Barclay Lord Libby

28 December 1888–
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Barclay Lord

When Barclay Lord Libby was born on 28 December 1888, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Alphonzo J Libby, was 35 and his mother, Eliza L Lord, was 25. He lived in Detroit Ward 2, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930.

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Alphonzo J Libby
Eliza L Lord
Barclay Lord Libby
Ruth Arlington Libby
Raymond Libby

Parents and Siblings

    Alphonzo J Libby


    Eliza L Lord




World Events (8)

1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 1

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 31

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the female personal names Elizabeth or Isabel.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barclay Libby in household of Clarence Heuser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Barclay Libby in household of Ellie Libby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Barclay Libby in household of Alphonso Libby, "United States Census, 1910"

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