Mary Barrett

6 October 1859–18 December 1918 (Age 59)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Barrett was born on 6 October 1859, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Albert Barrett, was 30 and her mother, Helen Schuler, was 20. She married George F Root on 1 January 1879, in Vienna Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Birch Run, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1870 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died on 18 December 1918, in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Moscow, Latah, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morris Manson McGarvey
1849–1920
Mary Barrett
1859–1918
Marriage: 3 November 1887
Charles McGarvey
1885–
Grace Newman McGarvey
1887–1977
Morris Manson McGarvey
1889–1959
Clarence Crockett McGarvey
1891–1974
Leatha Alpha Mary R Mason
1893–1990
Mary P McGarvey
1893–

Spouse and Children

    Morris Manson McGarvey

    Male1849–1920Male

    Female1859–1918Female

MARRIAGE
3 November 1887
Clio, Genesee, Michigan, United States
children

(6)

    Charles McGarvey

    Male1885–Male

    Grace Newman McGarvey

    Female1887–1977Female

    Male1889–1959Male

    Clarence Crockett McGarvey

    Male1891–1974Male

    Leatha Alpha Mary R Mason

    Female1893–1990Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Barrett

    Male1829–1889Male

    Helen Schuler

    Female1839–1927Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1859–1918Female

    Elmira Barrett

    Female1861–Female

    William Barrett

    Male1863–Male

    Charles A Barrett

    Male1865–1921Male

    Male1869–1944Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 4

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 18

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

English: of much discussed but uncertain origin.1. It may be from a medieval personal name, but if so the form is unclear. 2. Alternatively, it may be a nickname for a quarrelsome or deceitful person, from Middle English bar(r)et(t)e, bar(r)at ‘trouble’, ‘strife’, ‘deception’, ‘cheating’ (Old French barat ‘commerce’, ‘dealings’, a derivative of barater ‘to haggle’). It is possible that the original sense of barat survived unrecorded into Middle English as a word for a market trader; the Italian cognate Baratta has this sense. It could also be a nickname or metonymic occupational name from Old French barette ‘cap’, ‘bonnet’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Barrett in household of Albert Barrett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Mcgarvey in household of Morris Mcgarvey, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Mary Mcgarvey in household of Morris Mcgarvey, "United States Census, 1910"

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