Henry Barb

September 1865–27 July 1928 (Age 62)
District 8, Hawkins County, Tennessee

The Life of Henry

When Henry Barb was born in September 1865, his father, John Barb, was 34 and his mother, Eliza Jane Leonard, was 30. He died on 27 July 1928, in Hancock, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Ramsey Cemetery, Hancock, Illinois, United States.

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 13

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 17

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of French Barbe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Barb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Barb in household of John Barb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Barb, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

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