William Francis Barry

30 July 1898–30 May 1966 (Age 67)
Northam West

The Life of William Francis

When William Francis Barry was born on 30 July 1898, his father, James Barry, was 37 and his mother, Anne Hanson, was 31. He married Amelia May Paynter on 21 December 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 30 May 1966, in Wellington, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William Francis Barry
1898–1966
Amelia May Paynter
1900–1983
Marriage: 21 December 1921
Harold Francis Barry
1926–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1921
St Josephs Wagin
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    James Barry

    Male1861–1931Male

    Female1867–1947Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 8

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beargha ‘descendant of Beargh’, a byname meaning ‘plunderer’.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Báire ‘descendant of Báire’, a short form of either of two Gaelic personal names, Bairrfhionn or Fionnbharr.3 English, of Welsh origin: patronymic from Harry , the medieval English vernacular form of Henry , preceded by Welsh ap ‘son of’. Compare Parry .

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

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