Ollie Travis Barnett

17 November 1870–27 February 1943 (Age 72)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Ollie Travis

When Ollie Travis Barnett was born on 17 November 1870, in Mississippi, United States, her father, William Henry Barnett, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Stovall, was 24. She married James Albert Hill on 15 September 1892, in Cass, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Beat 5, Monroe, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Cass, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 27 February 1943, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

James Albert Hill
Ollie Travis Barnett
Marriage: 15 September 1892
Anna Hill
James Wilbur Hill
Willie Hill
Luiler Hill
Clifford Hill

Spouse and Children

15 September 1892
Cass, Texas, United States


    Anna Hill


    James Wilbur Hill



    Luiler Hill


    Clifford Hill


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Barnett


    Elizabeth Stovall




    George Burnett



    Ollie Burnett


    Tom Burnett


    Charles Penn Barnett


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 6

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 7

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 24

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

English:1. 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’). 2. from a medieval personal name, a variant of Bernard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ollie T Hill in household of J A Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ollie Barnett, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Ollie T Barnett in entry for Clifford Hill, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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