Mary L. Barnwell

1866–
Henderson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary L.

When Mary L. Barnwell was born in 1866, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Barnwell, was 47 and her mother, Rosanna Lanning, was 37. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

James Barnwell
1819–1864
Rosanna Lanning
1829–1898
Syrus Barzilla Barnwell
1862–1913
Mary L. Barnwell
1866–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 11

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 31

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so called; there is one in Cambridgeshire and another in Northamptonshire, both named with Old English beorn ‘warrior’ (genitive plural beorna) or the Old English personal name Beorna + well(a) ‘stream’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Mary L Barnwell in household of William Morrison, "United States Census, 1870"

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