Mary Elizabeth Barnhill

30 November 1855–30 November 1920 (Age 65)
Carroll, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Barnhill was born on 30 November 1855, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States, her father, Wikerson W. A. Barnhill, was 25 and her mother, Martha J. Howard, was 18. She had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with Joseph Priest Parker. She lived in Civil District 1, Henderson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 November 1920, at the age of 65, and was buried in Parker Crossroads, Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Joseph Priest Parker
Mary Elizabeth Barnhill
Libbie J. Parker
infant Parker
William Priestly Parker
Lessie Parker
Lila Parker
Dr Samuel Thomas Parker
John Albert Parker
George Cass Parker
Paul Parker
Mary Grace Parker

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 7

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill with a barn on it, from Middle English barn ‘barn’ + hille ‘hill’, or a habitational name from a place named Barnhill, possibly the one near Broxton in Cheshire named with Old English bere-ærn ‘barn’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Parker in household of Joe P Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • 1920 - Mary E Parker in household of Joseph P Parker (HUSBAND), "United States Census, 1920"
  • 1880 - Mary E Parker in household of Joseph P Parker (HUSBAND), "United States Census, 1880"

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