Eliza Ann Barnett

Female8 October 1824–8 March 1892

Brief Life History of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Barnett was born on 8 October 1824, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, John William Barnett, was 23 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Simmons, was 22. She married William Daniel Vinson on 8 October 1839, in Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 8, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1880. She died on 8 March 1892, in Terrell, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Honey Grove, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Daniel Vinson
Eliza Ann Barnett
Marriage: 8 October 1839
Lucy Catherine Vinson
Mary Anne Vinson
John E Vinson
Nancy Jane Vinson
William L. Vinson
Thomas B. Vinson
Emma E. Vinson
Ida T Vinson

Sources (12)

  • Eliza Vinson in household of William D Vinson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eliza A. Barnet - Government record: birth-name: Mrs Eliza A. Vinson
  • Eliza A. Vinson, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1839Giles, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 11

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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