Timothy Barber Sr

Male23 October 1748–1790

Brief Life History of Timothy

When Timothy Barber Sr was born on 23 October 1748, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Nathaniel Barber, was 30 and his mother, Hepzibah Loomis, was 26. He married Anna Peck on 29 May 1776, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. He died in 1790, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 42.

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Timothy Barber Sr
Hannah Peck
Marriage: 28 May 1786
Sarah Barber
David Barber
Timothy Barber

Sources (8)

  • Timothy Barber in entry for Miles Barber, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Timothy Barber, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Timothy Barber, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1786Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (18)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 28

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 33

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 35

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    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).

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

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