Francis Marion Barnett

31 May 1840–31 December 1923 (Age 83)
Haywood, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Barnett was born on 31 May 1840, in Haywood, Tennessee, United States, his father, Bird Braxton Barnett, was 30 and his mother, Martha Patsey Parson Walker, was 28. He married Ada Frances Parker on 5 May 1881, in Stanislaus, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in San Joaquin, California, United States in 1900 and Stockton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States in 1924. He died on 31 December 1923, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Barnett
Ada Frances Parker
Marriage: 5 May 1881
Lyad Burnett
Lloyd Parker Barnett
Henry Addison Barnett
Donald Cameron Barnett
Sydney Baxter Barnett
Carrie Burnett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1881Stanislaus, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 13
    Established June 10, 1853, Stockton is located along the Delaware River and was a stop on the Belvidere & Delaware Railroad. It became the location for the post office when it was moved from Prallsville. Jeremiah Smith became the first postmaster.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 22
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English: 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’).English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .Jewish (Ashkenazic): this surname has been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews in the English-speaking world, perhaps as an Anglicized form of a vaguely similar Jewish name such as Baruch .

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

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    Sources (39)

    • Francis Marion Barnett in entry for Donald Cameron Barnett, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Marion Barnett in household of Henry Barnett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Marion Thomais Barrett, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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