Golda May Barr

12 March 1902–October 1964 (Age 62)
Dahlgren, Hamilton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Golda May

When Golda May Barr was born on 12 March 1902, in Dahlgren, Hamilton, Illinois, United States, her father, Walter Theodore Barr, was 33 and her mother, Eliza Jane Collins, was 29. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with John Earl Jenkins. She lived in Knight Prairie Township, Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in October 1964, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Dahlgren, Hamilton, Illinois, United States.

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John Earl Jenkins
Golda May Barr
Carroll Barr Jenkins
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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English: Derived from Barr, a parish in Ayrshire, Scotland; a local name in Staffordshire

Sources (3)

  • Golda Barr in household of Walter T Barr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Golda B Jenkins in household of Earl Jenkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Goldia Barr in household of Walter T Barr, "United States Census, 1910"

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