Timothy Barber Sr

Brief Life History of Timothy

When Timothy Barber Sr was born on 23 October 1748, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, 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. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1790, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 42.

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Timothy Barber Sr
Anna Peck
Marriage: 29 May 1776
Sarah Barber
David Barber
Timothy Barber

Sources (12)

  • Timothy Barber, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Timothy Barber, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Connecticut, U.S., Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)

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Created on October 9, 1751 from Fairfield, New Haven and Hartford Counties


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

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

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.

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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