Mary Ann Barber

14 March 1805–
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

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 on 30 October 1822, in Tolland, Tolland, 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 20 years.

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George Austin Howard
Mary Ann Barber
Marriage: 30 October 1822
Mary Maria Howard
Edward Dimick Howard
Lucy A. Howard
Jane C. Howard
Martha Melinda Howard

Spouse and Children

30 October 1822
Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, United States


    Mary Maria Howard


    Edward Dimick Howard


    Lucy A. Howard


    Jane C. Howard


    Martha Melinda Howard


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 6

"ASHTABULA COUNTY - This county was formed 7 June 1807, and was taken from Trumbull and Geauga [Counties], and the date of its organization was 22 January 1811. It derived its name from Ashtabula River, which signifies in Indian dialect, ""Fish River."""
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 31

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a 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.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Howard in household of Edward D Howard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Ann Howard in household of Geo A Howard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ann Howard in entry for Mary Maria Howard, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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