Samuel Barsby

about 1866–1926 (Age 60)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Barsby was born about 1866, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Barsby, was 55 and his mother, Elizabeth Marston, was 40. He married Mary Eliza Rice on 20 May 1893, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1926, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, at the age of 60.

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Samuel Barsby
Mary Eliza Rice
Marriage: 20 May 1893
Arthur Barsby
Horace Barsby
Ida Barsby
Harrold Barsby

Spouse and Children

20 May 1893
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 14

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 38

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine) and Ukrainian: habitational name for someone from the city of Bar, now in Ukraine. In the 16th century this was an important frontier fortress of the Polish Empire against the Turks and the Tartars, which in the 18th century became the center of a confederation. Its original name was Rów; it was given its present name in honor of the Italian city of Bari by Bona Sforza , Duchess of Bari, wife of King Zygmunt Stary (Sigismund the Old).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Borsby in household of Thomas Borsby, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Samuel ? in household of Richard Barsby, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Samuel Barsby in household of Richard Barsby, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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