William Archibald Barnett

13 June 1876–4 January 1939 (Age 62)
Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of William Archibald

When William Archibald Barnett was born on 13 June 1876, in Benton, Arkansas, United States, his father, Pvt John Bailey Barnett, was 27 and his mother, Alice Elizabeth Fain, was 15. He married Coda Ida Linn on 16 May 1896, in Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Township 1, Delaware, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Moodys, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 January 1939, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

William Archibald Barnett
Nora Bedwell
Marriage: 13 September 1903
Tony Truman Barnett
Milam Luton Barnett
Opal M Barnett

Spouse and Children

13 September 1903
Craig, Oklahoma, United States


    Tony Truman Barnett


    Milam Luton Barnett


    Opal M Barnett


Parents and Siblings

    Pvt John Bailey Barnett


    Alice Elizabeth Fain




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 1

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from various places, for example Chipping (High) Barnet, East Barnet, and Friern Barnet in Greater London, named with Old English bærnet ‘place cleared by burning’ (a derivative of bærnan ‘to burn’, ‘to set light to’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Archibald Barnett in household of John Barnett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Arch Barnett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • W Arch Barnett, "United States Census, 1930"

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