Reuben Barfield Strickland

Brief Life History of Reuben Barfield

When Reuben Barfield Strickland was born about 1810, in Wayne, Georgia, United States, his father, Richard Dick Strickland, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann Barfield, was 36. He married Ann Joiner on 19 September 1832, in Ritch, Wayne, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Alachua, Florida, United States in 1860. He died in May 1880, in Liberty, Georgia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Liberty, Georgia, United States.

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Reuben Barfield Strickland
Ann Joiner
Marriage: 19 September 1832
Treacy Strickland
Elijah Strickland
Eliza Strickland
Eli M. Strickland
Absalom J. Strickland
Elizabeth Strickland
Jasper Newton Strickland
Claude Strickland
Elizabeth Strickland
Reuben Barfield Strickland
John Joiner Strickland
Allen F. Strickland
Laura Strickland

Sources (5)

  • Reuben Strickland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Reuben Strickland, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • R.B. Strickland in entry for Mary Elizabeth Shedd, "Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries: 1824: Alachua, Florida Territory, United States 1845: Alachua, Florida, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Great and Little Strickland (Westmorland) or Strickland Ketel and Strickland Roger (also Westmorland). The placenames derive from Old English stīrc ‘stirk, young bullock or heifer’ + land ‘land’.

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

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