When Mary Ann Barber was born on 14 March 1805, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Roger Barber, was 30 and her mother, Martha Kilbourne, was 32. She married George Austin Howard in 1822, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Orwell, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States for about 30 years.
English: occupational name for a barber, from Middle English barb(o)ur ‘barber’ (Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’). In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’ (compare 1 above).
Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1 above).