Charles Barnett

Male23 April 1916–2 April 1941

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Barnett was born on 23 April 1916, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Andrew Barnett, was 30 and his mother, Minnie Myrtle Sandefur, was 30. He lived in Big Creek District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 2 April 1941, at the age of 24.

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Charles Andrew Barnett
Minnie Myrtle Sandefur
Georgia Beatrice Barnett
Charles Barnett
Bertha Barnett
Nellie Juanita Barnett
Juanita Barnett
Clyde T Barnett

Sources (6)

  • Charles Barnett in household of Charlie Barnett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Barnett - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Charles Barnett
  • Charles M. Barnett, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 10

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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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