Benjamin Barney

21 September 1795–14 September 1882 (Age 87)
Savoy, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Barney was born on 21 September 1795, in Savoy, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Barney, was 34 and his mother, Deborah Crapo, was 33. He married Minerva F Harris in December 1820, in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Newburg Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 14 September 1882, in Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Barney
1795–1882
Minerva F Harris
1801–1849
Marriage: December 1820
Angeline Barney
1822–1867
Barney
1838–1840
Barney
1838–1840
Marshall W. Barney
1824–1850
Benjamin Philander Barney
1826–1891
Jane Ann Barney
1826–1859
Barney
1828–
Benjamin Franklin Barney
1833–1869
John Barney
1836–1863

Spouse and Children

    Male1795–1882Male

    Minerva F Harris

    Female1801–1849Female

MARRIAGE
December 1820
Sandusky, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

    Angeline Barney

    Female1822–1867Female

    Marshall W. Barney

    Male1824–1850Male

    Male1826–1891Male

    Jane Ann Barney

    Female1826–1859Female

    Barney

    Male1828–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1818

Age 23

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Barney in Norfolk, which is probably named with an Old English personal name Bera (with genitive -n) + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in a marsh’. 2. from the personal name Barney, a pet form of Bernard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benj Barney in household of John Barney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin Barney in household of George W Chrysup, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Benjamin Barney, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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