Miriam Barnett

Femaleabout 1842–23 May 1915

Brief Life History of Miriam

Miriam Barnett was born about 1842, in Kutno, Łódź, Poland as the daughter of Moshe Mordechai Barnett. She married Joseph Israel Cohen in 1866. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Toxteth Park St Michael, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 23 May 1915, in Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74, and was buried in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Israel Cohen
Miriam Barnett
about 1842–1915
Marriage: 1866
Eliza Cohen
Morris Aaron Cohen
Rachel Cohen
David Cohen
Esther Cohen
Marks Cohen
Rebecca Cohen
Leah Cohen

Sources (7)

  • Mary Cohen in household of Joseph Cohen, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Miriam Cohen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Cohen in household of Joseph Cohen, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1854 · St. George's Hall

    Age 12

    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

    1863 · January Uprising

    Age 21

    The Polish citizens of the Russian Partition launched an insurrection against the Russian Empire on January 22, 1863. The inciting event of the rebellion was the proposal of a draft to force young Polish activists to serve twenty years in the Imperial Russian Army. Although the protest began with primarily with the youth, they were eventually joined by high-ranking officers and political members. Unfortunately for the Poles, they were disorganized and quickly outnumbered. The Russian Empire carried out retaliation in the form of deportations and public executions. The Poles were soundly defeated, suffering between 10,000 to 20,000 casualties.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn, to set light to’).

    English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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