Frederick (Fred) A. Barron

20 May 1873–
Berlin, Monroe, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frederick (Fred) A.

When Frederick (Fred) A. Barron was born on 20 May 1873, in Berlin, Monroe, Michigan, United States, his father, Adolphus Barron, was 27 and his mother, Mary Mercure, was 23. He married Lena Solo or Soleau on 26 February 1895, in Newport, Monroe, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Frederick (Fred) A. Barron
Lena Solo or Soleau
Marriage: 26 February 1895
Roy J. Barron
Royal Borrow
Leo Lawrence Barron
Viola K. Barron

Spouse and Children

26 February 1895
Newport, Monroe, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Adolphus Barron





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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 31

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern English, and Irish:1. status name from Middle English barron ( see Baron ). A baron in Scotland was a member of a class of minor landowners who had a certain degree of jurisdiction over the local populace living in his barony. 2. of Norman origin: from an Old French personal name Baro (oblique case Baron) ( see Baron ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick Borrow in household of Adolphus Borrow, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred A Barron, „United States Census, 1940“
  • Fred Barrow in entry for Levi Frankhouse and Viola Barrow, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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