William Barron

16 December 1790–1858 (Age 67)
Stamfordham, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Barron was born on 16 December 1790, in Stamfordham, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Barron, was 34 and his mother, Margery Wilkinson, was 29. He married Sarah Ann Walters on 6 May 1818, in Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1858, in Caledonia, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 68.

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William Barron
Sarah Ann Walters
Marriage: 6 May 1818
Mary Barron
John Walters Barron
William C. Barron
about 1828–
Ellen Barron

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1818Elmira, Chemung, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    Age 13
    "The town of Caledonia was established in 1803 as the ""Town of Southampton"", having previously been known as ""Northampton"". Settlers from Scotland renamed it ""Caledonia"", the Latin name for Scotland, in 1806."
    Age 18
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Jesus, Manuel, Francisco, Carlos, Miguel, Raul, Pedro, Ruben, Alfredo, Luis.Scottish: status name from Scots baron, which in the Highlands denoted a small proprietary landholder. In Angus it alluded specifically to a tenant of one of the small baronies attached to the Abbey of Coupar Angus. The surname was taken by Scottish migrants to Ulster. Compare Baron .Scottish: shortened form of McBarron, from Scottish Gaelic Mac a' Bharain ‘son of the baron’. See Baron and 1 above.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • William Barron, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Barron, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"

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