Collins Barnes

about 1809–April 1850 (Age 41)
New York

The Life of Collins

When Collins Barnes was born about 1809, his father, John Barnes, was 36 and his mother, Mehitable Hough, was 34. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Diana Brown. He died in April 1850, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Collins Barnes
1809–1850
Diana Brown
1811–
Ann Barnes
1836–
Jennie Barnes
1838–1900
Adeline Barnes
1841–
Pliny Harry Barnes
1843–1927
Cassins R. Barnes
1845–
Collins W. Barnes
1848–1924

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

    Ann Barnes

    Female1836–Female

    Jennie Barnes

    Female1838–1900Female

    Adeline Barnes

    Female1841–Female

    Pliny Harry Barnes

    Male1843–1927Male

    Cassins R. Barnes

    Male1845–Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn or barns, from Middle English barn ‘barn’, ‘granary’. In some cases, it may be a habitational name from Barnes (on the Surrey bank of the Thames in London), which was named in Old English with this word.2 English: name borne by the son or servant of a barne, a term used in the early Middle Ages for a member of the upper classes, although its precise meaning is not clear (it derives from Old English beorn, Old Norse barn ‘young warrior’). Barne was also occasionally used as a personal name (from an Old English, Old Norse byname), and some examples of the surname may derive from this use.3 Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bearáin ‘descendant of Bearán’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Collins Barnes in entry for P. Harry Barnes and Etta Sayles, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Collins Barnes in entry for Collins W Barnes, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"
  • Collins Barnes in entry for Henry H Barnes, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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