Eliza B Barber

20 November 1828–23 December 1921 (Age 93)
Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Eliza B

When Eliza B Barber was born on 20 November 1828, in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Ebenezer Barber, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Barber, was 41. She married James Francis Howe on 13 May 1845. She lived in Dalton, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Hubbard, Ituna Bon Accord No. 246, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1921. She died on 23 December 1921, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Martin Luther Hubbard
Eliza B Barber
Marriage: 31 July 1867
Elisha Martin Hubbard
Herbert Alanson Hubbard

Spouse and Children

    Martin Luther Hubbard



31 July 1867
Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Ebenezer Barber


    Elizabeth Barber




World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 5

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a 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.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from German Barbier ‘barber’.3 Catalan: occupational name for a barber, barber (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza B Hubbard in household of Herbert H Hubbard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elisa B Cooke in household of Henry C Cooke, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Eliza Dickinson in household of William E Dickinson, "United States Census, 1860"

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