When Nettie Francis Barnett was born on 16 July 1865, in Fayette, Illinois, United States, her father, Robert Wickliffe Barnett, was 29 and her mother, Malinda Perkins, was 23. She lived in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Sedalia Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 6 December 1946, in Pettis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pettis, Missouri, United States.
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 .