Charles E. Barber

Male10 November 1831–3 December 1908

Brief Life History of Charles E.

When Charles E. Barber was born on 10 November 1831, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Ezekiel Barber, was 52 and his mother, Content Palmer, was 38. He lived in Napoli, Napoli, Cattaraugus, New York, United States for about 10 years and Napoli, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 3 December 1908, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Barber
1779–1847
Content Palmer
1793–1872
Ann Barber
1808–
Russell W Barber
1812–1898
David Barber
1813–1833
Palmer P. Barber
1814–1905
Susan Barber
1816–1903
Benjamin M. Barber
1819–1898
Daniel Barber
1821–1821
Hazard Barber
1821–1821
Joanna Barber
1821–
Solomon Barber
1825–1907
Charles E. Barber
1831–1908
Lovina N. Barber
1834–1905

Sources (13)

  • Charles E Barber, "United States Census, 1900"
  • U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
  • Charles E Barber, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

1841 · Dorr Rebellion

Age 10

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 31

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a barber, from Middle English barb(o)ur ‘barber’ (Anglo-Norman French barber, Old French barbier, from Late Latin barbarius, a derivative of barba ‘beard’). In the Middle Ages barbers not only cut hair and shaved beards, but also practised surgery and pulled teeth.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’ (compare 1 above).

Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1 above).

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

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