Holland Barney
1752–1840
William Stevenson Barney
1754–1844
Mary Barney
1757–
Joshua Barney
1759–1818

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World Events (3)

1776
Age 31
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 31
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1782 · Lexington Market Opens
Age 37
The Legendary Lexington Market Opened in 1782. The market is as old as the America itself.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Barney in Norfolk, which is probably named with an Old English personal name Bera (with genitive -n) + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in a marsh’. 2. from the personal name Barney, a pet form of Bernard .

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

Possible Related Names

Bernard
Burney

Story Highlight

Name

She was named after her grandmother. Source: Book by William Frederick Adams titled, "Commodore Joshua Barney (1912)" a compilation of genealogical and historical data.

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